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Gareth Barry's England Goal Will Stand

FIFA have confirmed that despite a dispute over the amount of subs used in the ill timed and meaningless friendly between Trinidad and Tobago and England, the goals and caps will stand.

There had been reports suggesting that all caps would be rescinded along with goals scored.

FIFA say they had no agreement with the FA for England to be able to make 7 substitutions but have put the matter down to an error by the ref.

Yup, good shout, if in doubt blame the man in black, unless you are blaming Johnny Cash, then you can **** right off!

So VILLA PLAYER Gareth Barry's cap and goal will count, as will Ashley Young's cap for coming on as sub.

Andy however, wasn't given a cap, it was just his surname.




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 5 2008

Time: 3:27PM

Your Comments

I should think so to.
storagematt
I should think so to.
storagematt
Forgotten to take the pills today Fear?
Villan Of The North
Forgotten to take the pills today Fear?
Villan Of The North
hehehehehe, I've never been a full shilling!
The Fear
hehehehehe, I've never been a full shilling!
The Fear
Two meaningless, pointless games. Even the concern over whether goals and caps would count from the latter game hardly raised the excitement level.
glensider
Two meaningless, pointless games. Even the concern over whether goals and caps would count from the latter game hardly raised the excitement level.
glensider
only our incompetent FA could get into this sort of mess!
merlin
only our incompetent FA could get into this sort of mess!
merlin
If I were playing and captain of the side I would be seriously pizzed off my first International goal was chalked off because of another FA cock up.
col8
If I were playing and captain of the side I would be seriously pizzed off my first International goal was chalked off because of another FA cock up.
col8
Very valid point merlin. We expect the worst with that shower at the F.A. involved. Nothing is ever straightforward, or done as it should be.
glensider
Very valid point merlin. We expect the worst with that shower at the F.A. involved. Nothing is ever straightforward, or done as it should be.
glensider
Well if this dont put another 5 mill on nothing will
littleillain82
Well if this dont put another 5 mill on nothing will
littleillain82
can we sign the entire dutch national team?
los_angeles_villan
we've already got bouma!
los_angeles_villan
can we sign the entire dutch national team?
los_angeles_villan
we've already got bouma!
los_angeles_villan
I didn't know this, but great news for both our lads, and even better for Barry with an england goal!!
romanianvillain
I didn't know this, but great news for both our lads, and even better for Barry with an england goal!!
romanianvillain
 

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