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Villa Midfielder Earns England Call

James Milner has been called up to the full England side from the Under-21`s following injury to Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick.

Various media sources are suggesting that Carrick has suffered a foot injury and joins a long list of absentees from the England squad ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against world football powerhouses Kazakhstan and Andorra.

Milner, 23, holds the record for number of Under-21 caps with a whopping 48 appearances however has not managed a full cap as of yet despite being called up by current boss Fabio Capello in February`s friendly defeat at the hands of European Champions Spain.

The former Newcastle midfielder joins Gareth Barry, Ashley Young and the mighty Emile Heskey for the trip to Almaty.




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Writer: Murph Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 31 2009

Time: 9:19PM

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I doubt Carrick would play anyway, GB has that role stitched up . More chance of me playing than Milner but great he's made the squad
Villan57
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31/05/2009 21:28:00

I doubt Carrick would play anyway, GB has that role stitched up . More chance of me playing than Milner but great he's made the squad
Villan57
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31/05/2009 21:28:00

Milner is a top player with pace and spirit and Villa are lucky to have him on board. He will be an international, But personally I think he is not ready for that yet... and Martin should keep him close rather than let any diversions creep in.
Sindbad
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01/06/2009 01:01:00

Milner is a top player with pace and spirit and Villa are lucky to have him on board. He will be an international, But personally I think he is not ready for that yet... and Martin should keep him close rather than let any diversions creep in.
Sindbad
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01/06/2009 01:01:00

Poor Heskey can't get any love, even when he gets in international call-up. Sigh.
villabrownie
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01/06/2009 04:52:00

Poor Heskey can't get any love, even when he gets in international call-up. Sigh.
villabrownie
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01/06/2009 04:52:00

No Wonder he holds the "record for number of Under-21 caps with a whopping 48 appearances" if he is still playing for the U21's at 23!!! Or Am I missing something?
iomvilla
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01/06/2009 10:29:00

No Wonder he holds the "record for number of Under-21 caps with a whopping 48 appearances" if he is still playing for the U21's at 23!!! Or Am I missing something?
iomvilla
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01/06/2009 10:29:00

VB your spoken for Im sure Emule will find love when Milner turns up.
col8
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01/06/2009 10:41:00

VB your spoken for Im sure Emule will find love when Milner turns up.
col8
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01/06/2009 10:41:00

Most consistant young England player for last 3 sesaons
Tiny T
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01/06/2009 10:55:00

Most consistant young England player for last 3 sesaons
Tiny T
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01/06/2009 10:55:00

Great news, I really like Milner and think he deserves his chance.
The Fear
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01/06/2009 13:31:00

Great news, I really like Milner and think he deserves his chance.
The Fear
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01/06/2009 13:31:00

Great News for Milner! After the appearances in the U21 Squad i would think he is more than ready for the Senior Squad!!
Charizma
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01/06/2009 13:50:00

Great News for Milner! After the appearances in the U21 Squad i would think he is more than ready for the Senior Squad!!
Charizma
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01/06/2009 13:50:00

Is'nt this guy a winger? However did Newcastle sell him.. lol
JT_daniel
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02/06/2009 10:37:00

Is'nt this guy a winger? However did Newcastle sell him.. lol
JT_daniel
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02/06/2009 10:37:00

 

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