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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
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
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
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
Poor Heskey can't get any love, even when he gets in international call-up. Sigh.
villabrownie
Poor Heskey can't get any love, even when he gets in international call-up. Sigh.
villabrownie
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
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
VB your spoken for Im sure Emule will find love when Milner turns up.
col8
VB your spoken for Im sure Emule will find love when Milner turns up.
col8
Most consistant young England player for last 3 sesaons
Tiny T
Most consistant young England player for last 3 sesaons
Tiny T
Great news, I really like Milner and think he deserves his chance.
The Fear
Great news, I really like Milner and think he deserves his chance.
The Fear
Great News for Milner! After the appearances in the U21 Squad i would think he is more than ready for the Senior Squad!!
Charizma
Great News for Milner! After the appearances in the U21 Squad i would think he is more than ready for the Senior Squad!!
Charizma
Is'nt this guy a winger? However did Newcastle sell him.. lol
JT_daniel
Is'nt this guy a winger? However did Newcastle sell him.. lol
JT_daniel
 

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