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Villa trio James Milner, Ashley Young and Emile Heskey are all in Fabio Capello's squad for England's friendly with Holland on Wednesday.

From Vital England:

England face Holland in a friendly on Wednesday night, a game that has seen Villa manager Martin O'Neill - never short of a word or two - hit out at a 'pointless' game...

This, along with various other international friendlies and word cup qualifiers, comes on the eve of the new premier league season and this is something that has rattled O'Neill - and others - but not being one to hold back he has voiced his displeasure at this, having previously been unhappy with the U21 and U19 Euros over the summer: 'we will have loads and loads of people away. We have got full internationals, under-21s and under-20s. We might as well invent an under-22 and under-24 competition.

Full article: England - O'Neill hits out!



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday August 9 2009
Time: 11:52AM

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He's dead right. I don't always agree with the 'club before country' argument, but this match, a few days before the start of the season, could destroy some clubs' ambitions for the season, all for an hour and a half's friendly football.
BobTheBuilder
09/08/2009 12:02:00
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He's dead right. I don't always agree with the 'club before country' argument, but this match, a few days before the start of the season, could destroy some clubs' ambitions for the season, all for an hour and a half's friendly football.
BobTheBuilder
09/08/2009 12:02:00
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if MoN is so bothered by it he can easily do a ferguson and say the players are injured, personaly i would love to see England lift the world cup but it cant be done if we dont make the right preps for it
Astonian Villan
09/08/2009 13:58:00
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if MoN is so bothered by it he can easily do a ferguson and say the players are injured, personaly i would love to see England lift the world cup but it cant be done if we dont make the right preps for it
Astonian Villan
09/08/2009 13:58:00
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He's dead right, what a ridiculous time for an international friendly! I mean, what is it going to achieve? Like Bob the Builder, I don't usually agree with the 'club before country' bit, but I think the timing of this game is bad. Oh, great pic BTW! ;)
jolf
09/08/2009 15:04:00
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He's dead right, what a ridiculous time for an international friendly! I mean, what is it going to achieve? Like Bob the Builder, I don't usually agree with the 'club before country' bit, but I think the timing of this game is bad. Oh, great pic BTW! ;)
jolf
09/08/2009 15:04:00
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Oh, and Mr Fear.....what is the 'Word cup'? is it some kind of spelling competition? ......lol sorry ;)
jolf
09/08/2009 15:05:00
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Oh, and Mr Fear.....what is the 'Word cup'? is it some kind of spelling competition? ......lol sorry ;)
jolf
09/08/2009 15:05:00
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I kind of forgot to read the article after being distracted by the picture.
villan of the north
09/08/2009 17:19:00
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I kind of forgot to read the article after being distracted by the picture.
villan of the north
09/08/2009 17:19:00
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