UK time is: 04:43:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Villa Score England Hattrick In WC Squad


Back of the net! Villa have scored an England hattrick with James Milner, Emile Heskey and Stephen Warnock all getting the nod in Fabio Capello's final squad.

Congratulations to the three of them.

Squad:

J Hart, D James, R Green;

J Carragher, A Cole, R Ferdinand, G Johnson, L King, J Terry, M Upson, S Warnock;

G Barry, M Carrick, J Cole, S Gerrard, F Lampard, A Lennon, J Milner, S Wright-Phillips;

P Crouch, J Defoe, E Heskey, W Rooney.

Young-Jonah pointed out earlier,

'Not sure whether they will be at the World Cup yet, but found out today, that Villa have only ever supplied 5 players to England for World Cups. Thats right, only 5 Villa players have ever been part of the England squad that has travelled to a World Cup.'

They are:-

1982 - Peter Withe
1986 - Steve Hodge
1990 - David Platt
1998 - Gareth Southgate
2002 - Darius Vassell

(And Peter Withe never played)




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 1 2010

Time: 4:53PM

Your Comments

Great news for those players, although i think Heskey and Warnock can count themselves lucky! Im looking forward to supporting them and England in the World Cup. Only people that made it who i think shouldn't have was Carrick (coz he has been awful) and Upson for the same reason!
AndyFC
Swap Upson for Dawson, and SWP for Adam Johnson. Everything else i'm happy with. Warnock was the right choice, and despite Bent's goal tally, I think Heskey was the right choice aswell, but i'm not a fan of Heskey either.
Callum_ws
Oh and that bit at the end is just awful! It won't be long until half of the Villa team makes up the England team, with some of the talent we've got coming through. I think Ashley Young should consider himself unlucky this time round, especially now that SWP is in the final 23, despite his bad season he's still been better than SWP!
Callum_ws
That's right JayVFC, but thats what makes the stat more shocking, look at the squads from the 50s, littered with Wolves and West Brom players, probably before tomorrow they had both had more than us in an England World Cup squad!!! Was 5, now 8. Yet another reason to be proud of our current team at Villa. Great experience for Warnock even if he doesn't play, really happy for the lad.
young_jonah
So how on earth have we only ever had 5 players go to World Cups before!?!? Shocking!
Adam Deuce
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Stats: Aston Villa v Man U (Saturday December 20 2014)

Lambert - Duo Going Nowhere In January (Saturday December 20 2014)

Something For The Weekend (476) (Friday December 19 2014)

Clark Talks Manchester United & Okore (Friday December 19 2014)

Lambert's Big Manchester United Belief (Friday December 19 2014)

Villa Injury News Pre Manchester United (Friday December 19 2014)

Cissokho Relishing Manchester United (Friday December 19 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 660
2. The Fear 650
3. ClivetheVillan 589
4. kefkat 252
5. Freeman14 222
6. sirdennis 181
7. Villan57 150
8. Sussex Villan 130
9. Fulford 127
10. DeanoVilla 122

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Newcastle 16 6 5 5 -4 23
10. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17

Breaking League News

Harry Hails Hatrick Hero
Q.P.R. : 20/12/2014 23:12:00
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:40:00
Bruce: We're Missing Our Big Players
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:29:00
Wholesale Team Changes Pay Off For Monk
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:23:00
Awesome Austin Blitzes Baggies
Q.P.R. : 20/12/2014 21:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 5%
Lowton 0%
Okore 52%
Vlaar 0%
Clark 1%
Cissokho 1%
Delph 4%
Sanchez 26%
Weimann 0%
Agbonlahor 1%
Benteke 10%
Sub - Bacuna 0%
Sub - N'Zogbia 0%