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Bent Makes England Squad + FIVE Ex Villans

Five former Villa players in the England squad for the friendly v Holland. (Plus two we had on loan!)

Damn!

Oh and Darren Bent has made the call up. Good luck Benty!

England Squad - In-full:

Goalkeepers: Scott Carson (Bursaspor) Joe Hart (Manchester City) Robert Green (West Ham United).

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Ashley Cole (Chelsea) Leighton Baines (Everton) Glen Johnson (Liverpool) Phil Jones (Manchester United) Micah Richards (Manchester City) Chris Smalling (Manchester United) Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur).

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City) Tom Cleverley (Manchester United) Stewart Downing (Liverpool) Adam Johnson (Manchester City) Steven Gerrard (Liverpool) James Milner (Manchester City) Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur) Ashley Young (Manchester United) Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

Strikers: Darren Bent (Aston Villa) Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland) Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Danny Welbeck (Manchester United).




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 23 2012

Time: 12:46PM

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It makes one wonder how well we would be playing and what our position in the league would be if we had not sold/given away(Cahill) these players. I worry that we have developed a "loser" mentality that will see us struggling by the end of the season.
Obediah
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23/02/2012 13:33:00

Cahill should never have been sold, but at the end of the day the others wanted to go so we didn't have much say in the matter. Good luck Bent, make your mark!
jsmccue
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23/02/2012 13:55:00

Never gave a toss about England in the past 'cos we were never involved - now it seriously p****s me off!
jbd656
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23/02/2012 14:03:00

Just imagine what our team would look like if we never sold Cahill, Young, Milner, Downing, Barry and somehow managed to keep Walker. Just imagine, Given, Clarke on the left, Cuellar and Cahill in the middle, Walker right, our whole midfield fighting for a place but most likely Downing on the left, Milner and Barry Centre and Young right and upfront Bent and Agbonlahor. THANKS A LOT LERNER.
Avfc94 we do
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23/02/2012 15:23:00

Re Bent, TBH I'm surprised. Playing for us and our crap anti football doesn't lend itself to being selected for England duties. With all due respect to DB9, whoever picked the squad (Pearce?) must be kinda desperate......
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