So, the latest squad has been announced for the 'oh so important' upcoming friendlies. No point trying to come up with some sort of engaging article, it's International football, I don't like that, it bores the heck out of me. So here's the squad, what do you think of it?
Are there any surprises that you are happy with? Are you able to understand how our own little striker is once again selected for an England squad, despite barely playing for his club? Personally I'm chuffed to see Lallana called up, I really like his as a player, he's bright, enthusiastic, works hard, is a skillful little so & so, and will add a bit more flair to a usually very boring Englad set-up.
Anyway, in goal we have the choices of Forster, Hart and Ruddy. Personally, I'd like to see Forster given the nod, but that's just me.
In defence we have choices from Baines, Cahill, Cole, Gibbs, Jagielka, Johnson, Jones, Smalling, Walker...
In midfield we have choices from Barkley, Carrick, Cleverley, Gerrard, Henderson, Lallana, Lampard, Milner, Townsend, Wilshere.
Whilst in attack, we have the choices of Defoe, Lambert, Rodriguez, Rooney, Sturridge, Welbeck.
So what do you think? As I said, I'm not that fussed because I find International football boring, but at least this topic will stop us from clogging up other threads whilst trying to figure out why certain players are selected, why Smalling & jones are in there, yet Dawson isn't, yet is part of one of the meanest defences in Europe. All I care about, as per usual, is our own players coming back unscathed. Over to you!
Written by coopsieyid