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Robbo In The England Squad

Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson has been named in the latest England International squad.

Robinson is in Fabio Capello's 23-man squad for the England World Cup Qualifiers against Andorra and Croatia. However, his Rovers team-mate Stephen Warnock hasn't made it into this party.

Full squad: Robert Green (West Ham), David James (Portsmouth), Paul Robinson (Blackburn); Wayne Bridge (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester Utd), Glen Johnson (Portsmouth), John Terry (Chelsea), Wes Brown (Manchester Utd), Joleon Lescott (Everton), Matthew Upson (West Ham); Gareth Barry (Aston Villa), David Beckham (LA Galaxy), David Bentley (Tottenham), Jimmy Bullard (Fulham), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough), Jermaine Jenas (Tottenham), Frank Lampard (Chelsea); Jermain Defoe (Portsmouth), Emile Heskey (Wigan), Wayne Rooney (Manchester Utd), Theo Walcott (Arsenal).


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 1 2008

Time: 6:26PM

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Good luck to Robbo, I don't think that he will get his chance though will he? Stevie W is AGAIN VERY unlucky to be left out as Wayne Bridge continues to be selected despite the fact he doesn't play very often for Chelsea!!!
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01/09/2008 18:29:00

England manager in 'picking the same old players' shock!
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01/09/2008 19:31:00

A terrible squad!!! No Ashley Young, Woodgate, Owen, Bent, Crouch, Richards etc etc Bullard???? Upson????? Bridge?????? WALCOTT???????????????????????????? Capello has lost the plot!!
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01/09/2008 21:08:00

So glad that Bullard got in... what a legend. Seriously is there a nicer guy in football??? Mani has someone p***ed you off tonight!?!?
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01/09/2008 21:18:00

Good lad by the way Robinson... keeping plugging away.
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01/09/2008 21:20:00

robbo bak where he belongs
Lets Do The Samba
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01/09/2008 21:30:00

He should be, but its still the same and some of the additions are awful, Bullard, Upson and no Owen who'll score the goals especially against Andorra, Capello's clueless similar to the Swede.
Tiny T
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02/09/2008 08:15:00

Why is Bullard an awful addition? Passionate, great passer, link up play with the forwards is great... stuff that England have been missing. Lets face it, some of the first choice X1 have been rubbish for england, give ther next lot a chance... A team of Robinson (yes I know biased), Micah Richards, Jonny Woodgate, Rio Ferdinand, Joleon Lescott, David Bentley, Gareth Barry, Jimmy Bullard, Joe Cole, Wayne Rooney and Theo Walcott would shake things up again.
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02/09/2008 12:28:00

shud be num 1 tbh
Lets Do The Samba
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03/09/2008 19:32:00

Personally I still don't think that Robbo should be the number one again just yet, if he has a good few months with us then he could be ready, but throwing him back in at this point in time could be a bad thing. Let him build his confidence right up again, then maybe but until then he will be in the squads, but that's about it.
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04/09/2008 10:01:00

I agree boss. To early but give him till christmas to get his confidence back and then he should be a strong contender. I am glads he is with the squad though as it will again build his confidence.
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04/09/2008 11:56:00


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