Vital Football

England's no.1, England, England's no.1

England's no.1, England, England's no.1

David James has been officially confirmed as England's no.1 this summer...

Well at least he has been issued shirt no.1 so this means he will be the England no.1 at the world cup, right?

Many will feel that being issued the no.1 shirt makes this the case, which I would hope it does. Then again what do squad numbers actually mean these days - although you would 'expect' start the season, or tournament, with what the manager sees as the first choice starting 11 wearing numbers 1-11 really.

Rob Green has been the no.1 for England recently, and is a top keeper but I never fully have that confidence in him.

Joe Hart is an awesome keeper in the making and, as good as I know he already is, left me feeling even more confident in his ability after his display against Japan - he also takes a mean penalty if we needed him in a shoot out, which hopefully we will not!

James is, and always has been for me, the no.1 so it is right that he has got this, assuming this actually means that he is Fabio Capello's no.1...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Trust

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday June 3 2010
Time: 11:55AM

Comments

0
Agreed, I don't think Mr Capello would have given the shirt to him unless that was his intention; the pressure is right on Jamo to train to make sure he is number one on the team sheet and to perform well enough keep that thought in the managers mind.
russellm
03/06/2010 12:39:00
0
The concern for Jamo & all the keepers will be this new ball. It seems to be very erratic in its movement, which in turn may mean more goals & more keeper errors. Let's hope if Jamo is picked it doesn't make a fool out of him & let one of the other keepers in.
storagematt
03/06/2010 12:44:00
0
Jamo deserves it.
Pompeyfcmad
03/06/2010 13:39:00
0
I think he's always been no.1, it's only his niggling injury that cast any doubt over that.
PFCblue
03/06/2010 16:44:00
0
that is the worry isnt it blue, but other than that i cannot see why he would be left out...

remember to follow england over on vital england, run by yours truely! your input is needed, so please help me out - Vital England - click here.
pompeyrug
04/06/2010 12:47:00
0
my money is on Robert Green starting against the USA!
merlin
04/06/2010 21:20:00
0
There's no doubt he's the no.1, and i reckon he's going to shine between those posts this world cup and force the fickle press to sing his praises for a change - he deserves it after all and at his age its his last chance. Just hope that matt's fears aren't realised about the ball!
tracyc
05/06/2010 07:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Bolton's Wilkinson unlikely to play for Pompey?

Cookie isn't too hopeful of Wilkinson being fit for the play-offs against Plymouth, which means Pompey are probably unlikely to ever see the Bolton striker in a Blues shirt!

Plymouth play-offs dates confirmed!

Dates had pencilled in for the play-off with Plymouth, we now know for sure it'll be a Thursday and Sunday for this. With Pompey knowing if it's home or away first after Northampton.

Pompey Know Play Off Dates (4/5/16)

The Football League have now confirmed the schedule for the Play Off's this season, here are the dates Pompey need to pencil in for a second bite at the League One cherry via Wembley.

On this day in history...4th May

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 4th May.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile
Chix
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Hartlepool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Murphy49%
Stevens0%
Burgess6%
Barton0%
Freeman0%
Doyle0%
Hollands3%
Naismith20%
Roberts13%
Evans0%
Smith3%
Sub - McGurk0%
Sub - Chaplin3%
Sub - Whatmough3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 45 28 12 5 96 35
2 Accrington 45 24 12 9 84 26
3 Oxford 45 23 14 8 83 40
4 Bristol Rovers 45 25 7 13 82 30
5 Portsmouth 45 21 15 9 78 32
6 Plymouth 45 23 9 13 78 21
7 Wimbledon 45 20 12 13 72 13
8 Cambridge 45 18 13 14 67 11
9 Leyton Orient 45 18 12 15 66 -2
10 Wycombe 45 17 13 15 64 4
11 Exeter 45 17 13 15 64 1
12 Carlisle 45 16 16 13 64 0
13 Mansfield 45 17 12 16 63 8
14 Luton 45 18 9 18 63 -1
15 Barnet 45 16 11 18 59 -4
16 Hartlepool 45 15 6 24 51 -18
17 Notts County 45 14 9 22 51 -24
18 Yeovil 45 11 15 19 48 -15
19 Stevenage 45 11 14 20 47 -15
20 Crawley 45 13 8 24 47 -30
21 Morecambe 45 12 9 24 45 -22
22 Newport 45 10 13 22 43 -20
R Dag & Red 45 8 10 27 34 -34
R York 45 7 12 26 33 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.storagematt8
2.Copnor434
3.mslorna483
4.Emsworthianblue3
5.FrattonBlue2
6.eastneydave2