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Pompey Player In England Call Up

Pompey Player In England Call Up

I think that it`s vitally important that at least one of Pompey`s English players gets into the England squad.

English Player

David James
Matthew Taylor
Linvoy Primus
Sol Campbell
Glen Johnson
Gary O`Neil
David Thompson
Sean Davis
Jamie Ashdown

Portsmouth has to be seen as a club that players can progress their careers at. Winning trophies may take a while but England call-ups shouldn`t. Glen Johnson and David James both came here with an ambition of getting into the England squad.

Back to the title- Mark Hateley was the last player who played for England. His last match for England as a Portsmouth player was a scoreless draw with Chile in Santiago on 17th June 1984. That`s 22 years since Pompey had a player playing for England.



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Date:Thursday October 5 2006
Time: 7:35PM

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wow thats ages, i can't see why glen johnson, david james, Linvoy and Davis can't all be in the squad?
lmatthews
05/10/2006 19:48:00
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I can see Glen Johnson making the England squad but the likes of James, Sol, Linvoy are now past there prime to play for the national team. I think Davis isn't good enough compared to the other midfield players already in the English team, i.e. Lampard, Gerrard, Carrick etc. MaClaren should becareful what with this new Ageist Law coming into effect this month maybe Sol Campbell & David James could take him to court. LOL Don't get me wrong I'd be even more proud to be a Pompey fan if Sol or James pulled on the England jersey again.
nelson
05/10/2006 20:10:00
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yer would be great wouldn't it
lmatthews
05/10/2006 20:18:00
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always good to have English players in that play for England in your squad. Shame we havent :(
jono_forest
05/10/2006 20:32:00
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Davis for England. Am I missing something, struggles for us.
storagematt
05/10/2006 20:40:00
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thats another hit nail storagematt, ill get you to do my coffin if the Lua rumour isnt true
russellm
05/10/2006 20:54:00
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nope no coffin for me
russellm
05/10/2006 22:22:00
0
NIKO KRANJCAR will be in Croatia squad against England next week!!
andy croat 27
06/10/2006 07:42:00
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I think it's quite simple if you don't like this site - don't use it. Site's fine guys, keep it up.
WalshWasGod
06/10/2006 11:39:00
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Your havin a Laugh mate. Sean Davies is an unsung hero. Last season he was unfit and over weight. But watch him now, he never stops. Im sure he is not far behind Mat and Garyo with the ground that man covers. too many people only see a players worth if they Score the goal, win the game, break the oppositions players. But watch his ALL round performance week after week, game after game, and i dont see how anyone can say "He Struggles for us".
Midge
06/10/2006 13:42:00
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