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England World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Everton), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Nick Pope (Burnley)

Defenders: John Stones (Manchester City), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool),

Midfielders: Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Fabian Delph (Manchester City)

Forwards: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Danny Welbeck (Arsenal), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)

England's standby list: Tom Heaton, James Tarkowski, Lewis Cook, Jake Livermore and Adam Lallana.

http://www.espn.co.uk/football/england/story/3499821/england-name-world-cup-squad-joe-hart-and-jack-wilshere-out-and-trent-alexander-arnold-in

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

comment by Clockwork Red (U4892)
posted 51 minutes ago
comment by Spurtle2 (U1608)
posted 3 hours, 42 minutes ago
comment by Firkin (U19526)
posted 3 minutes ago
comment by Fernando (U10240)
posted 2 minutes ago
comment by Firkin (U19526)
posted 25 seconds ago
comment by Fernando (U10240)
posted 4 minutes ago
Just glad that liability Shelvey isn't going. He's amazing at passing yet has 3 assists...

Just suggests everything at Newcastle goes through him rather then being any good.
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Or it suggests that the finishing is shocking; you can't get an assist if the player you are passing it to doesn't score, and it's not always down to the quality of the ball.

Pirlo could pass the ball to me and I wouldn't score against most teams. That's because I've got two left feet and no sense of coordination.
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Possibly but even over 38 games you'd think more then 3 though for someone allegedly this great at passing.

Plus he always seems like a red card waiting to happen
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I agree especially with your second point. I also don't know what Shelvey's like as a person; another aspect to the squad conundrum is harmony and people getting along.
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The harmony issue is a big one. The players need to all get along and enjoy being in a World Cup environment, something I don't believe they've had for a while. I actually think characters like Gazza helped with this when he was around, and we don't have anyone like that now.
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Step forward Jesse Lingard

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Dancing in the dressing room to shiiitty R'n'B tracks isn't quite what I had in mind.

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

comment by Millsie (U8829)
posted 6 hours, 21 minutes ago
Will look like this:

—————————Pickford——————————

——Walker————-Stones————Maguire——-

-Trippier—————Henderson———-Rose\Young—

—————Lingaard—————-Dele Ali—————

——————————Sterling——————————

——————————Kane———————————
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this

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

I don’t mind that but (controversial I know), I’d actually go for Vardy up front.

comment by SamIam (U12807)

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

Omitting Turkowski is bad. He can defend unlike Stones or Cahill.

comment by SamIam (U12807)

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

Omitting Turkowski is bad. He can defend unlike Stones or Cahill.

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

Midfield will get dominated. Defence not good enough. How do people like Welbeck get in

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

Terrible squad. Where is the creativity??.. What a joke. Wilshere and Lallana or even shelvey missing is laughable..
Teams like Spain and France will run rings around us.

posted 1 week, 2 days ago

Every squad I've seen so far has weaknesses in some positions.
The fans in every country are reacting pretty much like you lot - that's a good bet!

comment by blav23 (U3068)

posted 1 week, 2 days ago

comment by Adam 'The interview' Lallana (U20650)
posted 17 hours, 13 minutes ago
why do we have walker, trent & trippier?
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Cause Walker will be part of the back 3 thats why and England will be doing wing backs

posted 1 week, 2 days ago

comment by Kane and Able(previously Once Bale leaves..) (U12707)
posted 9 hours, 7 minutes ago
Terrible squad. Where is the creativity??.. What a joke. Wilshere and Lallana or even shelvey missing is laughable..
Teams like Spain and France will run rings around us.
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No. They won't'
They will simply run right through us.
There's nothing in this team that will stop anything.

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