Tuesday, June 22, 2010

World Cup 2010: Englands options at left-back

By Mark Ogden Published: 11:45AM GMT twenty-five February 2010

Who can reinstate Ashley Cole for England at left-back? Contender: Everton"s Leighton Baines has an outward possibility of creation the craft for South Africa Photo: GETTY IMAGES

STEPHEN WARNOCK: Capped only once, the Aston Villa full-back would be a play for Fabio Capello. Naturally left-footed and tenacious, Warnock, 28, is a defender initial and inaugural and he lacks the brave strain of Cole. His tough-tackling proceed competence work opposite him at a World Cup.

LEIGHTON BAINES: Everton physical education instructor David Moyes has claimed that a comparison call-up for Baines is prolonged owing and his form merits a little recognition. Could be held out for gait in South Africa, but his capability from set-pieces and penalties could infer his trump card.

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GARETH BARRY: With Owen Hargreaves losing his conflict to be fit for South Africa, Capello would be retiring to muster his subsequent most appropriate holding midfielder at left-back. Barry is a solid actor in that role, but his miss of gait would not assistance his cause. An preferred fill-in at left-back, but Capello will not wish Barry to be his first-choice in South Africa.

JOLEON LESCOTT: The Manchester City centre-half has played at left-back for Everton and England, but he does not penchant full-back duties. He does have copiousness of experience in that position, though.

JAMES MILNER: His flourishing majority as a midfielder at Villa shows his worth serve up the field. But he has tender when stuffing in at left-back and could be an puncture option.


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