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Is there anyone who wouldn't use Joe?

World Cup England
by cfcolly (U14367563) 22 June 2010
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i was just wondering if there was a single person who agrees with Mr Capello's decision not to use Joe Cole so far in this tournement?

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posted Jun 22, 2010

It seems like Capello has been sticking with Lennon/SWP based on their form in the league and their recent matches for England.

With the disappointing Lennon and SWP so far, I think it is very likely that Joe Cole will be involved in the next fixture.

I guesstimate Capello will stick with the current formation, which means keeping unfit Barry in front of the back four, putting Gerrard on the left, while replacing Crouch with Heskey.

Joe Cole creativity may improve current England long-ball, monotonous, lackluster, etc etc display so far.

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posted Jun 22, 2010

i was just wondering if there was a single person who agrees with Mr Capello's decision not to use Joe Cole
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Maybe it's the same reason why Chelsea won't offer him another contract.

Capello could be the last of the high profile
foreign managers to lead England, its becoming a poisoned chalice.

Who's next Redknapp ???

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posted Jun 22, 2010

I would like to see him play and I'd certainly like to see Heskey dropped but I don't think that is the reason for our failings. Against Algeria EVERY player was poor and our passing was just dreadful. The performance was just error after error.

Personally I think the media needs to shut up, get off the player's backs about everything and let them enjoy the World Cup. Then we'll see Rooney and co at their best.

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posted Jun 22, 2010

Yes, Joe Cole would add some much needed urgency. Personally, Rooney is doing nothing so needs to be replaced with someone who will at least have a go
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Playing Joe Cole is one thing, replacing Rooney with Cole would be a tad bit desperate seeing how Rooney is a striker and Cole is a winger

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comment by jyonda (U2793403)

posted Jun 22, 2010

I seriously think that Capello would play Joe Cole if he really was the answer to all our problems and even half the player that everyone thinks he is. However, Capello has spent a lot of time assessing Joe Cole in training yet has still not picked him which should tell us something. This then begs the question, well why is he there then? Probably because there isn't a better option in his position. I'd say Milner is a better, fitter, more influential prospect than Joe.

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posted Jun 22, 2010

And seriously... sack Capello? Shocking how fickle people are these days.

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posted Jun 22, 2010

no I in team even if it is Joe Cole

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posted Jun 22, 2010

I would like to see him play and I'd certainly like to see Heskey dropped
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I just don't get Heskey.
How much more do we have to endure

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posted Jun 23, 2010

I would definitely use Joe Cole as he can at least keep the ball for more than a few seconds. All Shaun Wright-Phillips does is give the ball away all the time. He is rubbish and I just cannot understand why he made the team when he can't even get in the Man City team due to the much better Adam Johnson. Don't get me started on Heskey...

Here's a better question - Is there anyone who would want to use Heskey?

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comment by Alfie (U14530230)

posted Jun 23, 2010

We have a manager to select the team and that is why he earns all the millions not joe soap telling him who to pick.

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