Date: 9th August 2009 at 11:53am
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Villa trio James Milner, Ashley Young and Emile Heskey are all in Fabio Capello’s squad for England’s friendly with Holland on Wednesday.

From Vital England:

England face Holland in a friendly on Wednesday night, a game that has seen Villa manager Martin O’Neill – never short of a word or two – hit out at a ‘pointless’ game…

This, along with various other international friendlies and word cup qualifiers, comes on the eve of the new premier league season and this is something that has rattled O’Neill – and others – but not being one to hold back he has voiced his displeasure at this, having previously been unhappy with the U21 and U19 Euros over the summer: ‘we will have loads and loads of people away. We have got full internationals, under-21s and under-20s. We might as well invent an under-22 and under-24 competition.

Full article: England – O’Neill hits out!