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Called up for England friendly.

 

Congratulations are in order. Well done lad.

 

And in front of Micah as well...

 

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England call for Kelly

Liverpool defender to provide cover for Norway friendly

 

 

England coach Roy Hodgson has added Liverpool defender Martin Kelly to his squad for Saturday's friendly away to Norway.

 

Hodgson, who was recently appointed as the long-term successor to Fabio Capello, named his 23-man squad for Euro 2012 last week.

 

However, three of the seven out-and-out defenders selected in that squad have been given extra time off following Chelsea's UEFA Champions League win over Bayern Munich at the weekend.

 

Former captain John Terry, Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill will not join up with the England squad until next Tuesday, leaving Hodgson short of options for the game in Oslo.

 

To provide cover in his ranks, Hodgson has decided to turn to his old club Liverpool by drafting in Kelly for the match with the Norwegians.

 

Kelly has made 12 appearances in the Premier League this season and has featured 47 times for Liverpool in all competitions since making his debut against PSV Eindhoven in the UEFA Champions League in 2008.

 

The 22-year-old has won six caps for the Under 21s, scoring three times and was also a member of England's squad at the Under 20 World Cup in Egypt in 2009.

 

The Football Association has confirmed Kelly will return to Liverpool after the Norway fixture, with England then facing Belgium at Wembley on 2nd June.

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Pleased for Kelly, but you'd have to think Micah Richards must have upset some people in the FA to be continually overlooked.

 

It is a bit weird. Pleased for Martin though.

 

Hodgson is displaying a surprising fetish for Liverpool players since becoming England manager, it has to be said.

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Or trying to get on our good side before hodge the second comming happens after he is sacked from England on June 20th following his failure to get out of the group stages.

 

He feels like he has unfinished business at Anfield!

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Oh no. So not content with ruining Gerrard and glojo and telling dOwning he is world class he now wants to ruin our kids. Was hoping he'd be protected a little while longer.

 

I suppose there is no danger of him going to the euros anyway about 10 years too young for him.

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I think it makes more sense to bring Kelly in for a one off game than Richards

 

There's a pattern though.

 

Johnson picked, doesn't even bother with the obvious backup in Richards. Need a rb for the next friendly? calls up Johnson's backup at his club.

 

Henderson on standby. Doesn't even look at Carrick.

 

Carroll fast-tracked into the squad ahead of Sturridge, Bent, Crouch and Holt.

 

Downing picked ahead of... anyone.

 

Gerrard as captain.

 

He actually loves us. The demented owlfaced old lesbian.

 

 

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There's a pattern though.

 

Johnson picked, doesn't even bother with the obvious backup in Richards. Need a rb for the next friendly? calls up Johnson's backup at his club.

 

Henderson on standby. Doesn't even look at Carrick.

 

Carroll fast-tracked into the squad ahead of Sturridge, Bent, Crouch and Holt.

 

Downing picked ahead of... anyone.

 

Gerrard as captain.

 

He actually loves us. The demented owlfaced old lesbian

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He actually loves us. The demented owlfaced old lesbian.

 

 

 

We're on his much coveted CV. No turning back now.

 

He's the former manager of the 5 times European Champions, have some respect.

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We're on his much coveted CV. No turning back now.

 

He's the former manager of the 5 times European Champions, have some respect.

 

 

the once and future king

 

 

once he's proved everyone wrong by making the knockout stages of the Euros he can triumphantly return to fill the vacant manager's position

 

 

 

he's ideal for the FSG vision in a way as he won't want any influence over club structure

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s*** just got real. Martin is off to the Euros. Six Reds in the squad. Go England!

 

 

Comment: I saw every Liverpool game this season. For most of the year we actually played brilliant football. Free flowing and chance creating. We had a terrible inability to score goals but, we played some of the best football in the country. If we had Wayne Rooney this season we would have locked 4th. I'm certain our six players will do good when called upon this summer.

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Comment: I saw every Liverpool game this season. For most of the year we actually played brilliant football. Free flowing and chance creating. We had a terrible inability to score goals but, we played some of the best football in the country. If we had Wayne Rooney this season we would have locked 4th. I'm certain our six players will do good when called upon this summer.

 

 

That's not going to help them while playing for Hodgson.

 

'Get rid of it !'

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s*** just got real. Martin is off to the Euros. Six Reds in the squad. Go England!

 

 

Comment: I saw every Liverpool game this season. For most of the year we actually played brilliant football. Free flowing and chance creating. We had a terrible inability to score goals but, we played some of the best football in the country. If we had Wayne Rooney this season we would have locked 4th. I'm certain our six players will do good when called upon this summer.

 

 

No, we really didn't.

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There's not half some nonsense being spoken about Kelly's call up in the media. SSN (I know) have got it as Kelly vs Ferdinand issue, an eighth placed Liverpool being given preference vs. the top 7, yadda, yadda, yadda. There really are a bunch of twunts.

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