England set up a crunch match with Germany in the last 16 on Sunday after Fabio Capello’s men registered their first win of the 2010 World Cup. Capello has been fairly rigid in his selection policy and stuck to his preferred 4-4-2 formation, but did bring in Jermain Defoe and James Milner who combined for the only goal. There was huge clamour from the media and England fans before the match to bring in Joe Cole, but the soon to be ex-Chelsea man didn’t make the starting line-up and was given just twenty minutes to show his worth. Manchester United’s Michael Carrick hasn’t made it anywhere near the first eleven and has practiced his bench warming duties out in South Africa. Obviously not at the forefront of Fabio’s plans, Cole and Carrick had a catch up on the bench, but what did they discuss, maybe Joe’s next club?
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