screams the Daily Mirror, with Sir Trevor Brooking accusing Premier League
clubs of hampering the development of England's young players.
has launched a scathing attack on clubs refusing to release young players for
the U19 and U21 sides, with Blackburn, Aston Villa and Tottenham identified as
being particularly uncooperative.
FA's director of football development has highlighted the six players to have
made the transition from Germany's U19 and U21 set ups to the senior side this
summer to prove his point and shame the clubs, "undermining the country's
Phil Jones, Villa's Nathan Delfouneso and Spurs' Steven Caulker, Andros
Townsend, Dean Parrett and Ryan Mason were all denied places in the England
squad for the European U19 Championships in France, sparking Brooking's attack in
will be stuck with the same group of flops in the next major tournament, the
European Championships in 2012, Gary Neville says in The Sun.
Manchester United defender has warned fans to accept the fact that the same
players will be wearing the England shirt in two years time and to "get
who won 85 England caps, has laughed off suggestions that coach Fabio Capello
will blood young talent for the next campaign, insisting that John Terry, Frank
Lampard, Ledley King et al will all be present in an entirely familiar squad.
same paper has striker Jermain Defoe, who clearly hopes Neville's prediction is
correct, saying that Capello was simply "unlucky", and had the faith
of his players in South Africa.
boss Owen Coyle has told Capello in the Daily Mirror he was wrong to snub Gary
Cahill, and the defender would have solved England's defensive crisis, while
midfielder Jack Wilshere should also have made the trip.
thinks the England defence was sorely lacking Cahill's presence and pace, and
believes Capello selected his back four based on misconceived reputations.
former referee Graham Poll has urged FIFA in the Daily Mail to bring in a new
'penalty goal' punishment to prevent "anti-fair play" incidents like
Luis Suarez's controversial handball in Uruguay's quarter final against Ghana.
penalty hero Sebastian Abreu, who dinked the match-winning spot kick over
Ghana, has bizarrely given away his intentions for any potential shoot-out
against the Netherlands by vowing to do "exactly the same again."
German press is questioning whether this is their "best team ever?"
with coach Joachim Loew pictured in Bild (pictured, above) reaching out for the World
believes Loew's side have the "flair of Brazil", while FAZ hails the
mobility of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger by nicknaming the Bayern Munich
star "Mr Everywhere".
rather outrageously say Schweinsteiger is "Messi-like and
Maradona-like", while Suddeutsche proudly announces "Germany is now
huge!" There you go.
Spanish papers lead on Rafael Nadal's success at Wimbledon, but report that the
tennis player has sent text messages to the whole squad urging them to emulate
and AS (pictured, right) believe the country will be celebrating a "golden
double", and the latter has coach Vicente Del Bosque telling the players
that "this is their moment".
- Gary Neville
- Aston Villa