Vital Football

Latest England Football News

Shock Zaha call-up

Shock Zaha call-up

With a few withdrawals the 'shock' championship call-up to come was for Wilfried Zaha.

The Palace youngster, capped by England at U21 level 5 times, has been called-up from the U21 squad to the senior one so Roy Hodgson can take a closer look at the 20-year-old.

Zaha, on Twitter, had this to say about his call-up: 'wow, everything's happening so fast.'

Clearly players dropping out have led to this call-up, but it makes sense to bring someone in from the U21 set-up as opposed to someone else completely, right?

Topflight clubs have been 'attracted' to him and this call-up could increase the attention to him but, for what it is worth from me, I would suggest that staying with Palace until the end of the season - at least - could be his best move.

The way Palace are going he could end up in the premier league next season anyway! Then again it 'could' boil down to money and sometimes you have an offer that is too good to refuse...

It was not just Zaha called-up on Sunday mind!

Carl Jenkinson, who still has not officially had Fifa clearance - this should come sometime today though - has come in with Tom Huddlestone given his first call-up since the summer of 2010...

Vital England on: facebook

Vital England on: twitter

Join the Vital England Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Poddy
Date:Monday November 12 2012
Time: 10:02AM

Comments

0
a great opportunity to see what he has to offer and also give him a taste of what is to come is he selects England as his international side over Ivory coast. I know his playing wont make this decision final, but it gives him a feel of the team and a chance to speak with the manager and players to feel a part of the set up.
oxfordspur
14/11/2012 11:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent England Articles

Yet Again Sepp Blatter Is Simply Wrong

Former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter believes no country should boycott this year's World Cup in Russia, even though several football federations are threatening to do otherwise.

What Have I Missed?

I was out and about on Friday evening when England beat the Netherland's 1-0 in Amsterdam. Having said that, I did manage to watch the final 20 minutes..

(Video & Images) High Spirited England Fans Reach Amsterdam

Thousands of England fans have arrived, and by the looks of it, taken over Amsterdam ahead of this evening's international friendly at the Johan Cruyff Arena against the Netherlands.

Dele Alli: Is He Really That Good?

When he's in the mood Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli can play some amazing and scintillating football. But, when the mood takes him in the opposite direction..

England Archived Articles

Vital England articles from

Site Journalists

Cresswell
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who will win this year
Suggested By: Cresswell
Brazil8%
France0%
Argentina6%
England20%
Croatia0%
Columbia0%
Germany33%
A. Another33%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent England Results (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.scruples6
2.cresswell5
3.garyshawisthelaw4
4.alfinyalcabo3
5.itsgriffagain2
6.ukfootballfan1
Write for Vital Football