Pick your England team to face Andorra tonight

England/Andorra, World Cup Qualifier, 8.15pm, ITV1

The Spoiler’s England team to face Andorra

The Three Lions are ever-so-slight 1/200 favourites to make it seven wins out of seven in the World Cup qualifiers against an Andorra side who have never won away from home. This is how The Spoiler would line up.

We disagree with the idea of playing Gary Neville ahead of Glen Johnson, who is a yellow card away from suspension. Fabio Capello wants everyone available to face Croatia at home but we feel having players ruled out for the game after that away to Ukraine could prove just as dangerous.

The biggest talking point is who will partner Frank Lampard in midfield with Gareth Barry suspended and Michael Carrick, Owen Hargreaves and Scott Parker injured. To be fair, if Capello was forced to pick a game to have all his holding players out of action for, this would probably have been it.

We chose David Beckham over Shaun Wright-Phillips as he has played in the centre recently and his presence will please the few fans who overcome the tube strike and arrive on time. Emile Heskey played well against Kazakhstan but we’d start Peter Crouch, who has a great goalscoring record against minnows and opened the scoring in England’s last home game with Andorra.

Let us know your starting line-up with a comment below…

4 responses so far
  • reD // June 10, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    Same team, just swap Rooney and Gerrard.

  • Matt // June 10, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    Johnson, Terry, Cahill, Cole,
    Walcott, Gerrard, Lampard, Young,
    Rooney, Crouch

  • Jamie Knott // June 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    Beckham, wrightphillps,Gerrard,Young
    Rooney and Hesky

  • kieran carey // June 14, 2009 at 9:21 am

    gk Green
    rb Johnson, cb Terry,cb Jagielka, lb Cole
    rm Gerrard, cm Beckham cm Barry, lm Lennon
    rf Rooney, lf Agbonlahor

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