England hope and glory: O'Neill and Sir Alex Ferguson can serve up treat

27 February 2010 04:26
At last, a very English affair of which football can be proud. A contest that will rise above the scandal of recent weeks and deliver something rather more palatable, not to mention more exciting. [LNB]In this era of multiculturalism in the Barclays Premier League, the 50th League Cup final will almost feel like a throwback to the days when Martin O'Neill was winning the competition as a player. [LNB]It will be two very English teams who collide at Wembley on Sunday; under the guidance of two very British managers in Sir Alex Ferguson and O'Neill. [LNB] Hope and glory: Martin O'Neill and Sir Alex Ferguson will guarantee a good final[LNB]Eight members of England's squad for the World Cup could be on the field - six for Aston Villa, two for Manchester United - with up to five more British or Irish players alongside them. [LNB]O'Neill has built his team on a foundation of English talent; on the pace of Ashley Young and Gabriel Agbonlahor; the skill and intelligence of James Milner and Stewart Downing; and the determination of Emile Heskey and Stephen Warnock. [LNB]  Edwin signs new deal at Man United to place doubts over future of FosterTHE MIDLANDER: Warnock, phoenix from the Anfield flames, is just FabALL THE CARLING CUP AND PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWSMANCHESTER UNITED FC

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