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Fear not, Fabio... Wayne Rooney could stop this lot in goal
Published : 19 May 2009 22:51:40
Our exclusive picture shows Wayne Rooney practising a formation which England have been working on in secret for the 'walkover' games against Kazakhstan and Andorra - 11 outfield players and no goalkeeper. Apparently. Rooney is pencilled in to play just behind an offensive front three AND in goal, as England manager Fabio Capello looks to cash in against his shot-shy opponents with a line-up taken straight from the school playground. As soon as Capello learned that David James and Ben Foster were out, the Italian master tactician began thinking outside the box - with a team featuring Rooney in both boxes... Jeepers keepers: Could Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney step into the breech for England between the sticks Don't panic England fans, it's actually a picture of Rooney messing around in goal during training in 2005. But, given how happy he is to play anywhere for Manchester United, you never know. Keeper Crisis? England will still be in safe hands, Fabio...Capello crisis: England keeper blow as injured James misses qualifiersPompey's James is out injured, so who will keep out Kazakh hit-man Murat Tleshev?