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Green pleased with start

07 Jun 2009 15:10:00

Green pleased with start

West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green has revealed his delight at finally making his first start for England in the 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Kazakhstan on Saturday. Green earned his first call-up to the Three Lions in March 2004 and has had to be patient in waiting to start between the posts. Despite a few nervy moments early on, namely when Kazakhstan had a goal ruled out for offside, Green was pleased with how the game went. "It's been an ambition and a dream and to get it done and have the memories of winning is more than pleasing," Green told TheFA.com. "It was a difficult game, but one we've come through with a good result. Maybe not the greatest of performances, but one we'll take. "We kept chances down to a minimum, but we knew there would be a storm to ride and we did that."


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