Pressure on Capello to recall Kirkland and end England's keeper crisis

17 October 2009 09:05
Fabio Capello is not a man who normally likes being told what to do, but he is being strongly canvassed to reconsider Wigan's Chris Kirkland to sort out his goalkeeping problem. [LNB]Kirkland, who faces Manchester City today, has been in outstanding form this season - certainly better than rivals Ben Foster, Robert Green and Paul Robinson. [LNB]But Capello has not picked him since Kirkland asked not to be selected a year ago because of injury concerns. [LNB] Spectacular stop: Wigan goalkeeper Chris Kirkland is in flying form this season[LNB]FA development chief and former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence rates Kirkland as the best No 1 in England, alongside David James. [LNB]And his club manager, Roberto Martinez, said: 'He has no problems now. I believe he will go to the World Cup. He has no weaknesses.'[LNB] WIGAN v Manchester City: International woes for Roberto Martinez before City clashClub-by-club guide to the stars going to the World Cup from your teamWIGAN ATHLETIC FC

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