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In 2007 The Daily Mail Predicted This England Team: Only Arsenal’s Walcott Made It

by | 19th, October 2013

IN  2007, the Daily Mail’s predicted which tyros would make the England team of the future.

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They get one right. Admittedly, Micah Richard looked a good bet to an England regular. But some of the other you’d be hard placed to recognise in their own lounges.

Nine of the Mail’s future XI between them have won precisely no caps. Only Arsenal’s Theo Walcott is regular Premier League player.

Normally we wouldn’t be so sniffy about rubbish predictions as viewed in glorious 20-20 hindsight (Christ knows we’ve cocked up enough of our own over the years!) but it’s the Mail , which loves to tell

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