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Milner and Defoe get England start

June 23, 2010
By Soccernet staff
James Milner and Jermain Defoe have been named in the England starting line-up to face Slovenia.

• England-Slovenia preview

Capello had been under heavy pressure to select Joe Cole for the must-win match after a lack of creativity against Algeria, but he has retained Gareth Barry, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard while selecting Milner in place of Aaron Lennon.

In attack, Emile Heskey pays the price for his performance on Friday, with Defoe given the chance ...

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