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How come Alastair Campbell isn't playing in the England team for Soccer Aid?

(6 Posts)
JanH Sat 27-May-06 11:56:40

I know he was born in Yorkshire and supports Burnley but that's going a bit far, surely?

Freckle Sat 27-May-06 12:00:49

With a name like Campbell, he's probably drawing on some Scottish ancestry. Obviously not good enough for England, so had to opt for the ROW!

WelshBoris Sat 27-May-06 12:27:43

The rest of the world squad are actually better, they have Dunga, Zola, Maradonna, Desailly, Mattheus and others. And AC still made the squad

Freckle Sat 27-May-06 12:29:59

What are the rules about how many professionals and how many slebs there are in each team? Have to confess I haven't been following it that closely. I noticed that the Scottish international team the other evening was made up entirely of professionals whilst the ROW had slebs in too.

WelshBoris Sat 27-May-06 12:34:09

The Scottish team was a team made of up ex internationals, it had no need to have any celebs in it.

I have no idea about the rules regarding ratios of celebs and pros.

Am quite excited about tonight though

WelshBoris Sat 27-May-06 18:45:44

Both teams can play 4 legends at any one time

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