Date: 29th March 2011 at 4:34pm
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With Fabio Capello having decreed that the friendly international against Ghana will see a shadow England side start and with the big names absent, having returned to their clubs, is there a claim for this game to be classified as a rip-off?

Supporters will have coughed up good money to see the likes of Rooney, Terry, Cole and Lampard (amongst others) play, instead they now face travelling to Wembley knowing a second-string will be wearing the three lions shirt, courtesy of Fabio`s strategy.

Ahead of the game the fact that it is an under-strength England side has also brought some comments from the Ghama squad with Asamoah Gyan commenting about the situation,

“I might be disappointed but it`s one of those things. Maybe the fans are disappointed as we have never played against England”

“They have paid a lot of money. They came to see Rooney and the big players. But England are still strong. They`ve never lost to an African team.”


Gyan may be putting on a brave face but with a record away following die at the famous stadium, rip-off appears to fit the bill if you ask us!




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