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Anderton's Turin cloud

Posted on 14 November 2000  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Darren Anderton has been left out of England&rsquo&#59;s starting line-up for the friendly against Italy in Turin on Wednesday night.<P class=MsoNormal>Caretaker manager Peter Taylor has given Arsenal&rsquo&#59;s Ray Parlour the nod in a right wing-back role within a 3-5-2 system. David Beckham, Kieron Dyer and Nicky Butt are in the central midfield positions with Gareth Barry at left wing-back.<P class=MsoNormal>Spurs midfielder Anderton, recalled by Taylor after missing England&rsquo&#59;s World Cup qualifying matches last month, will have to settle for a place on the bench instead.<P class=MsoNormal>Meanwhile ex-Spur Taylor has opted for an-all Liverpool attack with Emile Heskey up front with Anfield team-mate Nick Barmby likely to operate just behind him in a &ldquo&#59;freer role&rdquo&#59;. <P class=MsoNormal>It means another international snub for Sunderland&rsquo&#59;s Kevin Phillips who has failed to make the starting side again, despite the withdrawals of Alan Smith and Michael Owen. <P class=MsoNormal>Heskey has hit nine goals in his last eight games and Taylor, who gave the former Leicester man his international break with the Under-21s, has no doubt about his ability. <P class=MsoNormal>Taylor said: &ldquo&#59;He has been scoring goals, and should score more. He is also looking a very good target man at the moment.&rdquo&#59; <P class=MsoNormal>Barmby will be asked to operate in an attacking role, but is likely to play just off Heskey as Taylor looks towards the &lsquo&#59;one-up, one-off&rsquo&#59; formation that Kevin Keegan opted for against France. <P class=MsoNormal>Taylor told <B>skysports.comTV:</B> &ldquo&#59;I might ask Nick for a freer role. It will be two up but in different places.&rdquo&#59; <P class=MsoNormal>With Steven Gerrard becoming the fifth player to withdraw from the squad - due to a recurrence of his back injury - Manchester United&rsquo&#59;s Nicky Butt will end his international exile by coming into central midfield. <P class=MsoNormal>Butt is one of three survivors from the 0-0 draw in Rome that saw England qualify for the 1998 World Cup, along with new skipper David Beckham and Gareth Southgate. <P class=MsoNormal>Southgate is one of three Aston Villa players in the side, with Gareth Barry at left wing-back and the in-form David James handed the goalkeeping spot. <P class=MsoNormal>Taylor insisted that despite the loss of Owen, Smith, Gerrard, Paul Scholes and Wes Brown, it had been tough picking his side for the Stadio Delle Alpi. <P class=MsoNormal>He said: &ldquo&#59;The hard thing about the job is selecting a team because there are so many good players. <P class=MsoNormal>"If you're in the squad, it is because you are a good player and you have ability. <P class=MsoNormal>"I have named the team now and it is hard leaving 10 players out, but that is the strength of our game." <P class=MsoNormal><B>England:</B> James, G Neville, Barry, Southgate, Ferdinand, Butt, Beckham, Parlour, Dyer, Barmby, Heskey.<SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Courier New'&#59; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Courier New'"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<o:p></o:p>