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Gardner's England call

Posted on 17 May 2001  - 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).

Anthony Gardner&rsquo&#59;s superb end to the season has been rewarded with an England Under-21 call.<P class=MsoNormal>Boss Howard Wilkinson named the big defender and team-mate Luke Young in his squad for the friendly against Mexico at Filbert Street on May 24 and the European Championship qualifier on June 5.<P class=MsoNormal>Unfortunately Ledley King&rsquo&#59;s fractured cheekbone has ruled him out of contention.<P class=MsoNormal>Anthony, 20, impressed after making early substitute appearances against Sunderland and Chelsea and has since been outstanding after starting against Liverpool, Villa and Leicester City.<P class=MsoNormal>He has been called into previous squads &mdash&#59; including last year&rsquo&#59;s Euro Finals &mdash&#59; but has yet to win his first cap. Luke will be aiming for his ninth cap.<P class=MsoNormal>Meanwhile, Mick McCarthy has named both Stephen Carr and Gary Doherty in a 25-man Republic of Ireland squad for key World Cup qualifiers against Portugal at Lansdowne Road on June 2 and away in Estonia on June 6.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>