“If Heskey can play for England so can Jay”


Celebrating another debut goal

Two weeks ago Fabio Cappello announced his provisional England squad for the World Cup of 30.  For some reason the Italian, as a number of the predecessors did, thinks that Emile Heskey is the answer to all of our problems.  The lumbering, accident prone striker was picked ahead of Carlton Cole for instance who would give the team so many more options.

And if Heskey’s good enough for England, then so is Jason Lee.  And why not?  The ex-Forest player has just finished his 22nd season as a player with Ilkeston Town in the Blue Square North league, his 17th club.  Whilst journeyman may be a tag some give him, those who know Jason will know he is a model professional who gives 100% at whatever club he is plying his trade at.  His goal record is impressive – 118 goals in 588 games gives him a strike rate on a par with Heskey. Continue reading

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