Spurs join Villa as club that has provided most England internationals

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Don't know if this has been mentioned, but please move etc if it has.

Anyway, Ryan Mason's debut (and congrats to him) meant he was the 73rd Spurs player to represent England. This puts us joint top with Villa and way ahead of West Ham, whose fans often go on so much about West Ham and England, you'd think they'd be way top of the list.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/fo...ayers-has-your-club-provided-for-England.html

More realistically, you might think Man U would be ahead of us, but no.

With Rose, Dier and Pritchard all possible candidates for a cap in the near/medium-term future, we may well soon go top of the list.
 
I posted the same link in the Ryan Mason thread - but I think your approach is better as it gets more notice. Quite an achievement, and (as an Englishman) something I am proud of.
It would be nice to see a similar comparison for all of the home countries as well.
Loved the photo of the 4 Spurs players in a huddle congratulating Townsend for finally having a shot that didn't endanger the lives of supporters in the upper tiers!

:)
 
Does it only take into account club where player is at when they make their full England debut?

Interesting, but it's not really clear in the article to me.
 

Eskimo

'you middle class out of touch cunt!'
Imagine just how jingoistically xenophobic those <removed>s would be if they had produced more Eng-er-lund players
 
whilst it is great that we have supplied so many players, teams like United, I would imagine, have supplied far more essential players (Robson, both Charlton's, Beckham, Scholes, Ferdinand, G.Neville, Rooney, Stiles spring to mind immediately)

Another good barometer might be how many caps those players received (Caulker, Gardener and Livermore are all one cap wonders).

Not to belittle the achievement by any stretch - it should be a source of pride.
 

Tomo

Supporter
Imagine just how jingoistically xenophobic those <removed>s would be if they had produced more Eng-er-lund players

Young players...................English players......................Chelsea...........................

 

Yorkshire_Spurs

@daveyglee
This is how our current crop looks based on the most recent squads...

England:
Walker / Rose / Kane / Mason / Townsend

Under 21s:
Dier / Carroll / Pritchard

Under 19s:
Winks / Alli

Under 17s:
Edwards / Sterling
 
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whilst it is great that we have supplied so many players, teams like United, I would imagine, have supplied far more essential players (Robson, both Charlton's, Beckham, Scholes, Ferdinand, G.Neville, Rooney, Stiles spring to mind immediately)

Another good barometer might be how many caps those players received (Caulker, Gardener and Livermore are all one cap wonders).

Not to belittle the achievement by any stretch - it should be a source of pride.
Did Gardener get into the England team once? Or was it just a squad call up?

That was truly mystifying
 
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whilst it is great that we have supplied so many players, teams like United, I would imagine, have supplied far more essential players (Robson, both Charlton's, Beckham, Scholes, Ferdinand, G.Neville, Rooney, Stiles spring to mind immediately)

Another good barometer might be how many caps those players received (Caulker, Gardener and Livermore are all one cap wonders).

Not to belittle the achievement by any stretch - it should be a source of pride.
Jack Charlton was never a Manure player BTW
 
I posted the same link in the Ryan Mason thread - but I think your approach is better as it gets more notice. Quite an achievement, and (as an Englishman) something I am proud of.
It would be nice to see a similar comparison for all of the home countries as well.
Loved the photo of the 4 Spurs players in a huddle congratulating Townsend for finally having a shot that didn't endanger the lives of supporters in the upper tiers!

:)
Cheers Mick :thumbup:
 

Tomo

Supporter
Don't know if this has been mentioned, but please move etc if it has.

Anyway, Ryan Mason's debut (and congrats to him) meant he was the 73rd Spurs player to represent England. This puts us joint top with Villa and way ahead of West Ham, whose fans often go on so much about West Ham and England, you'd think they'd be way top of the list.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/fo...ayers-has-your-club-provided-for-England.html

More realistically, you might think Man U would be ahead of us, but no.

With Rose, Dier and Pritchard all possible candidates for a cap in the near/medium-term future, we may well soon go top of the list.

Very happy with that list, think Rose deserves a start, at least a sub apparence, looking forward to seeing if Dier can get near thr team as well. Pritchard though I just have such a feeling watching him for Brentford and England U21's that something special might come of that kid.
 

Tomo

Supporter
This is how our current crop looks based on the most recent squads...

England:
Walker / Rose / Kane / Mason / Townsend

Under 21s:
Dier / Carroll / Pritchard

Under 19s:
Winks / Alli

Under 17s:
Edwards / Sterling

Isn't Onomah, Walker-Peters and Amos in there as well.
 

JDK

Supporter
Raw Ill give it to ya no trivia. Okay, some trivia
This is how our current crop looks based on the most recent squads...

England:
Walker / Rose / Kane / Mason / Townsend

Under 21s:
Dier / Carroll / Pritchard

Under 19s:
Winks / Alli

Under 17s:
Edwards / Sterling

Onomah, Amos, and Walker-Peters with the u18s and Dominic Ball with the u20s too. Impressive list for us!
 
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