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Colo and Jonas called up for Argentina.

August 6th, 2010 | 15 Comments |

Call-ups for Colo and Jonas.
Call-ups for Colo and Jonas.
Argentinian pair Fabricio Coloccini and Jonas Gutierrez have been called to the Argentina squad for their forthcoming friendly fixture against the Republic of Ireland next week.

Fair play to them and all that, particularly to Colo who missed out on the World Cup, but what a silly time to play an international friendly.

I’m talking in general now, not just because it affects some of our players, but whoever decided that playing meaningless international friendlies a few days before the domestic season is about to start needs their head looking at. Or on the flipside, the Premier League, who knew that this next week was an international week yet still decided to plan the start of the season a few days later, should take a long hard look at themselves. (more…)