29 Feb '12, 2pm

Scott Parker to captain England against the Netherlands

Scott Parker to captain England against the Netherlands

Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker will captain the national team for the first time on Wednesday when England faces the Netherlands in a friendly at Wembley Stadium. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON (AP) - Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker will captain the national team for the first time on Wednesday when England faces the Netherlands in a friendly at Wembley Stadium. Parker was selected by interim England coach Stuart Pearce ahead of Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard. While Gerrard has made 89 international appearances, the 31-year-old Parker has made only 10 and has never played at a tournament. 'Congrats to Scott Parker on being named captain for tonights game,' former England captain Rio Ferdinand, who is not in the squad, said on Twitter. 'A great honour + one I'm sure he'll cherish.' The captaincy carries great weight in England, with Fabio Capello quitting as coach earlier t...

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