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Gary Cahill Gets First England Start and Goal

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That crying you hear in the corner is Arsene Wenger and Harry ('Arry the Wheeler Dealer) Redknapp sat in a puddle of tears after missing out on Gary Cahill in the summer transfer window. Fabio Capello gave Gary Cahill the starting nod in England's Euro 2012 qualifier over the likes of Phil Jagielka and Joleon Lescott.

The start alone was enough to make the Bolton fans proud but what happened in the 13th minute was enough to send them to Cloud 9 as our one and only Gary Cahill found the back of the net for the first time in the match and his England career. 

Gareth Barry's fantastic ball met the brilliant off the ball run of Cahill as Bulgaria's back line looked for a non-existent offside flag. A great piece of chest control got the ball to Cahill's feet where his never say "die" attitude saw him get a foot onto the ball to slip it under Bulgaria's keeper Nikolay Mihailov and into the back of the net.  

The last Bolton Wanderers player to score for England? Raymond Parry on November 18, 1959 when he scored in the 89th minute against Northern Ireland. Something, that.