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Not understanding why Gibson drops to the bench and woodgate and Richardson get a game, woodgate's past it!

 

Woodgate really isn't past it. He's without doubt the best defender on that pitch. The problem is getting enough games and selection consistency in a season.

 

Though Gibson might (I stress might) be worthy of a spot alongside him. And Richardson has failed to inspire.

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