Originally written on A Different League  |  Last updated 10/19/14

VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 25: Scott Parker #29 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on from the bench area during their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place on March 25, 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Avalanche defeated Canucks 5-4 in shootout overtime. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Scott Parker is pleased that he has been able to become a key member of the England side, The Sun reports. Parker had only won three caps and had not featured for the national side since 2006 prior to the start of this year. However, he has played seven times for Fabio Capello’s side in 2011 and put in a fine performance in the shock 1-0 win over Spain last Saturday. “I have come a long way in the last six months,” said Parker. “Football has chucked a lot of surprises at me in my career so there is no complacency.
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