Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/4/12
Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley hopes Fraser Forster's call-up to the England squad opens the door for Gary Hooper to follow. Roy Hodgson surprised some people on Thursday when he named the big Geordie in his 25-man pool for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Poland. At Hampden Park on Thursday for the Scottish Communities League Cup quarter-final draw, where Celtic were handed a home tie against St Johnstone, Parkhead star Ledley described his team-mate's recruitment into the Three Lions squad as "deserved". He also claimed that striker Hooper, who scored his seventh goal in four games in Celtic's 3-2 Champions League win against Spartak Moscow in Russia on Tuesday night, has every right to feel he could be next. "It is fantastic for Fraser," said Ledley. "He is a fantastic goalkeeper. I spoke to him this morning and he is obviously happy. "He is crucial to Celtic. There is nothing better than having a good keeper behind you who is going to make the saves and ke...
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