Arsenal's Hoyte delighted for Connolly after England U21 call-up
"I think that the rest of the lads there now will do very, very well. They are doing it at the moment and still haven't lost under Stuart Pearce. He is a fantastic manager and under him I think that they will have a great chance in 2009.
"Theo is playing well and a lot of the boys in the team play regularly for their clubs - players like Mark Noble and Steven Taylor. They were with us at Euro 2007, so with all that experience hopefully it can take them through."