Man City No1 Hart has sympathy for young English keepers

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart feels for England's young shot-stoppers.

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart feels for England's young shot-stoppers.

Birmingham City keeper Jack Butland and Norwich City's John Ruddy, with one cap each, are included in the England squad with Hart as the build-up continues to the World Cup in Rio in 2014.

And Hart admits there may not be many other rivals for his shirt because of the number of foreign keepers in the Premier League.

Hart told the Daily Star Sunday: “It’s hard to get a chance in the Premier League for an English keeper.

“Clubs look all across the globe for keepers so it’s tough. It’s easier in other leagues because they don’t have that pulling power.

“Unfortunately that is just the way it is, although I have been lucky at ­Manchester City.”

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