Villa fullback Young rules out England return

Aston Villa fullback Luke Young has ruled out ending his international retirement.

Aston Villa fullback Luke Young has ruled out ending his international retirement.

Young turned down the chance to be included in Fabio Capello's squad as a late call-up for England's last international with Brazil in Doha in November.

The 30-year-old became frustrated at acting as cover for the likes of Gary Neville, Micah Richards and latterly Glen Johnson.

Young said: "I pretty much got picked for one squad every 10 when someone was injured. When I used to turn up I used to sit in the stands.

"I didn't really get taken too seriously. When I originally got in the squad in 2005 I really wanted to give it a go.

"For whatever reason, I faded out after playing a few games and now feel like my best days are behind me."

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