England to play Slovakia and Slovenia friendlies in 2009

England will play friendly internationals against Slovakia and Slovenia at Wembley in 2009.

Fabio Capello’s side will face Slovakia on 28 March, three days before the home World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.

Slovenia will be England’s opponents on 5 September ahead of the Group six match against Croatia on 9 September.


“It’s very important to play similar style opposition as practice for the competitive matches.

The Slovakia and Slovenia games will be very good preparation for the vital World Cup qualifiers against Ukraine and Croatia.”

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