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A speculative bet placed on Charlie Austin some six years ago is poised to win a group of Poole Town supporters almost £8,000.
Austin had just left Poole for Swindon Town at the time having scored 64 goals in 57 games during the season-and-a-half he spent with the club in the Wessex League Premier Division.
Certain that their departing striker was destined for bigger and better things, a syndicate of 16 Poole supporters clubbed together and stuck a £155 wager on Austin scoring for England...
QPR forward Charlie Austin was almost lost for words after being told he had been selected for England's friendly in Dublin on June 7 and the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia a week later, but assured reporters another important engagement would not be disturbed.
Austin is to be married to partner Rebecca this summer, and his "dream" call-up and subsequent double-header of international fixtures will not clash with his special day, he confirmed Thursday.
"Don't worry, the wedding is right at...
Jamie Vardy and Charlie Austin have been handed their first senior England call-ups for the upcoming games against Republic of Ireland and Slovenia.
However, there is no place for in-form Tom Cleverley or Ashley Young in Roy Hodgson's squad for the friendly with Ireland in Dublin on July 7 and the Euro 2014 qualifier with Slovenia seven days later.