Fabio Capello recalls the old guard as England are hit by injury.
Fabio Capello has named his 24 man squad for England’s World Cup qualifiers against' Kazakhstan and Andorra, England’s final games of the season.
Manchester United’s Gary Neville has been recalled to the England squad after more than two years out of the international scene. Many thought his international career was finished, but this gives Neville fresh hope of making it to next years World Cup Finals.
The other recall was for Blackburn keeper Paul Robinson, who has not represented his country since the 2-1 defeat against Russia during England’s disastrous Euro 2008 qualification campaign. His improved form this term and the injuries to David James and Ben Foster have helped the former No. 1 get back in the squad.
Full England Squad
Carson (West Brom); Green (West Ham); Robinson (Blackburn)
Bridge (Man City), A Cole (Chelsea), Ferdinand (Man Utd), Johnson (Portsmouth), Lescott (Everton), Neville (Man Utd), Terry (Chelsea), Upson (West Ham)
Barry (Aston Villa), Beckham' (LA Galaxy), Carrick (Man Utd), Gerrard (Liverpool), Lampard (Chelsea), Walcott (Arsenal), Wright-Phillips (Man City), Young (Aston Villa)
C Cole (West Ham), Crouch (Portsmouth), Defoe (Tottenham), Heskey (Man Utd), Rooney (Man Utd)