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Monday, May 25, 2009

Fabio Capello Releases England Roster for Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers

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Fabio Capello
has released his roster for the upcoming two World Cup Qualification games against Kazakhstan (Almaty) and Andorra (Wembley) on 6 June and 10 June, respectively.

Due to many injuries, there are some new faces in the Three Lions camp. Among them Gary Neville after an absence of over two years, and Paul Robinson, who received his first call-up during the Capello reign. If Neville is capped, he will tie the record for most caps by an English defender (86) with Kenny Samson.

Goalkeepers

Scott Carson (West Bromwich Albion), Robert Green (West Ham United), Paul Robinson (Blackburn Rovers)

Defenders

Wayne Bridge (Manchester City), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Glen Johnson (Portsmouth), Joleon Lescott (Everton), Gary Neville (Manchester United), John Terry (Chelsea), Matthew Upson (West Ham United)

Midfielders

Gareth Barry (Aston Villa), David Beckham (Milan/LA Galaxy), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Manchester City), Ashley Young (Aston Villa)

Strikers

Carlton Cole (West Ham United), Peter Crouch (Portsmouth), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Roster courtesy of Football Italia, 25 May 2009.

World Cup Qualification UEFA grp. 6 - 08/09

TeamGPPtsWDL
1. England Football Team 5 15 5 0 0
2. Croatia 5 10 3 1 1
3. Ukraine 4 7 2 1 1
4. Belarus 4 6 2 0 2
5. Kazakhstan 5 3 1 0 4
6. Andorra 5 0 0 0 5

Courtesy of OleOle.

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