Football England Squad

England Squad

England’s last international game was against Montenegro in the qualifying stages for the 2012 European Championship and the squad below is based on that.

The next game England faces will be a qualifier for the 2012 European Championships against Wales.

Goalkeepers

Now that David James is out of contention for a call up the average age of squad reduces greatly with Robert Green being the oldest player at 30 years of age. Carson comes in as a late replacement for Ben Foster who has been removed due to an illness.

Player Club Team Caps
Joe Hart Manchester City 8
Robert Green West Ham United 11
Scott Carson West Bromwich Albion 3

Defence

John Terry makes a return to the England squad and is given the captaincy.

Player Club Team Caps
John Terry (captain) Chelsea 66
Ashley Cole Chelsea 87
Glen Johnson Liverpool 31
Joleon Lescott Manchester City 12
Phil Jagielka Everton 7
Leighton Baines Tottenham Hotspur 3
Michael Dawson Tottenham Hotspur 3
Gary Cahill Bolton Wanderers 2
Kyle Walker Aston Villa 0

Midfield

New players to the squad include Matt Jarvis from Wolves.

Player Club Team Caps
Frank Lampard Chelsea 84
Gareth Barry Manchester City 45
Stewart Downing Aston Villa 24
Aaron Lennon Tottenham Hotspur 19
James Milner Manchester City 16
Ashley Young Aston Villa 12
Scott Parker West Ham United 4
Jack Wilshere Arsenal 2
Matt Jarvis Wolverhampton Wanderers 0

Forwards

Andy Carroll holds onto his place and Wayne Rooney returns from injury.

Player Club Team Caps
Wayne Rooney Manchester United 69
Jermain Defoe Tottenham Hotspur 45
Peter Crouch Tottenham Hotspur 42
Darren Bent Aston Villa 8
Andy Carroll Liverpool 0