Capello names squad
Sunday, 29 August, 2010
Fabio Capello names his squad to face Bulgaria and Switzerland.
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Fabio Capello has named a 24-man squad for the opening double header of Euro 2012 qualifiers, which begins at Wembley on Friday with the visit of Bulgaria.
There are five forwards in the squad, fresh from reaching the Champions League group stages with Tottenham Hotspur Peter Crouch and Jermain Defoe both return to the fold. Wayne Rooney scored his first goal of the season on Saturday and he is joined by Darren Bent who also notched from the penalty spot, and West Ham United's Carlton Cole.
Chelsea pair Frank Lampard and John Terry both miss out through injury, while Kieran Gibbs keeps his place in the squad after making his debut against Hungary last month.
Squad in full
Scott Carson, Ben Foster, Joe Hart
Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Michael Dawson, Kieran Gibbs, Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson, Joleon Lescott, Matthew Upson
Gareth Barry, Michael Carrick, Steven Gerrard, Adam Johnson, James Milner, Theo Walcott, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Ashley Young
Darren Bent, Carlton Cole, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney
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Tuesday 27 July 2010 from 10am
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