Rob Green and Danny Rose called up to England squad

Saturday 21 Mar 2015
Rob Green has been called into the England squad
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Rob Green and Danny Rose have been called into the England squad for the matches against Lithuania and Italy, while Jack Butland has been promoted from the Under-21s.

Roy Hodgson has taken the decision to call on both Queens Park Rangers’ Green and Stoke City’s Butland following the injury sustained by Fraser Forster in Southampton’s 2-0 win over Burnley on Saturday.

Elsewhere, the withdrawal of Manchester United’s Luke Shaw through injury has resulted in left-back Rose being added to the squad. 

England entertain Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on Friday in a European Championship Qualifier before a trip to Turin to face Italy the following Tuesday.

By FA Staff