Fabio Capello has elevated Daniel Sturridge and Jack Rodwell into the senior England squad for the first time as the national manager seeks to experiment with a more youthful line-up in the forthcoming friendlies against Spain and Sweden.
The pair, who have been regulars in Stuart Pearce's Under-21 set-up, are among four uncapped players in Capello's party effectively now offered an opportunity to prove their worth ahead of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine in Poland and Ukraine. Gabriel Agbonlahor's form at Aston Villa has earned him a recall for the games at Wembley while the current captain, John Terry, retains his place despite being the subject of separate Metropolitan Police and Football Association investigations into allegations that he racially abused Queens Park Rangers' Anton Ferdinand. Terry's Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard is expected to captain the side.
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Goalkeepers: Hart (Manchester City), Carson (Bursaspor), Stockdale (Ipswich Town)
Defenders: G Johnson (Liverpool), Jones (Man Utd), Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Terry, Cole (both Chelsea), Baines, Jagielka (both Everton), Lescott (Man City), Walker (Tottenham)
Midfielders: Lampard (Chelsea), Rodwell (Everton), Downing (Liverpool), Barry (Man City), A Johnson (Man City), Milner (Man City), Parker (Tottenham), Walcott (Arsenal)
Strikers: Bent (Aston Villa), Sturridge (Chelsea), Agbonlahor (Aston Villa), Zamora (Fulham), Welbeck (Man Utd)
So, thoughts? Anyone should/shouldn't be there? Personally I was surprised by there being no Micah Richards on the list - what does he need to do to get a call up nowadays?