England face Northern Ireland first at Old Trafford on Saturday before taking on Azerbaijan at St James' Park on Wednesday week, March 30.
England currently top Group Six by a point as they look for the automatic route to the finals in Germany next summer.
The clash against Northern Ireland is the first time the countries have met since 1987.
Squad: Paul Robinson (Tottenham), David James (Man City), Robert Green (Norwich); Gary Neville (Man Utd), Ashley Cole (Arsenal), Phil Neville (Man Utd), Jamie Carragher (Liverpool), Rio Ferdinand (Man Utd), John Terry (Chelsea), Wes Brown (Man Utd), Ledley King (Tottenham); David Beckham (Real Madrid), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Owen Hargreaves (Bayern Munich), Jermaine Jenas (Newcastle), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough), Kieron Dyer (Newcastle); Michael Owen (Real Madrid), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Wayne Rooney (Man Utd), Andrew Johnson (Crystal Palace), Emile Heskey (Birmingham).
Paul Robinson, Ledley King and Jermain Defoe have been named in Sven Goran Eriksson's England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan.