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Five in England squad, five in U21s!

Posted on 14 March 2013  - 15:08

Five of our players have been called into the senior England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro and another five into the England U21 squad for friendlies against Romania and Austria.

Five in England squad, five in U21s!

Michael Dawson is back in the senior squad and joins Spurs team-mates Kyle Walker, Aaron Lennon, Scott Parker and Jermain Defoe.

'Daws' will be looking to add to his four caps and last featured against Wales in April, 2011.

Scott has also been absent from the England squad since playing every game in the European Championships last summer, the last of his 17 caps against Italy in the quarter-final.

Kyle has four caps to his name, Aaron 21 caps and Jermain will look to add to his 17 goals in his 52 caps so far.

Both qualifying matches are away - San Marino at the Serraville Stadium on Friday week, March 22 (kick-off 8pm UK) and current Group H leaders Montenegro at the City Stadium, Podgorica on Tuesday, March 26 (also 8pm UK).

The lads are part of a 26-man squad for the trip, which sees the Three Lions play their first two qualifiers of 2013.

England squad

Goalkeepers: Ben Foster , Joe Hart, Fraser Forster.

Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Michael Dawson, Rio Ferdinand , Glen Johnson, Chris Smalling, Kyle Walker.

Midfielders: Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Aaron Lennon, James Milner, Leon Osman, Scott Parker , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott, Ashley Young.

Forwards: Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Daniel Welbeck.


Steven Caulker, Tom Carroll, Danny Rose, Adam Smith and Andros Townsend have all been called into Stuart Pearce's squad for friendlies against Romania ay Wycombe on Thursday, March 21 and Austria at Brighton on Monday, March 25.

Tom will be looking for his first cap, Steven his ninth while Adam, Andros and Danny, currently on loan at Millwall, QPR and Sunderland, look for caps number nine, three and 26 respectively.