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JD, Kyle in England squad

Posted on 30 August 2012  - 12:13

Jermain Defoe and Kyle Walker have been included in the England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.

JD, Kyle in England squad

England kick-off their campaign for Brazil 2014 in Chisinau, Moldova on Friday, September 6 before returning to Wembley to take on Ukraine on Tuesday, September 11.

Jermain was on target in England's last match - a friendly draw against Italy - and is poised to reach the half-century milestone for England. His next appearance will be his 50th cap, scoring 16 goals so far.

Kyle will be looking to add to his three caps.

As we reported yesterday, Steven Caulker, Danny Rose and Adam Smith have been called up for England Under-21s Euro qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Norway.

Squad in full: Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Birmingham City), Joe Hart (Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich City).

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), John Terry (Chelsea), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur).

Midfielders: Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Sunderland), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

Forwards: Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United).