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Three lions

Posted on 30 August 2009  - 12:00

Aaron Lennon and Peter Crouch have joined Jermain Defoe in the England squad for the friendly against Slovenia and World Cup qualifier against Croatia.

Three lions

Aaron Lennon and Peter Crouch have joined Jermain Defoe in the England squad for the friendly against Slovenia and World Cup qualifier against Croatia.

Our goalscorers against Birmingham City on Saturday - maintaining our 100 per cent start to the season - are back in Fabio Capello's squad after being left out for the friendly against Holland on August 12.

In-form striker Jermain scored both of England's goals that night and he has four goals in four games for us so far this term, including a hat-trick against Hull.

England take on Slovenia on Saturday (September 5) before the WCQ against Croatia on Wednesday week, September 9. Both matches are at Wembley Stadium.

England squad: Goakeepers - Foster (United), Green (West Ham), Robinson (Blackburn). Defenders - Bridge (City), Brown (United), Cole (Chelsea), Johnson (Liverpool), Lescott (City), Terry (Chelsea), Upson (West Ham). Midfielders - Barry (City), Beckham (LA Galaxy), Carrick (United), Gerrard (Liverpool), Lampard (Chelsea), LENNON (SPURS), Milner (Villa), Wright-Phillips (City), Young (Villa). Forwards - Cole (West Ham), CROUCH (SPURS), Heskey (Villa), DEFOE (SPURS), Rooney (United).

JD Holland