Tuesday, 1 June 2010

England Squad for South Africa

The England Squad for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), David James (Portsmouth), Robert Green (West Ham).

Defenders: Jamie Carragher (Liverpool), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Ledley King (Tottenham), John Terry (Chelsea), Matthew Upson (West Ham), Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham), James Milner (Aston Villa), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Manchester City).

Forwards: Peter Crouch (Tottenham), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United).

UPDATE: Michael Dawson (Tottenham) to replace Rio Ferdinand.

The omission of Theo Walcott being the biggest surprize. Here is a photo from the qualifiers where his most significant contribution was a hat trick in Zagreb v Croatia in a 1-4 win.

Theo Walcott England 2008/09