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Spurs Duo; Lennon & Crouch back in England Squad

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard, Manchester United pair Ben Foster and Wes Brown, as well as Tottenham’s Aaron Lennon and Peter Crouch have been recalled to the England squad for the games during the September international break, of the Premier League season.

England have games against Slovenia and Croatia coming up at Wembley, the second of which is a FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group 6 game, where a win would see them seal qualification for next summer’s World Cup.

Goalkeeper Foster is back in the England squad in place of Portsmouth’s David James, who is suffering from bone bruising. The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Foster (Manchester United), Green (West Ham), Robinson (Blackburn)

Defenders: Johnson (Liverpool), Brown (Manchester United), Upson (West Ham), Lescott & Bridge (both Manchester City), A Cole & Terry (both Chelsea)

Midfielders: Lennon (Tottenham), Beckham (Los Angeles Galaxy), Lampard (Chelsea), Carrick (Manchester United), Gerrard (Liverpool), A Young & Milner (both Aston Villa) and Wright-Phillips & Barry (both Manchester City)

Forwards: Rooney (Manchester United), Heskey (Aston Villa), C Cole (West Ham), Crouch &  Defoe (both Tottenham)



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