John Terry named in England squad for World Cup qualifiers
England manager Roy Hodgson has announced his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine and has handed John Terry a place, who seemingly has put his recent court case behind him.
There was also call ups for Michael Carrick, who missed out on a place at Euro 2012 and Sunderland’s latest signing Adam Johnson.
England squad in full
Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City) John Ruddy (Norwich) Jack Butland (Birmingham City)
Defenders: Glen Johnson (Liverpool) Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) John Terry (Chelsea) Joleon Lescott (Manchester City) Phil Jagielka (Everton) Ashley Cole (Chelsea) Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea) Leighton Baines (Everton)
Midfielders: Adam Johnson (Sunderland) Theo Walcott (Arsenal) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) James Milner (Manchester City) Michael Carrick (Manchester United) Tom Cleverly (Manchester United) Frank Lampard (Chelsea) capt Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
Strikers: Andy Carroll (Liverpool) Jermaine Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur) Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)
The Three Lions take on Moldova on Friday 7th September, in Hodgson’s first competitive game in charge before heading back to Wembley to take on Euro 2012 group opponents Ukraine on Tuesday 11th.
Dean Mears, sports editor