Not many people will care but this is one of the last chances England has to get its act together to try and win the world cup. So its quite an important game in some respects. As below the squad shows some new faces who may now get a chance due to all the injuries and such we have experienced. Pretty much all the players except Rooney, Hart and a few others are in a bad way at the moment. Will their club form affect their international form, probably but who knows. I'm hoping Gerrard being shit for Liverpool means he'll be great for us now. Fingers crossed that Baines starts and ends up keeping the position, good luck to them all though.
Squad announced for the game against Egypt:
James (Portsmouth), Green (West Ham), Hart (Birmingham), Brown (Man Utd), Terry (Chelsea), Upson (West Ham), Lescott (Man City), Shawcross (Stoke), Baines (Everton), Warnock (Aston Villa), Milner (Aston Villa), Beckham (AC Milan), Walcott (Arsenal), Lampard (Chelsea), Barry (Man City), Gerrard (Liverpool), Carrick (Man Utd), Wright-Phillips (Man City), Downing (Aston Villa), Heskey (Aston Villa), Defoe (Tottenham), Rooney (Man Utd), Crouch (Tottenham), C Cole (West Ham).
James is back, great. Hopefully Hart gets to come on in the second half.
No Richards, and Brown who has been rubbish as our only 'rightback'. Hmmm
Baines!!! Whats he doing there, Capello must be trying all the fringe players or desperate.
Shawcross is unfortunate for his chance to come at such a time, doubt he will be in the right mindset.
Walcott? Really?!?!?! The guy is shit on a stick.
Hey Beckham, shock of all shocks, is named in the squad.
Downing, I knew Capello would get him straight back in the squad. Just knew it. WHY do we constantly get this with people named as English managers, we all joke about being arm chair managers but no one can understand it. Yeah he scored recently but the guy has abolutely no quality that can be of any use against good opposition players.
Crouch ahead of Bent or anyone is really disappointing. Heskey is to be expected I guess, even if its wrong.