Filed: Thursday, 4th October 2012
By: Staff Writer
Andy Carroll has been named in the England squad to face San Marino and Poland.
The West Ham striker, who made his comeback from injury as a late substitute in the 2-1 win against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Monday has been recalled to Roy Hodgson's squad for the forthcoming World Cup Group H qualifiers.
England are due to face minnows San Marino at Wembley on Friday, 12th October before tackling the Poles in Warsaw four days later on Tuesday, 16th October.
There is no place in the squad for former Hammer Rob Green, who was captured on camera grinning as West Ham scored their second goal against his current club on Monday night.
West Ham face Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground this Saturday ahead of the international break with their next fixture set for Saturday, 20th October when they face strugglers Southampton - again at the Boleyn.
England squad: Forster, Hart, Ruddy; Baines, Cahill, A Cole, Gibbs, Jagielka, G Johnson, Lescott, Walker, Shawcross; Carrick, Cleverley, Gerrard, A Johnson, Lennon, Lampard, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott; Defoe, Rooney, Welbeck, Carroll.
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