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Butland in England squad

Posted: Thu 31 Jan 2013
Author: bcfc.com

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Jack Butland has been called into the England squad for next week's friendly fixture against Brazil.

Roy Hodgson's side host the five-time FIFA World Cup winners at Wembley on Wednesday 6 February, as the Football Association kicks off its 150th anniversary celebrations.

If he features against the Brazilians, 19-year-old Butland will win his second senior cap for the Three Lions. He faces competition for a starting place from former Blues loanee Joe Hart. 

The full 24-man England squad is:
Goalkeepers: Jack Butland, Joe Hart.
 
Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson, Joleon Lescott, Chris Smalling, Kyle Walker.
 
Midfielders: Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Aaron Lennon, James Milner, Leon Osman, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere.
 
Forwards: Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Theo Walcott, Daniel Welbeck.