Date: 23rd February 2012 at 5:10pm
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Today reguars in the England team have been dropped by the interim manager Stuart Pearce, Rio Ferdinand, Joleon Lescott, Frank Lampard, Peter Crouch, Bobby Zamora and Jermaine Defoe do not feature.

Instead a new look England team is set to line up at Wembley next Wednesday night to play the game against the World Cup Finalist’s Holland.

Stuart Pearce has selected the squad of:

Goalkeepers: Scott Carson (Bursaspor), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United)

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Leighton Baines (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), James Milner (Manchester City), Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Theo Walcott (Arsenal)

Forwards: Darren Bent (Aston Villa), Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)

A intresting inclusion of Sunderland’s Fraizer Campbell and Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley have been selected in a new look England team.

The next issue Stuart Pearce has to deal with is the captaincy problem for the national team, following the armband being stripped from former captain John Terry. Steven Gerrard and Gareth Barry are frontline favourites to be choosen to become for one to lead England out at Wembley next week.

What would your England team be?

If Vital Stockport were to manage England the line up we would choose is:


Richards Cahill Jones Baines

A. Johnson Parker Gerrard Young

Rooney Bent

Have your say on the England team below…