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World Cup Football: England squad announced

Sven-Goran Eriksson finalises his squad for the forthcoming World Cup Finals, a mixture of youth and experience, as 12 of the 23-man group are under 24 years of age.

Goalkeepers: Seaman (Arsenal), Martyn (Leeds Utd), James (West Ham Utd) Defenders: Ferdinand (Leeds Utd), Southgate (Middlesbrough FC), Ashley Cole (Arsenal), Bridge (Southampton FC), Campbell (Arsenal), Brown (Manchester Utd), Keown (Arsenal), Mills (Leeds Utd) Midfield Players: Beckham, Captain (Manchester Utd), Gerrard (Liverpool), Dyer (Newcastle Utd), Butt (Manchester Utd), Hargreaves (Bayern Munich), Joe Cole (West Ham Utd), Scholes (Manchester Utd) Forwards: Owen (Liverpool FC), Heskey (Liverpool FC), Vassell (Aston Villa), Fowler (Leeds Utd), Sheringham (Tottenham Hotspur) On Stand-by is Murphy, Liverpool, to cover for possible injuries to Beckham or Butt.

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