|Euro 2012: England unveils its list of 23 players|
English coach Roy Hodgson was called striker Liverpool Andy Carroll in his group of 23 players for the Euro 2012 of football, which is not the defender of Manchester United Rio Ferdinand. The guardian of Norwich John Ruddy and Jermain Defoe Tottenham striker, often based on the bench in recent months, are the other two small surprises of this selection. Despite his suspension for the first two matches of the competition, the first against the France, Wayne Rooney is however present. England enters the competition on June 11 against the Blues in Donetsk and then will face the June 15 Sweden and the Ukraine on 19 June.
Guards: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United), John Ruddy (Norwich City).
Defenders: Ashley Cole (Chelsea), John Terry (Chelsea), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Leighton Baines (Everton), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), Gary Cahill (Chelsea).
Midfielders: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur), Gareth Barry (Manchester City), James Milner (Manchester City), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Ashley Young (Manchester United).
Forwards: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United), Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur).