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Roy Hodgson Names Four Newcomers In England Squad

28/08/2014 12:04 BST | Updated 28/08/2014 12:59 BST

Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his first post-World Cup England squad for next Wednesday's friendly with Norway and the European Championship qualifier in Switzerland.

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Arsenal defender Calum Chambers, Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, Aston Villa's Fabian Delph and Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback are the newcomers in a depleted squad that will be lead by new captain Wayne Rooney.

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Rooney will inherit the armband from Steven Gerrard

Manchester United pair Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw are sidelined through injury, as are Tottenham's Kyle Walker, Arsenal full-back Kieran Gibbs, Everton's Ross Barkley and Liverpool's Adam Lallana.

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Colback and Chambers both moved clubs this summer

Andros Townsend is also restored to the squad after missing the World Cup through injury, despite scant opportunities in Tottenham's opening two Premier League matches.

England host the Norwegians at Wembley on Wednesday before facing the Swiss in Basel on Monday 8 September.

GOALKEEPERS

Fraser Forster (Southampton), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City)

DEFENDERS

Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Everton)

MIDFIELDERS

Jack Colback (Newcastle United), Fabian Delph (Aston Villa), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)

FORWARDS

Rickie Lambert (Liverpool), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)