*Only 17 of the 22 official squad
members actually travelled to Switzerland for the 1954 tournament.
Five players--Ken Armstrong, Allenby Chilton, Johnny Haynes, Harry Hooper
and Bedford Jezzard--were put on reserve status and remained
at home awaiting a call if the need arose. It did not.
**Only 20 squad members
went to the 1958 tournament in Sweden, Alan Hodgkinson or Maurice
Setters did not travel to the tournament.
***Steven Gerrard was named to the World
Cup 2002 squad and Danny Murphy was placed on standby. Gerrard withdrew
because of injury before the tournament began, Murphy was called to the squad
and Trevor Sinclair was put on standby. Murphy, too, withdrew due to
injury before the tournament began, and Sinclair was called to the squad.
****Rob Green was named
in the World Cup 2006 squad, but withdrew following an injury in a warm-up B
international. Scott Carson was called up as a replacement.
*****Rio Ferdinand was named
in the World Cup 2010 squad, but withdrew following an injury in training in
South Africa. Michael Dawson was called up as a replacement.