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941 Squad vs. Lithuania
943 Squad vs. Republic of Ireland

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
FIGC Torino Città Azzurra Friendly Match

Italy 1 England 1 [1-0]

Match Summary
Italy Squad
England Squad

Team Records
The Three Lions squad for the matches against Lithuania and Italy  March 2015
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
Baines, Leighton J. 11 December 1984 30 LB Everton FC 25 5 30 1 0 2
Baines withdrawn from the squad following the Lithuania match because of injury.
Barkley, Ross 5 December 1993 21 M Everton FC 2 9 11 0 0 1
Bertrand, Ryan D. 5 August 1989 25 LB Southampton FC 0 2 2 0 0 None
Bertrand invited into the squad following the Lithuania match.
Butland, Jack 10 March 1993 22 G Stoke City FC 1 0 1 1ᵍᵃ 0 None
Butland was drafted into the squad on 21 March as a replacement for Forster.
Cahill, Gary J. 19 December 1985 29 CD Chelsea FC 32 2 34 3 0 2
Carrick, Michael 28 July 1981 33 M Manchester United FC 21 11 32 0 0 None
Clyne, Nathaniel E. 5 April 1991 23 RB Southampton FC 3 0 3 0 0 1
Delph, Fabian 21 November 1989 25 M Aston Villa FC 3 1 4 0 0 1
Forster, Fraser G. 17 March 1988 27 G Southampton FC 2 1 3 3ᵍᵃ 0 None
Forster injured his knee in a club match on 21 March.
Gibbs, Kieran J.R. 26 September 1989 25 LB Arsenal FC 3 3 6 0 0 1
Green, Robert P. 18 January 1980 35 G Queen's Park Rangers FC 10 2 12 9ᵍᵃ 0 1
Green was drafted into the squad on 21 March as a replacement for Forster.
Hart, C. Joseph J. 19 April 1987 27 G Manchester City FC 46 3 49 34ᵍᵃ 0 None
Henderson, Jordan B. 17 June 1990 24 M Liverpool FC 12 7 19 0 0 2
Jagielka, Philip N. 17 August 1982 32 CD Everton FC 27 7 34 1 0 1
Jones, Philip A. 21 February 1992 23 CD Manchester United FC 11 3 14 3 1 0 1
Kane, Harry E. 28 July 1993 21 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 1 1 1 0 None
Lallana, Adam D. 10 May 1988 26 M Liverpool FC 7 6 13 0 0 2
Lallana withdrew from the squad on 23 March because of a groin injury.
Mason, Ryan G. 13 June 1991 23 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Mason drafted into the squad on 23 March as a replacement for Lallana.
Milner, James P. 4 January 1986 29 M Manchester City FC 30 23 53 1 0 9
Milner withdrawn from the squad following the Lithuania match because of a knee injury.
Rooney, Wayne M. 24 October 1985 29 F Manchester United FC 96 6 102 46 9 2
Rose, Daniel L. 2 July 1990 24 LB Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Rose drafted into the squad on 21 March to replace Shaw. Withdrew 25 March because of injury.
Shaw, Luke P.H. 12 July 1995 19 LB Manchester United FC 3 1 4 0 0 None
Shaw withdrew from the squad on 21 March because of injury.
Smalling, Christopher L. 22 November 1989 25 D Manchester United FC 12 3 15 0 0 1
Sterling, Raheem S. 8 December 1994
in Kingston, Jamaica
20 M Liverpool FC 9 5 14 1 0 1
Sterling withdrawn from the squad following the Lithuania match because of a toe injury.
Sturridge, Daniel A. 1 September 1989 25 F Liverpool FC 11 5 16 5 0 None
Sturridge withdrew from the squad on 23 March because of a hip injury.
Townsend, Andros D. 16 July 1991 23 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 3 6 2 0 None
Walcott, Theo J. 16 March 1989 26 M Arsenal FC 26 11 37 5 0 1
Walker, Kyle A. 28 May 1990 24 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 9 1 10 0 0 3
Welbeck, Daniel N.T.M. 26 November 1990 24 F Arsenal FC 24 9 33 14 0 2
Welbeck withdrew from the squad on 28 March because of a knee injury.

All information is complete to and including England's last match, the seventh of the 2014-15 season, against Lithuania on 27 March 2015.


Thursday, 2 October 2014 - The FA have announced that England will play Italy in March next year, venue still to be decided. A return fixture will also be taking place at Wembley on a date to be confirmed in the 2016-18 FIFA World Cup qualification cycle.

Friday, 5 December 2014 - The Italian Football Federation has advised that the city of Turin will stage England's fixture against Italy next year. However the governing body will not be in a position to announce the exact venue - either Torino's Olympic Stadium or the Juventus Stadium - until the New Year.

Friday, 30 January 2015 - The Juventus Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for England's forthcoming international fixture against Italy. The match-up will see the Three Lions play at the Turin home of Serie A champions Juventus for the very first time.

Friday, 13 March 2015 - Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out for "three to four weeks" with a hamstring injury, according to manager Arsene Wenger. He was injured during a 2-1 FA Cup victory over Manchester United on Monday. Oxlade-Chamberlain only returned at the end of February after a month out because of a groin problem. "It's frustrating. It's a shame that in the final sprint, he's not there," said Wenger.
Jack Wilshere, meanwhile, has not featured since injuring his ankle in November 2014, coincidentally also against Manchester United. The midfielder has since undergone minor surgery to remove studs from the pin in his ankle, and is also expected to need a few more weeks recovery time. "He had a little inflammation of his ankle, so we decided to do it now. We had to rest him anyway, so we decided to get these screws off instead of doing it at the end of the season, when there is England again. We wanted to combine both together."

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has been ruled out for at least four weeks with a knee injury. He damaged cartilage during West Brom's Premier League win over Stoke on Saturday. "It's rotten news for Ben because he's been so consistent," West Brom head coach Tony Pulis said. "He kept seven clean sheets in 10 games." Foster will likely miss Premier League matches against Manchester City, QPR and Leicester City. He will also be absent for England's Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley on 27 March and the international friendly against Italy in Turin four days later. "We've got the international break coming up, which I hope will give our medical team the chance to work on Ben's rehab and we will reassess later," Pulis continued.

Thursday, 19 March 2015 - Tottenham striker Harry Kane has earned a first senior England call-up. The 21-year-old, who has scored 26 goals in 42 games this season, is part of a 24-man squad named by Roy Hodgson. "I think the whole country is excited about Harry," said the England manager. "It would have been a surprise if he wasn't selected." Kane is named alongside Tottenham team-mate Kyle Walker. He returns to the national squad for the first time since March 2014. Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph is back after missing November's games against Slovenia and Scotland with injury. Only two goalkeepers are named after West Brom's Ben Foster was ruled out for a month with a knee injury. Jack Butland is with the under-21's but remains on standby to be called up if necessary.

Saturday, 21 March 2015 - Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster's injured his knee against Burnley today leaving England short of options. Hodgson drafted in QPR's Rob Green, and Under-21 international Jack Butland. "Fraser is at hospital and it is looking bad," Saints boss Ronald Koeman said after their 2-0 win. We have to wait for the scan. I hope it will be OK for him but the doctor is not positive." Kelvin Davis, 38, came on to replace Forster against Burnley, making a string of saves in the Saints' Premier League victory, and joked "a spot had opened up in the England side" after Forster's injury.
Danny Rose has also been drafted in to replace Luke Shaw.
Ben Foster has now been ruled out for six months because of his knee injury, after his exploratory surgery revealed much worse damage.
Meanwhile, Harry Kane celebrated his first call-up by scoring a hat-trick for Tottenham in their 4-3 victory over bottom club Leicester City.

Monday, 23 March 2015 - Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is out of the England squad to face Lithuania and Italy after suffering a groin injury in his side's 2-1 defeat by Manchester United. Lallana was substituted at half-time in Sunday's game after the problem flared up. The England squad are due to meet today at St. George's Park. His replacement is Tottenham's Ryan Mason, the third Spurs uncapped player in the squad.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge was assessed by medical staff at St George's Park, having picked up a hip injury and was sent hom to recover. His absence could pave the way for Tottenham's Harry Kane to make his debut at Wembley.
Fabian Delph remained at home with a sickness, but is expected to join up with the squad through the week.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - Tottenham defender Danny Rose has withdrawn from the England squad with hip and hamstring injuries.
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on a knee injury. Southampton said a "longer-term" prediction on his return will be made following further assessment.

Friday, 27 March 2015 - England beat Lithuania 4-0. Rooney headed in his 46th England goal, Welbeck extended his lead in the 2014 Euro goalscoring charts, Sterling scored his first England goal, as did Harry Kane, 79 seconds into his debut. Sterling was cautioned, his second in the qualifiers, leaving him suspended for the next match.
Roy Hodgson says Leighton Baines, Raheem Sterling and James Milner will miss Tuesday's friendly against Italy because of a variety of injuries. Left-back Ryan Bertrand has been "invited" to join the squad.
Danny Welbeck also picked up a knee injury but has yet to be officially ruled out, though he is likely to miss the Italy trip, meaning Hodgson only has seventeen outfield players available.

Saturday, 28 March 2015 - Danny Welbeck becomes the fourth player to withdraw from the squad since the Lithuania victory. He picked up a slight knee injury.

England Form: last six games
W W W W W W  f 18:a success: 100%
936 8 September 2014 - 
Switzerland 0
England 2 [0-0]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel (35,500)
Welbeck (2) ECP AW
937 9 October 2014 - England 5 San Marino 0 [0-2]
The National Stadium, Wembley
Jagielka, Rooney (pen), Welbeck, Townsend, Delle Valle OG HW
938 12 October 2014 - Estonia 0 England 1 [0-0]
A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn (10,195)
Rooney AW
939 15 November 2014 - England 3 Slovenia 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
Rooney (pen), Welbeck (2)
Henderson OG
940 18 November 2014 - 
Scotland 1
England 3 [0-1]
Celtic Park, Glasgow (55,000)
Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rooney
941 27 March 2015 - England 4 Lithuania 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (83,671)
Rooney, Welbeck, Sterling, Kane ECP HW
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