McClaren names England squad
September 29, 2006
Newcastle United midfielder Scott Parker has been recalled to the England squad by Steve McClaren for next month's Euro 2008 qualifiers against Macedonia and Croatia.
Parker has impressed with his performances this season and will get the chance to add to his tally of two caps, the last of which came over two years ago.
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney returns to the squad after serving his two-match suspension following his dismissal in the World Cup quarter-final game against Portugal.
Goalkeepers: Paul Robinson (Tottenham Hotspur), Ben Foster (Watford), Chris Kirkland (Wigan).
Defenders: Gary Neville (Manchester United), Phil Neville (Everton), Wes Brown (Manchester United), John Terry (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Jamie Carragher (Liverpool), Ledley King (Tottenham), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Wayne Bridge (Chelsea).
Midfielders: Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Jermaine Jenas (Tottenham Hotspur), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Kieran Richardson (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Chelsea), Scott Parker (Newcastle United).
Forwards: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Peter Crouch (Liverpool), Andrew Johnson (Everton), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur).