Date: 31st January 2008 at 5:02pm
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The future’s not just bright for Villa, it looks like a Claret and Blue England could be in the offing following Fabio Capello’s choice of players for his first ever England side.

Gabby Agbonlahor and Curtis Davies are called up for their first full squad appearances, and joining them are Scott Carson, Gareth Barry and Ashley Young.

The 5 players have been named in Capello’s provisional squad to face Switzerland next Wednesday in his first friendly in charge.

The Italian manager will then look at the squad before making a final decision on Saturday.

Full squad:

England squad
Goalkeepers
David James (Portsmouth FC), Scott Carson (Aston Villa FC), Chris Kirkland (Wigan Athletic FC).

Defenders
Wayne Bridge (Chelsea FC), Ashley Cole (Chelsea FC), Curtis Davies (Aston Villa FC), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United FC), Glen Johnson (Portsmouth FC), Ledley King (Reading FC), Wes Brown (Manchester United FC), Joleon Lescott (Everton FC), Micah Richards (Manchester City FC), Matthew Upson (West Ham United FC), Jonathan Woodgate (Tottenham Hotspur FC).

Midfielders
Michael Carrick (Manchester United FC), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool FC), Gareth Barry (Aston Villa FC), Jermaine Jenas (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Owen Hargreaves (Manchester United FC), Joe Cole (Chelsea FC), Ashley Young (Aston Villa FC), Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough FC), Shaun Wright-Philips (Chelsea FC), David Bentley (Blackburn Rovers FC).

Forwards
Emile Heskey (Wigan Athletic FC), Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa FC), Michael Owen (Newcastle United FC), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United FC), Peter Crouch (Liverpool FC).