Date: 11th May 2010 at 1:52pm
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Fabio Capello has named his 30-man provisional squad as he prepares for the World Cup in South Africa.

Three Villa stars have been named, Emile Heskey and James Milner both being called up as expected and Stephen Warnock is possibly a surprise inclusion.

Gabriel Agbonlahor and Ashley Young both missed out though despite having decent seasons.


The Squad:

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Man City), David James (Portsmouth), Robert Green (West Ham).

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Jamie Carragher (Liverpool), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Michael Dawson (Tottenham), Rio Ferdinand (Man Utd), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Ledley King (Tottenham), John Terry (Chelsea), Matthew Upson (West Ham), Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Man City), Michael Carrick (Man Utd), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Tom Huddlestone (Tottenham), Adam Johnson (Man City), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham), James Milner (Aston Villa), Scott Parker (West Ham), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Man City).

Forwards: Darren Bent (Sunderlan), Peter Crouch (Tottenham), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Man Utd).