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Essex batsman Alastair Cook has been named England Test Captain.
Norwich City keeper John Ruddy has been named in the England squad to face San Marino and Poland in the World Cup qualifiers this month.
He will be joined by ex-Norwich 'keeper Fraser Forster. The former City player of the season, now playing for Celtic, makes his first appearance in the squad.
The England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Poland is: Hart (Man City), Ruddy (Norwich), Forster (Celtic); Baines (Everton), Cahill (Chelsea), Cole (Chelsea), Gibbs (Arsenal), Jagielka (Everton), G Johnson (Liverpool), Lescott (Man City), Shawcross (Stoke),
Walker (Spurs); Carrick (Man United), Cleverley (Man United), Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Gerrard (Liverpool), A Johnson (Sunderland), Lennon (Spurs), Lampard (Chelsea), Milner (Manchester City), Walcott (Arsenal); Carroll (West Ham), Defoe (Spurs), Rooney (Man United), Welbeck (Man United).
England Under-21s will stage the first leg of their play-off for next summer's European Championship at Carrow Road, the FA have announced.
Norwich City's stadium will host Stuart Pearce's side as they take on Serbia on Friday, October 12 (kick-off 6pm).
Details of the Under-21s' second leg have still to be announced, although it will almost certainly take place four days later.
The play-off sees England attempt to secure a fourth straight finals appearance after they won their qualifying group.
Staff at Alastair Cook's former school are celebrating after their ex-pupil was named new test Captain of the England Cricket team.
Peter Sherwin Master in charge of cricket: "The Bedford School boys will be delighted at the news. They'll all be talking about it when they return in September.
"They're proud of the fact he is an old boy and they love the fact he's stayed in touch. He's already such an inspiration to them, but now he holds the top job in English cricket,they'll be over the moon"
Assistant Head teacher at Bedford School said:
"The school and the rest of Bedford are immensely proud of his appointment to England Test captain. It is thoroughly well deserved. He has worked hard to achieve his goal from a very young age. He is a regular visitor to the school and we look forward to welcoming him again".
Norwich pair Declan Rudd and Ryan Bennett have been named in the England U21 squad for the final European Championship qualifiers in Azerbaijan and Norway.
Former Ipswich Town forward Connor Wickham has also been named in Stuart Pearce's squad.
The full squad is:
Ben Amos (Man Utd), Declan Rudd (Norwich), Jason Steele ('Boro); Ryan Bennett (Norwich), Steven Caulker (Tottenham), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Craig Dawson (West Brom), Martin Kelly (Liverpool), Ben Marshall (Leicester) Danny Rose (Spurs), Adam Smith (Spurs); Jordan Henderson (Liverpool),
Thomas Ince (Blackpool), Henri Lansbury (Forest), Jason Lowe (Blackburn), Josh McEachran (Chelsea), Jack Rodwell (Man City), Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace); Nathan Delfouneso (Aston Villa), Marvin Sordell (Bolton), Connor Wickham (Sunderland), Martyn Waghorn (Leicester).
Essex batsman Alastair Cook will be the new Captain of England's Test Match Cricket team after Andrew Strauss retired from professional cricket.
Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy has made his England debut.
He came on for the second half of the friendly against Italy last night, which England won.
They were 1-0 down in the first half and Ruddy produced a couple of good saves to keep the Azzuri at bay.
He kept a clean sheet in his first 45 minutes in an England shirt and goals from Phil Jagielka and Jermain Defoe ensured a 2-1 win for Roy Hodgson's men.