Striker Rickie Lambert has written a letter to Southampton fans thanking them for their support during his time at the club.
The Three Lions boss has largely rewarded Premier League form in a youthful-looking squad for the tournament in Brazil. See the full squad:
A disappointing afternoon for Southampton in their Premier League clash with Manchester City.
Southampton players Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw and Rickie Lambert have all been named in the England squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
England manager Roy Hodgson has announced his 23-man squad for the tournament which takes place in June.
Southampton's Rickie Lambert is tipped to make it into Roy Hodgson's World Cup Squad which will be announced this afternoon. Daniel Sturridge, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck look set to be Hodgson's three main strikers, with Lambert in contention with Andy Carroll for a fourth place.
Jermain Defoe is sweating on his inclusion after swapping Tottenham for Toronto in March.
Canadian Ralph Krueger has been named as the new Southampton chairman. The 54-year-old was a consultant to Canada's successful ice hockey team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Southampton Football Club has announced that Ralph Krueger has been appointed as its new Chairman. The Canadian has just returned from participating in his fourth Winter Olympics, where he helped to lead 'Team Canada' to the gold medal in ice hockey.
Krueger replaces Nicola Cortese who left Saints earlier this year.
There was a certain air of relief when Guly do Prado, who spoke in the programme of his desire to win around Saints fans, slotted home a penalty midway through the first half - the Brazilian's first goal in two years and 11 days.
Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana saw efforts hit the woodwork either side of the spot-kick, but Yeovil were proving a handful it took for 18-year-old Sam Gallagher to open his senior account with a fine solo effort to put the game to bed and a smile back on Southampton fans' faces.