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The World Cup: North East players to look out for

Jordan Henderson Photo: PA

The World Cup - Here is a list of the region's footballers who are taking part in the World Cup:

JORDAN HENDERSON - Sunderland born and bred, he is in the England Squad. He plays for Liverpool. He's going to play.

Jordan Henderson Credit: PA

FRASER FORSTER - Fraser was born in Hexham, he went to school at Newcastle RGS and is also in the England Squad. He plays for Celtic. He's the third choice goalkeeper, therefore very unlikely to play.

Fraser Forster Credit: PA

SHOLA AMEOBI - He is no longer a Newcastle United player but he is a Geordie and he is in the Nigeria squad.

Shola Ameobi Credit: PA


Moussa Sissoko and Matthieu Debuchy - France

Tim Krul - Holland

Chieck Tiote - Ivory Coast


Jozy Altidore - USA


Albert Adomah - Ghana

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