Same roster to be used for games at Sun Life Stadium on June 4 and 7
NEW YORK, NY (Monday, May 12, 2014) – England national team manager Roy Hodgson today announced his team’s final 23-player roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer in Brazil.
England will utilize the same roster to face Ecuador on Wednesday, June 4 (3 p.m., ET) and Honduras on June 7 (4:45 p.m., ET) with both matches taking place at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium. The matches will be part of England’s final preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup where it will open against Italy on June 14 in Manaus, Brazil.
Tickets for both matches are on sale now and available through Ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone through the Sun life Stadium box office at 305-943-6311.
The list features superstars Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea) and Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool).
England 23-Player 2014 FIFA World Cup Roster
Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Fraser Forster (Celtic).
Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Manchester United).
Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Everton), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).
Attackers: Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Daniel Welbeck (Manchester United).
Standby: John Ruddy (Norwich City), Jon Flanagan (Liverpool), John Stones (Everton), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Andy Carroll (West Ham United), Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC).