FIFA Ranking: 10

Coach: Sven-Goran Eriksson

Key players: Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard

World Cup record: 12th appearance

Best Finish: Champion 1966

Last appearance: Quarter finals 2002

Qualifying route: Won European Group 6

Key questions: As another team with a massive burden to perform can the departing Eriksson get the best of this “golden generation”?  Will the selection of Theo Walcott be a disaster or a masterstroke?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Paul Robinson 1
David James 13
Scott Carson 22
Defenders
Gary Neville 2
Ashley Cole 3
John Terry 5
Rio Ferdinand 6
Sol Campbell 12
Wayne Bridge 14
Jamie Carragher 15
Midfielders
Steven Gerrard 4
David Beckham 7
Frank Lampard 8
Joe Cole 11
Owen Hargreaves 16
Jermaine Jenas 17
Michael Carrick 18
Aaron Lennon 19
Stewart Downing 20
Forwards
Wayne Rooney 9
Michael Owen 10
Peter Crouch 21
Theo Walcott 23

Group matches:

v Paraguay, 13:00 GMT, Saturday 10th June - Frankfurt

v Trinidad & Tobago, 16:00 GMT, Thursday 15th June - Nuremberg

v Sweden, 19:00 GMT, Tuesday 20th June - Cologne