Soccer-Hodgson names Lampard in England squad for Italy friendly

Reuters Middle East

LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Chelsea's Frank Lampard has been

named in a youthful England squad to take on Italy in a friendly

in Berne on Wednesday after missing Euro 2012 through injury.

John Terry, Joleon Lescott and Ashley Cole have been rested

from the squad named on the Football Association website

(www.thefa.com) on Friday, however, as manager Roy Hodgson

gives established players a break and looks to newcomers.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Liverpool's Glen

Johnson have also been rested.

Tottenham's Steven Caulker and Jake Livermore, and Chelsea's

Ryan Bertrand have been called up for the first time, while

Manchester United's Michael Carrick has been named for the first

time since 2010.

Only 10 players remain from the squad that made the

quarter-finals of Euro 2012.

England start their qualification campaign for the 2014

World Cup in Brazil against Moldova on Sept. 7.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Birmingham City), Joe Hart

(Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich City)

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Ryan Bertrand

(Chelsea), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Steven Caulker (Tottenham

Hotspur), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham

Hotspur).

Midfielders: Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Tom

Cleverley (Manchester United), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Adam

Johnson (Manchester City), Jake Livermore (Tottenham Hotspur),

James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

(Arsenal), Jack Rodwell (Everton), Ashley Young (Manchester

United).

Forwards: Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham

Hotspur), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea), Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

(Reporting by Josh Reich; Editing by Ian Ransom)

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