The players in England’s World Cup 2022 football squad have been selected by England Manager Gareth Southgate.
In an announcement on Thursday, Southgate revealed that the 26-man national roster would be comprised of:
Goalkeepers – Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope and Aaron Ramsdale
Defenders – Trent Alexander-Arnold, Conor Coady, Eric Dier, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ben White
Midfielders – Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips, Mason Mount, Jordan Henderson, Conor Gallagher, Jude Bellingham
Forwards – Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, James Maddison, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, Raheem Stirling, Callum Wilson
Chelsea’s Mason Mount has been selected for the team. (Getty Images)
The World Cup will take place in Qatar and will kick off at the Al Bayt Stadium on November 20, before the tournament is drawn to a close at the Lusail Stadium on December 18.
It will feature 32 teams split into eight groups.
England will face Iran on the second day of the tournament while Wales face the US. Then, England v Wales will take place on November 29.
The national team will not play any pre-tournament friendlies ahead of the Qatar World Cup, with Southgate basing his final squad pick on previous form, both domestically and internationally.
Newcastle United’s Callum Wilson has been selected for the 26-man squad. (Getty Images)
The tournament will begin with 32 teams in eight groups of four.
- Group A – Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
- Group B – England, Iran, USA, Wales
- Group C – Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
- Group D – France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
- Group E – Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
- Group F – Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
- Group G – Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
- Group H – Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korean