England fans missing out on a 'Thriller'?

Last month FourFourTwo.com used our sister site FootballTalentSpotter.com to help advice England boss Fabio Capello who to pick in his squad for the away matches with Andorra and Croatia.

Among the names we passed on in good faith were Swindon trio Jerel Ifil, Anthony McNamee and Simon Cox, Hereford defender Richard Rose and most ludicrously of all, Frank Lampard.

As it was, only Lampard was called-up by the bespectacled Italian and the side struggled to a narrow 4-1 win over Croatia. If only he had listened...

"Pssst, Fabio - Ashley Cole's rating is down to 5.5"

In a similar vein, using the magical tool that is TalentSpotter, we've plucked the top two goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and four strikers who are eligible, fit and supposedly able to play for Fabio Capello's side on Saturday evening

Here’s what we’ve cobbled together:

GK Scott Carson (West Brom)RB Curtis Davies (Aston Villa)CB Rio Ferdinand (Man Utd)CB Michael Jackson (Shrewsbury)LB Joleon Lescott (Everton)RM Chris Eagles (Burnley)CM Michael Carrick (Man Utd)CM Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)LM Ashley Young (Aston Villa)CF Wayne Rooney (Man Utd)CF Jermain Defoe (Portsmouth)

Subs: Ross Turnbull (Middlesbrough), Ledley King (Tottenham), Miles Addison (Derby County), Lee Cook (QPR), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Dave Hibbert (Shrewsbury), Michael Owen (Newcastle).

Yes, we know what you’re thinking... is Curtis Davies really going to be capable of filling in for the injured Micah Richards at right-back?

Well our Spotters say so, rating the versatile Villa defender at 7.5, as opposed to Gary Neville’s 6.9 or Wes Brown’s 7.1.

You may also have noticed a few new names in the England set-up; Michael Jackson, Chris Eagles, Ross Turnbull, Miles Addison, Lee Cook and Dave Hibbert.

Michael Jackson, your country needs you!

The inclusion of Shrewsbury journeyman centre-half Jackson (7.8) would be a headline writers dream, but you won’t catch us making any cheap puns, no sir, that would be... Bad.

Eagles (6.7), Turnbull (7.6) and Cook (6.5) have all been in good form so far this season, although Shrews striker Dave Hibbert (8.0) has netted just three times in 11 outings so far, despite his side twice scoring seven in the last few weeks.

Meanwhile rookie Derby defender Addison (7.3) must be worth including if only because the only Premier League game he played last season saw the Rams concede just three goals, which as you’ll recall was a relatively good day at the office by their standards.

Want to know how David James, John Terry, Joe Cole and co. rate? Well you'll just have to check out FootballTalentSpotter.com to find out.

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