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BRISTOL ENGLAND - AUGUST 10:  England Manager Fabio Capello attends the International Friendly between England U21 and Uzbekistan U21 at Ashton Gate on August 10 2010 in Bristol England.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
BRISTOL ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: England Manager Fabio Capello attends the International Friendly between England U21 and Uzbekistan U21 at Ashton Gate on August 10 2010 in Bristol England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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Fabio Capello's England squad are set to face off against Denmark in Copenhagen on Wednesday, and Chelsea trio Ashley Cole, John Terry, and Frank Lampard have been included in the ranks. Although they might not start - unless most of their compatriots in the Premier League, they'd be on three days' rest rather than four - I'm sure Capello will be relieved to have some veteran stability within his ranks. Frank Lampard, in particular, hasn't been fit to feature in an England game for months, and John Terry has been in and out of the squad throughout the process of qualifying for the European Championships this autumn.

Although the England stalwarts are mostly set to figure - Rio Ferdinand is out thanks to an injury incurred during warmups before Manchester United's loss to Wolverhampton - there are some very young names on the squad sheet. Fulham's David Stockdale and Tottenham Hotspur right back (on loan at Aston Villa) Kyle Walker have both been named, although it's doubtful that either will see game action, and Capello has also called up Arsenal's 18 year-old Jack Wilshere, who on merit alone should probably be the first name put down on the starting XI.

Here's the squad in full to face Denmark on Wednesday:

Goalkeepers: Ben Foster, Joe Hart, David Stockdale

Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Michael Dawson, Glen Johnson, Joleon Lescott, John Terry, Kyle Walker

Midfielders: Gareth Barry, Stewart Downing, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, James Milner, Scott Parker, Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Ashley Young

Strikers: Gabriel Agbonlahor, Darren Bent, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney