Baines And Barkley Called Up
Duo in Three Lions squad for friendly against Denmark.
Everton duo Leighton Baines and Ross Barkley have been named in the England squad for next week's friendly against Denmark.
Three Lions regular Phil Jagielka would have been in-line for a call-up but misses out with a hamstring injury.
Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a 30-man squad for the 5 March clash at Wembley - England's first game since last December's draw for the 2014 World Cup.
Baines, who could earn his 23rd cap, is named alongside fellow left-backs Ashley Cole and Luke Shaw, while Barkley is one of 12 midfielders. The 20-year-old will be hoping to make his fourth outing in international colours, having being handed his debut against Moldova last August.
Newspaper speculation had tipped Gareth Barry for a recall but the on-loan 33-year-old has not made the squad.
Meanwhile, defender John Stones has been named in Gareth Southgate's England Under-21 party for their European qualifier against Wales at Derby County's iPro Stadium on the same evening.
Look out for news of more international call-ups on evertonfc.com in the coming days.