Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Beckham set to break England cap record for field player
by Paul Kennedy, March 24th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] David Beckham can break the England record for most games played by a field player if he plays in one of England's upcoming games -- a friendly against Slovakia on March 28 and a World Cup qualifier against Ukraine on April 1.

Beckham, whose play with AC Milan again earned him a spot in the England team, remains on loan from MLS's Los Angeles Galaxy through the Serie A season. He is tied with Bobby Moore with 108 international appearances. They trail only goalkeeper Peter Shilton (125 caps) among England players.

Beckham is the only foreign-based player in the 24-player England squad that includes one newcomer: Everton defender Leighton Baines, who scored in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Portsmouth.

ENGLAND ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Ben Foster (Manchester United), Robert Green (West Ham), David James (Portsmouth)
Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Portsmouth), Ledley King (Tottenham), Joleon Lescott (Everton), John Terry (Chelsea), Matthew Upson (West Ham)
Midfielders: David Beckham (AC Milan, Italy), Gareth Barry (Aston Villa), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Manchester City)
Forwards: Carlton Cole (West Ham), Peter Crouch (Portsmouth), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Camp Chatter: Diskerud not in NYCFC mix    
U.S. international Mix Diskerud, who did not play for New York City FC after June 2 ...
USMNT: Three players depart January camp    
FC Dallas midfielder Kellyn Acosta and defender Matt Hedges both left the U.S. men's national team ...
What They're Saying: CAF spokesperson Junior Binyam    
"CAF has taken action but we can't certify 100 percent it will not happen again. Even ...
Video Pick: Goals Galore by Wayne Rooney    
Sky Sports put together a compilation of Wayne Rooney's best goals for Everton, Manchester United and ...
Roster: Namazi calls in 28 for U.S. U-18 boys camp    
Coach Omid Namazi has named a 28-player roster for the first U.S. U-18 boys national team ...
Christian Pulisic extends his Borussia Dortmund contract    
Christian Pulisic, whose original contract with Borussia Dortmund ran through the 2018-19 season, has signed a ...
What They're Saying: Adam Straith    
"I had never even worn keeper gloves. That was the first time. I think you could ...
MLS players get all four goals for Canada in 4-2 win    
The Toronto FC trio of Jay Chapman, Jonathan Osorio and Tosaint Ricketts and the Montreal Impact's ...
What They're Saying: Palmeiras general manager Cicero Souza    
"Chape don't want to be treated as victims." -- Cicero Souza, general manager of Brazilian champion ...
U.S. Abroad: Gator star Jordan heads to Glasgow City    
Savannah Jordan, the first University of Florida player who was named an NSCAA All-American four times, ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives