England Announces Starting Lineup For World Cup 2010 Opener Versus United States

Fabio Capello’s lineup has been announced, but we will have to wait and see how it’s deployed. There is a chance we could see Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in central midfield. We could also see James Milner taking the position normally occupied by the now-injured Gareth Barry.

Emile Heskey starts with Wayne Rooney up top. Robert Green is in goal while Ledley King is in Rio Ferdinand’s vacated spot.

England Starting LIneup

G: Robert Green

LB: Ashley Cole

CB: John Terry

CB: Ledley King

RB: Glen Johnson

MF: Steven Gerrard

MF: James Milner

MF: Frank Lampard

MF: Aaron Lennon

ST: Emile Heskey

ST: Wayne Rooney

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.