well, 2006 is not upon us yet, but the thought of another large football competition has me lickin my chops. this is the 23 man squad sven goren eriksson has decided to bring along to the two back-to-back qualifiers against Austria and Poland: Goalkeepers: David James Manchester City Paul Robinson Tottenham Hotspur Robert Green Norwich City Defenders: Gary Neville Manchester United Ashley Cole Arsenal Wayne Bridge Chelsea John Terry Chelsea Ledley King Tottenham Hotspur Jamie Carragher Liverpool Matthew Upson Birmingham City Midfielders: David Beckham Real Madrid Frank Lampard Chelsea Steven Gerrard Liverpool Kieron Dyer Newcastle United Owen Hargreaves Bayern Munchen Nicky Butt Newcastle United Shaun Wright-Phillips Manchester City Joe Cole Chelsea Jermaine Jenas Newcastle United Forwards: Michael Owen Real Madrid Jermain Defoe Tottenham Hotspur Darius Vassell Aston Villa Alan Smith Manchester United *this is robert green's first call up init? jermaine jenas is here to replace scholes? not on the first 11, but just because of the space? no heskey because of 1)an injury against ukraine and now after impressive starts to the prem season by 2)smith and defoe.