Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 December 2014

Jenas dropped as Cappello trims England squad to 23

England coach Fabio Capello's dropped Tottenham's Jermaine Jenas after slimming down his squad to 23 players ahead of Wednesday's friendly with France.

Aston Villa stars Gabriel Agbonlahor and Ashley Young also failed to make the cut, alongside Shaun Wright-Phillips and Jermain Defoe.

David Beckham retains his place and is set to win his hundredth cap in Paris.

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