2018 England World Cup Squad – Official 23 Man England World Cup Team

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England head coach Gareth Southgate has announced his final 23-man England squad World Cup. The England World cup squad has a few high-profile absentees with the likes of Joe Hart, Jack Wilshere, Ryan Bertrand, and Adam Lallana missing the cut.

Following a poor season at West Ham United, former first-choice goalkeeper Joe Hart missed out with Burnley’s youngster Nick Pope preferred ahead of him. Everton’s Jordan Pickford and Stoke City’s Jack Butland complete the list of 3 Goalkeepers in the 23-man England World cup squad.

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Other notable absentees in the England World cup team include Luke Shaw who has failed to nail down a place at Manchester United with a mixture of injuries and lack of trust from his manager. Theo Walcott, Micheal Kane Ross Barkley, and Danny Drinkwater also missed out.

Gareth Southgate very young England world cup squad has some surprise inclusions too. The likes of Danny Welbeck who didn’t really make any mark in Arsenal last season happened to be named in the England World cup squad. Chelsea Youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek who spent last season on loan at Crystal place also made the list despite having featured only once for the three lions before now.

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England World Cup Squad 2018 – Who made the list and who missed out?

Notably, all the players in the England World cup squad 2018 are playing in the Premier League. This has been the case over the years. The full list of 23 man England world cup squad with their club sides is as listed below.


  1. Jack Butland (Stoke)
  2. Jordan Pickford (Everton)
  3. Nick Pope (Burnley)


  1. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
  2. Gary Cahill (Chelsea)
  3. Fabian Delph (Manchester City)
  4. Phil Jones (Manchester United)
  5. Harry Maguire (Leicester)
  6. Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur)
  7. John Stones (Manchester City)
  8. Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur)
  9. Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
  10. Ashley Young (Manchester United)


  1. Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)
  2. Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur)
  3. Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
  4. Jesse Lingard (Manchester United)
  5. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea)


  1. Harry Kane (Tottenham)
  2. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)
  3. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
  4. Jamie Vardy (Leicester)
  5. Danny Welbeck (Arsenal)

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Some Notable Absentees in the 2018 England World cup squad

  • Joe Hart
  • Ryan Bertrand
  • Luke Shaw
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Michael Kane
  • James Tarkowski
  • Jamaal Lascelles
  • Alfie Mawson
  • Jack Wilshere
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain(Injury)
  • Adam Lallana
  • Danny Drinkwater
  • Theo Walcott
  • Ross Barkley
  • Harry Winks
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Andy Carroll
  • Daniel Sturridge

What do you make of the England World cup squad? Do you think that this young England World cup team will go all the way this time around?