Seven clean sheets in 10 games for Terry Venables, the established No 1. Don't mention Nayim (Age 32, 24 caps).
2 Gary Neville Manchester United
Rapid promotion from Old Trafford youth team to full England side, can play right-back or centre-back (21, 10).
3 Stuart Pearce Nottingham Forest
An electrician in his non-League days, the man they call "Psycho" is still the country's toughest left-back (34, 65).
4 Paul Ince Internazionale
Regained his place in midfield after steadily proving his worth in the cauldron of Italy's Serie A (28, 19).
5 Tony Adams Arsenal
The old warhorse, a loyal and patriotic centre-half, strong in the air but vulnerable on the deck (29, 40).
6 Gareth Southgate Aston Villa
Midfielder turned centre-back, with the skill to fit snugly into Venables' latest defensive formation (25, 4).
7 David Platt Arsenal
Experienced attacking midfielder who needs to prove that he can still be effective at the top level (29, 58).
8 Paul Gascoigne Rangers
The clown prince in midfield. Almost back to his best after a sequence of serious knee injuries (29, 38).
9 Alan Shearer Blackburn Rovers
Clearly the best centre-forward in the Premiership, but has not scored for England since 1994. A mystery (25, 23).
10 Teddy Sheringham Tottenham Hotspur
Hard-working striker, ideal for the specialist role of playing just behind a lone centre-forward (30, 15).
11 Darren Anderton Tottenham Hotspur
Back from injury to play a vital role in making and taking chances from his wide midfield position (24, 11).
12 Steve Howey Newcastle United
Just made the squad after recovering from injury, a stylish and under- rated central defender (24, 4).
13 Tim Flowers Blackburn Rovers
Wanted to be a striker as a youngster, but has been turned into a top goalkeeper by Blackburn (29, 8).
14 Nick Barmby Middlesbrough
Two goals in the pre-tournament friendly in China secured a place for this former Tottenham link-man (22, 6).
15 Jamie Redknapp Liverpool
Son of the West Ham manager Harry Redknapp, accomplished all-round midfielder, good passer (22, 4).
16 Sol Campbell Tottenham Hotspur
Strong, athletic and versatile defender, surely one for the future if not this tournament (21, 1).
17 Steve McManaman Liverpool
Versatile attacking midfielder with the ability to dribble past defenders, but defensive doubts remain (24, 10).
18 Les Ferdinand Newcastle United
pounds 6m striker who has had to work hard to convince Venables of his worth. Unlikely to be a starter (29, 10).
19 Phil Neville Manchester United
Cool left-back or centre-back, Gary's brother won an FA Youth Cup medal with United just a year ago (19, 1).
20 Steve Stone Nottingham Forest
Busy wide man, scored on his debut and in his first full game. Not as old as he looks (24, 6).
21 Robbie Fowler Liverpool
85 goals in 143 games for Liverpool, but may have to bide his time before establishing international career (21, 3).
22 Ian Walker Tottenham Hotspur
Agile, confident goalkeeper; son of the former Norwich and Everton manager, Mike Walker (24, 2).
Automatic qualification as hosts has its drawbacks: England have not played a competitive match since 1993. The side, especially in defence, is still not settled but the return of Anderton after injury means that Gascoigne may, at last, be able to share the creative burden.
Terry Venables' coaching career has taken him from Crystal Palace to the top job via QPR, Barcelona and Spurs, where he became entangled in off-field problems that prompted his decision to step down after Euro 96.
The fact file
Previous appearances in finals: 1968 (third place), 1972 (quarter-finals), 1980 (first round), 1988 (first round), 1992 (first round).
Qualifying record: Excused qualifiers as hosts.
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