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England name full squad for Ireland friendly next month

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Charlie Austin is one of three uncapped players in the England squad
Charlie Austin is one of three uncapped players in the England squad

Tom Heaton, Charlie Austin and Jamie Vardy have been called up to the England squad for the trip to Dublin.

Uncapped trio Tom Heaton, Charlie Austin and Jamie Vardy have been called up to the England squad for next month's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia and the friendly against the Republic of Ireland, the Football Association has announced.

Austin has scored 17 goals for QPR this season and Vardy has hit decent form for Leicester, scoring three times in his last nine games to help the Foxes complete their unlikely escape from relegation.

Heaton has performed well for Burnley this term even though they were relegated from the top flight two weeks ago

They now have a chance to make their international debuts in the friendly against the Republic of Ireland on June 7 or the Euro 2016 qualifier in Slovenia seven days later.

Goalkeepers: Rob Green (Queens Park Rangers), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley),

Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United).

Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Everton), Fabian Delph (Aston Villa), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Ryan Mason (Tottenham), James Milner (Manchester City), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Forwards: Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester) Danny Welbeck (Arsenal).