Campbell given England chance

Sunderland striker Fraizer Campbell has been named as a surprise choice in the England (8/1 Euro 2012 outright) squad for their friendly clash with the Netherlands ahead of the European Championships this summer.

The former Manchester United starlet has only recently returned to action in the Premier League after recovering from a serious anterior cruciate ligament injury.

However the 24-year-old has done enough to earn a call-up to the national side since his brief return to playing at the Stadium of Light.

Caretaker England boss Stuart Pearce has brought some other faces into the fold for the clash on Wednesday, who had missed out on the national side under previous manager Fabio Capello.

Manchester City right-back Micah Richards has earned a place in the squad , along with West Ham United keeper Rob Green, who has not featured for the Three Lions since the World Cup in South Africa.

Having recovered from injury, Liverpool talisman Steven Gerrard is back in the squad having impressed at Anfield.

However there are some established players who will miss out on the game against the Netherlands (13/2 Euro 2012 outright) at Wembley, with Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand and John Terry not included by Pearce.

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