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Heaton Named In Allardyce's First England Squad

28 August 2016

Tom Heaton has been named in Sam Allardyce’s first England squad ahead of the Three Lions’ opening 2018 World Cup Qualifier.

The players will report to St George’s Park this week before heading out to face Slovakia on Sunday 4 September in Group F at the City Arena, Trnava.

Clarets skipper Heaton earned his first cap during the 2-1 friendly win over Australia back in May at the Stadium of Light and, in doing so, became the first Burnley player to play for England since 1974.

Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Southampton), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley)

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham)

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham), Michail Antonio (West Ham United), Eric Dier (Tottenham), Danny Drinkwater (Leicester City), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

Strikers: Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

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