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England squad announced: Matt Jarvis earns first call-up

Wolves winger Matt Jarvis was celebrating his first England call-up on Sunday night after being named in Fabio Capello's 26-man squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier with Wales and the friendly against Ghana at Wembley on March 29.

The 24-year-old has been named in a couple of provisional squads already this season but failed to make the final cut.

However, with Theo Walcott and Adam Johnson ruled out through injury, Capello has handed Jarvis his chance to compete for starting spots with Aaron Lennon and Ashley Young.

Lennon is included for the first time since England's last qualifier against Montenegro in October.

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lukie1222045d ago (Edited 2045d ago )

He isn't the best player but they should give him a chance.

nieuwland142045d ago

he had a great performance this weekend