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Barry will captain much-changed England against Ghana

Fabio Capello will make at least seven changes for England's friendly against Ghana on Tuesday and has named Gareth Barry as stand-in skipper for the Wembley match.

Newly re-instated captain John Terry was one of five players released from the squad following the 2-0 Euro 2012 Group G qualifying win over Wales at Cardiff, and with Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard out injured, Barry will take the armband against the World Cup quarter-finalists.

Barry, who has won most of his 45 caps under Capello, did not play against Wales and was not among the substitutes either.

"He is a good player, he has played most matches for me and is a good captain, he is also the one with most caps," the Italian told reporters after training at a sunny Wembley.

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