Green gets England call

Last updated : 26 February 2006 By Rick Lamb
Canaries goalkeeper Robert Green is in Sven Goran Eriksson's England squad for the midweek friendly with Uruguay.

Green, who was beaten four times by Crystal Palace yesterday after successive clean sheets, will compete with Paul Robinson and David James for the number one jersey.

The call-up is encouraging news for Green, the only Championship player involved, as he fights with the likes of Chris Kirkland for the third goalkeeping birth in Eriksson's 23-man squad for the trip to Germany for the World Cup.