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Last Updated: Monday June 07 2010 09:57 GMT

Has Fabio chosen the right squad?

England players

England coach Fabio Capello has announced his final squad for the World Cup Finals.

Here's the list of who's going:

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), David James (Portsmouth), Robert Green (West Ham).

Defenders: Jamie Carragher (Liverpool), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Ledley King (Tottenham), John Terry (Chelsea), Matthew Upson (West Ham), Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham), James Milner (Aston Villa), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Manchester City).

Forwards: Peter Crouch (Tottenham), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United).

But it means Leighton Baines (Everton), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Darren Bent (Sunderland), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Scott Parker (West Ham), Tom Huddlestone (Tottenham) and Michael Dawson (Tottenham) will be on the plane back to England.

Do you think Fabio Capello got it right? Who would you have picked? Is there someone who plays for your team that should have been included?

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Your comments

"The team is great but Walcott should have been in the squad."

Tom, 12, London, England

"It's a good team overall but now Rio Ferdinand has gone the defence won't be as strong."

Kian, 8, London, England

"Fabio is a really good coach and I think he's chosen great players. Go England!"

Mehwish, 13, Southend, England

"It is not the best squad, but you never know, the England team might win the World Cup again."

Ashley, 14, Leicestershire, England

"I don't think Theo Walcott is too young. Look at Rooney, he's still pretty young! And he still played for England in the World Cup. Theo is 21 years old. So I think he should be playing in the World Cup because he is a skilled winger and is very very fast!"

Amy, 12, Worcestershire, England

"I think that Walcott should have got in the team!"

James, 9, Lancashire, England

"What? No Theo Walcott! I would choose him first if I was the manager, because he is such a talented player!"

Rihanna, 11, London, England

"Good choice Fabio except Heskey should have been taken out and Walcott should replace him."

Millie, 9, Surrey, England

"I reckon he should have put in Theo Walcott and Adam Johnson, but overall it's still a good team."

Hassan, 11, Islamabad, Pakistan

"I am very surprised that he has left out Theo, but we can still be champions of the world!"

Sam, 10, London, England

"It's a good squad but I don't think England will win."

Rhianna, 11, Lancaster, England

"I think this squad is fab! However I don't think Fabio should have taken Peter Crouch, because he can't run with the ball. If Fabio Capello would have taken Walcott, who I think works well with Lennon, he could have also played him in attack as he is fast and can run past defenders. I agree with the rest of the squad though."

Bhavina, 11, Coventry, England

"I think Fabio should have taken Darren Bent because he scored loads of goals this season and Theo Walcott because of his pace and his awesome crosses."

William, 9, Devon, England

"It's an average squad. I don't understand why Darren Bent wasn't chosen, he scores like every week!"

Charlotte, 13, Dundee, Scotland

"I think Capello should have taken Darren Bent instead of Heskey because he is an in-form player and the 3rd best scorer in the Premier League. You don't get much better than that! He's also fast and can pass a ball!"

Corey, 12, Sheffield, England

"I think Capello has picked the right team, hopefully England can go all the way!"

Zahra, 14, West Yorkshire, England

"It's a great squad and better for not putting in Walcott. Spain will still win the Cup! Wales could have done better!"

Bob, 12, Cardiff, Wales

"My answer is mixed. I think that he chose well because he picked good players but then again the squad was not so good because he didn't pick Theo Walcott! GOOD LUCK ENGLAND!"

Jack, 8, London, England

"Theo Walcott is too young to play in the World Cup. I am sure he will get another chance next time when he is older and has more experience."

Chelsea, 12, London, England

"It is an OK team but they need Walcott because he is very fast and when he crosses to Rooney or Crouch they just smash the ball at the net."

Georgie, 10, Kent, England

"Fabio has chosen an splendid squad as the young Theo Walcott has been left out, which is fantastic."

Edward, 13, Belfast, N. Ireland

"A bad decision by Capello with Theo not in the team but I hope that it doesn't give England a disadvantage at winning the World Cup. Altogether they have a great team with Gerrard, Lampard and Rooney!"

Dawud, 11, Lancashire, England

"I reckon Capello is right for leaving Walcott out as he doesn't do anything but run fast but he shouldn't have left out Adam Johnson."

Omar, 13, London, England

"No way! Darren Bent has been on great form this season scoring loads of goals for Sunderland. Theo Walcott is a better player than some of the midfielders that have been chosen, he's got loads of speed and skill!"

Rhianna, 11, England

"I wish Beckham could play but apart from that I think Capello has picked a good squad and I think they've got a really good chance of winning."

Daniel, 9, Manchester, England

"I think that Fabio has made the wrong decision by not putting in Theo Walcott. He's got great speed and composure and can score sensational goals if he has the chance. What's the point in putting Stephen Warnock when you already have great defenders?"

Fahim, 13, London, England

"Fabio has not chosen the right squad. He should have taken Theo Walcott instead of Shaun Wright-Phillips. I don't think England will win it, Brazil will."

Sajidur, 8, Dorset, England

"I think that Adam Johnson should have got on the plane because he's our only talented left footer. He should replace Michael Carrick because the others are OK."

Johnny, 10, Essex, England

"I think Fabio Capello has made a good decision on the midfield and defence however the forwards and goalkeepers could have been better. The only good forwards are Defoe and Rooney."

Kieran, 12, Worcestershire, England

"I think Walcott should be in the squad instead of Wright-Phillips but otherwise it is a good squad."

Max, 9, Warwickshire, England

"Good choice, sort of. I think Theo Walcott should still have been in but then again there are still some good players. I think Rio Ferdinand will be a great captain this year!"

Andrew, 11, Perthshire, Scotland

"Heskey will never score any goals. Theo should be in there."

Hugo, 11, Wiltshire, England

"Why did Fabio Capello pick Emile Heskey? He didn't play many games last season. I would have chosen Darren Bent because he scored loads of goals for Sunderland last season."

Prem, 8, Leicester, England

"I think that Fabio Capello should have chosen Theo Walcott instead of Shaun Wright-Phillips because Walcott has more pace than Shaun. Also, I think he should have taken Michael Dawson instead of Ledley King because King can't play two games in a row."

Dillon, 10, Leicester, England

"Fabio should have chosen Leighton Baines but apart from that he has picked a very strong squad that have a very good chance. COME ON ENGLAND!"

Jacob, 10, Derbyshire, England

"I think he should have given Theo a chance. Theo has got pace and he's a good goal scorer but Fabio probably feels Theo isn't ready yet. He's only young, I suppose."

Tiffani, 13, Hampshire, England

"I think Fabio Capello has made a good squad only because Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand are in it but where is Theo Walcott?!"

Sanya, 11, Bradford, England

"Theo Walcott should make the team, he is fast and he causes a lot of problems to defenders. Take out Joe Cole, he has just come back from injury."

Pratheep, 12, Surrey, England

"I thought Huddlestone, Bent and Walcott should've been kept in. Why was Warnock still in? I'm pleased about Joe Hart but if someone like Alex McLeish or David Beckham were the manager, we'd have a much better squad. Try again, Capello!"

Adam, 11, Telford, England

"Why is Theo Walcott not in the squad?! He is the best player in the world!"

Leona, 11, London, England

"Fabio did not choose the right team because Theo Walcott is not playing. Gareth Barry should have been swapped with Theo."

George, 10, London, England

"Good choice Capello on leaving Walcott out because he is only good for 20 to 30 minutes and that is it. England need someone that is good all the time."

Tahir, 13, London, England

"I think Theo Walcott should be on the squad but otherwise it's a good team. Come on England!"

Tom, 11, Kent, England

"I think this decision is terrible. Walcott is an excellent player and he deserves a place in the final 23."

Emre, 10, London, England

"I'm not surprised by the team selection except for Theo Walcott being left out and Shaun Wright-Phillips being in. At least Theo passes."

Benjie, 12, Devon, England

"Even though I am not a Manchester City fan, I think Fabio should have included Adam Johnson because he is an amazing player who creates chances!"

Adam, 10, Hampshire, England

"He has chosen the right squad and we now have more chance of winning the Cup. Come on England!"

Thomas, 11, Cheshire, England

"I would have said Walcott in and Heskey out. Walcott has a brill partnership with Rooney."

Connor, 12, Merseyside, England

"Walcott should be playing in South Africa because he's fast and quick and skips past defenders like a ghost."

Louis, 8, Gloucestershire, England

"I think that Theo Walcott and Darren Bent should be in the squad but I still think the players are good enough to win the World Cup."

Charlotte, 13, Norfolk, England

"It's a surprise about Walcott but overall a good team."

Megan, 14, Sheffield, England

"Leighton Baines should be going and Gareth Barry shouldn't be because he is not fit. Theo Walcott should definitely be going to South Africa."

Sam, 10, Lancashire, England

"I think Fabio has made the right choice. They're all brilliant players."

Joshua, 8, Nottinghamshire, England

"I think Fabio has made a pretty good decision for the World Cup by sending in Joe Cole. Theo Walcott was not confident enough on the ball. I would have given Leighton Baines a chance at the World Cup and I would have left behind Stephen Warnock."

Isaac, 11, West Sussex, England

"I'm happy about the team but I'm a bit upset to hear that some players like Theo Walcott did not get in."

Nathan, 10, Essex, England

"WOW, what an amazing team Fabio has chosen. England now have the chance to win the World Cup!"

Harry, 9, Nottingham, England

"What is wrong with Fabio putting Heskey in the squad? Swap him for Walcott. Other than that, he's made a good decision."

Ellis, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think Fabio should have taken Walcott. As an Arsenal supporter I believe that he is one of the best players in the world. I'm not so sure I would have picked Carrick or Joe Cole. All in all though, great choice Fabio."

Alex, 11, Kent, England

"I think Fabio has made the wrong decision. Walcott is the fastest on the team and he is a goal scoring machine. I think Joe Cole should not have been on the plane to South Africa."

Owen, 10, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I think Fabio Capello picked the perfect team!"

Reda, 9, Leeds, England

"I think that Capello is wrong about the England squad as I would have expected Theo Walcott to be there instead of Emile Heskey."

Lachlan, 9, Surrey, England

"I think that he has picked a decent squad but devastated that Walcott will not be playing, just because he didn't play well in one match!"

Tom, 13, Surrey, England

"I'm disappointed because he has left out Darren Bent. And what's the point of him being the second best England goal scorer if he is not taking part.''

Leigh, 12, Peterlee, England

"I'm sad Theo Walcott was not chosen but I'm glad David James is one of the goalkeepers!"

Ben, 10, Leicester, England

"I think Fabio Capello made a good choice of who's going but I still think Theo Walcott should of gone instead of Michael Carrick."

James, 7, Gloucestershire, England

"I think Fabio Capello made a big mistake by denying Theo a place in the famous World Cup. Last year he helped England proceed into the world cup by scoring an amazing hat-trick."

Joseph, 12, Oldham, England

"Fabio has done the correct thing by choosing Aaron Lennon rather than Theo Walcott. He needs to get his act together for both England and Arsenal."

Chris, 13, London, England

"I think that Fabio Capello has chosen a great team for the World Cup. I just hope England do well in it!"

Constance, 10, West Midlands, England

"I don't think that it is the wrong squad. Theo Walcott is very young, needs practice and has plenty more chances to be in the World Cup."

Alex, 11, Shrewsbury, England

"I think Capello has made a huge mistake by not taking Adam Johnson because the whole season he has shown the manager real skill, technique and has scored amazing goals."

Soufiane, 10, London, England

"Fabio has chosen the right squad that will lead England to glory."

Christopher, 11, Birmingham, England

"Theo Walcott should have been selected. He's a great player and always tries his hardest."

Alex, 11, London, England

"It was really disappointing to read that Theo Walcott didn't get in. He has shown how well he works with the forwards. I think that Fabio has chosen a good team but without Theo on the wing they won't get as far."

Manon, 11, Carmarthenshire, Wales

"I think that he has chosen a good squad but Theo should have been selected because he is a top class player. But other than that I don't think that Aaron Lennon should of made it in over Theo Walcott!"

Courtney, Essex, England

"I think that Michael Carrick should have been left out and Theo Walcott should have been put in."

Ryan, 11, Buckinghamshire, England

"He hasn't picked Michael Dawson, he was amazing this season! I honestly think Fabio has made a mistake."

Charlie, 10, England

"I think Stephen Warnock and Ledley King should not be going because Leighton Baines and Matthew Dawson are faster and better equipped for the speedy attackers."

Tom, 13, Leicestershire, England

"I don't think that he has chosen the right people. I think that Leighton Baines and Tom Huddlestone should be in the team."

Tom, 11, Bristol, England

"Good choice Fabio, better team than I expected but why did you leave Theo out?!"

David, 10, County Down, N. Ireland

"I was shocked that he did not take Bent and Parker but apart from them I think Capello made the right choices."

Robert, 8, Berkshire, England

"If I were England boss I wouldn't have picked Heskey."

Sam, 13, Suffolk, England

"Darren Bent would have won us the World Cup."

Hayden, 10, Sunderland, England

"I think he has chosen the right goalies. I like Robert Green as he is from the team I support and David James is amazing."

Holly, 12, Dorset, England

"I think that Darren Bent should be going due to the fact he has had a very good scoring record this season. Jamie Carragher should not be going because he has had a bad season in my opinion."

Nathan, 14, Lincolnshire, England

"I think Fabio Capello has made a pretty good decision. It's a shame that Theo Walcott and Darren Bent didn't make it."

Dominic, 10, Manchester, England

"It is a surprise that Theo Walcott isn't in the squad. He is a great player and deserves to be there."

Lewis, 11, Cambridge, England

"I am very disappointed that Walcott didn't get chosen because he has already proven himself to be a very good player. He should have gone instead of Heskey or Warnock. Walcott can also play upfront as well as midfield."

Hana, 12, London, England

"Top man Fabio! Good decision with Walcott and good choice with Joe Cole!!! Chelsea really do have some top English players!"

Callum, 14, Newcastle, England