Pick your England starting XI - Goalkeepers
Published : 08 Jun 2010 12:37:17
With just four days left until England kick-off their World Cup campaign against the USA, football.co.uk wants YOU to pick your starting XI.
All this week you'll have the opportunity to vote on who you think should make up Fabio Capello's side on Saturday evening.
Today we take a look at the three goalkeepers vying to be number one, before covering defenders tomorrow, midfielders on Thursday and strikers on Friday.
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By far the most experienced of the three keepers, James endured a torrid domestic season with Portsmouth which ended with relegation to the Championship.
Although he suffered with a number of niggling injuries over the course of the last campaign, the former Liverpool man still showed glimpses of his ability -particularly during Pompey'’s unlikely run to the FA Cup final.
At 39 years of age and with a number of high-profile errors to his name, James has earned criticism and plaudits in equal measure over his long career.
Generally regarded as Capello's first-choice over the last year, Green has had an inconsistent season for West Ham.
With the Hammers struggling near the bottom of the league for much of last term, the former Norwich keeper was given plenty of practice in the build-up to South Africa.
Impressive in the recent friendly win over Mexico and now relatively experienced at international level, Green could be the safest choice for Fabio.
Undoubtedly the most in-form option of the three, Joe Hart had a breakthrough season on-loan at Birmingham City during 2009-10.
Having helped Alex McLeish's men to an impressive mid-table finish after being promoted from the second tier, Hart has named in the PFA Premier League team of the season.
Despite his recent form, Hart remains a risky option for England having only picked up three caps during the last two years.