Owen first to feel force of Capello cull

February 6, 2008
Michael Owen will start on the bench as Fabio Capello's England regime kicks off against Switzerland at Wembley on Wednesday night.

Capello will start with Joe Cole operating behind Wayne Rooney up front, while Matthew Upson will join Rio Ferdinand in central defence. David Bentley and Gareth Barry will play alongside Jermaine Jenas and Steven Gerrard in midfield, with Wes Brown and Ashley Cole filling the full-back slots. There is also no place in the starting lineup for Ashley Young, ...

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