Kieran Gibbs has been recalled to the England squad.

The Arsenal left back has made an excellent start to the campaign and could win his third cap when the national side face San Marino at Wembley on Friday, October 12 and Poland in Warsaw four days later.

Gibbs made his England debut in the same match as Jack Wilshere, against Hungary at Wembley in August 2010.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott have also been called up by Roy Hodgson for England's double-header later this month.

England squad:

Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Celtic), Joe Hart (Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich)

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), Ryan Shawcross (Stoke), Kyle Walker (Tottenham)

Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Sunderland), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Theo Walcott (Arsenal)

Forwards: Andy Carroll (West Ham), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)

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4 Oct 2012