Stuart Pearce has given the England captain's armband to Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker for the friendly against Netherlands.
Holland striker Robin van Persie is a doubt for Wednesday's friendly against England with a groin injury, Oranje coach Bert van Marwijk has confirmed.
Arjen Robben has revealed he is still feeling the effects of groin surgery in October as he strives to rediscover his best form.
Wayne Rooney and Tom Cleverley have been ruled out of England's friendly against Netherlands on Wednesday by Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Fernando Torres has been dropped from the Spain squad for next week's friendly against Venezuela.
Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano was today handed his first call-up to the France squad for Wednesday's international friendly against Germany.
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Manchester City defender Micah Richards has returned to the England squad under caretaker manager Stuart Pearce while Sunderland striker Fraizer Campbell has received his first call-up.
Mano Menezes has omitted several big-name players, including Real Madrid's Kaka, from Brazil's squad for this month's friendly with Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez has earned a recall to the Argentina squad for their game with Switzerland on February 29.
The Football Association of Wales will not make a decision over who will take over from the late Gary Speed until the New Year, with hopes that it will happen before their international friendly on February 29.
The Republic of Ireland are hoping to line up a friendly against England if they cement their place in the Euro 2012 finals.
England's victory over Spain without some of their major stars proves they do have the strength in depth to rival the world's best, according to Theo Walcott.