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Luke Shaw, Jonjo Shelvey recalled by England as reward for strong starts to Premier League

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LONDON — Manchester United defender and Swansea midfielder have been rewarded for strong starts to the Premier League season by earning recalls to the England squad for upcoming European Championship qualifiers.

England, which has won all six of its Group E matches, plays San Marino away and Switzerland at home and could qualify with two more victories.

Shelvey was called up almost three years after his only appearance for England — against San Marino. Shaw, who is over injury problems that bothered him last season, last played for England in November 2014.

retained his place among the strikers after being fined by his club, Leicester, for using racist language toward a Japanese man in a casino.

needs one goal to equal Bobby Charlton's record of 49.


Goalkeepers: (Manchester City),  (Stoke),  (Burnley).

Defenders: (Liverpool),  (Manchester United),  (Arsenal),  (Chelsea),  (Manchester United),  (Everton),  (Everton).

Midfielders: (Manchester United),  (Liverpool),  (Everton),  (Swansea),  (Tottenham),  (Arsenal), (Manchester City).

Forwards: (Manchester City), (Manchester United), (Tottenham), (Leicester), (Arsenal).

PHOTO: Manchester United's Luke Shaw, front, fights for the ball with Brugge's Tuur Dierckx during the Champions League play-off round, second leg soccer match at  the Jan Breydel Stadium in Brugge, Belgium on Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Dubrule)
Manchester United's Luke Shaw, front, fights for the ball with Brugge's Tuur Dierckx during the Champions League play-off round, second leg soccer match at the Jan Breydel Stadium in Brugge, Belgium on Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Dubrule)

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PHOTO: Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey, left, competes for the ball with Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin, center, and captain Wayne Rooney during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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