Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole announced his international retirement on Sunday after being informed by England manager Roy Hodgson that he would not be selected and 18-year-old Southampton defender Luke Shaw took his place.
Cole’s Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard was also selected, despite doubts about his inclusion, but Tottenham Hotspur right-back Kyle Walker missed out due to a pelvic injury.
Phil Jones, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere all overcame injury scares to be included in the 23-man list, while Southampton striker Rickie Lambert was preferred to West Ham United rival Andy Carroll.
England have been drawn in Group D at the World Cup in Brazil alongside Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica.
Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Ben Foster, Joe Hart
Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling
Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Frank Lampard, James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling, Jack Wilshere
Strikers: Rickie Lambert, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Danny Welbeck
Standby list: John Ruddy, Jon Flanagan, John Stones, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Jermain Defoe, Andy Carroll