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LFC youngsters and non-internationals added to All Star match squads

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A host of Liverpool youngsters and current first team players have been added to Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher’s squads for Sunday’s charity All Star match.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 12, 2015: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher at the press conference to announce plans for an All-Star Charity friendly match to be played at Anfield on Sunday March 29th in aid of the Liverpool FC Foundation. (Pic by Paul Currie/Propaganda)

Two youngsters currently out on loan, Joao Carlos Teixeira and Jerome Sinclair, are included – they could get a first taste of a full Anfield.

Also included from the current squad are Alberto Moreno – who was left out of Spain’s Under 21s this week, Jon Flanagan – who has missed the season so far due to injury, Rickie Lambert – dropped for the England squad, Mario Balotelli – out of favour with Italy, and Glen Johnson.

The match will feature a host of former Liverpool players, ex-opponents and current first team and academy players.

Luis Suarez is listed among Gerrard’s squad, but Dirk Kuyt and Raul Meireles have been forced to withdraw due to injury.

With a total of 42 players named, hopefully the Main Stand expansion has seen the changing rooms expanded this week!

Gerrard’s squad

Brad Jones, Glen Johnson, Kevin Nolan, Scott Dann, Ashley Williams, John Arne Riise, Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard, Fernando Torres, Rickie Lambert, Xabi Alonso, Thierry Henry, Charlie Adam, Ryan Babel, Jay Spearing, John Terry, Stephen Warnock, Anthony Gerrard, Joao Carlos Teixeira.

Carragher’s squad

Jose Enrique, Luis Garcia, Didier Drogba, Craig Noone, Harry Kewell, Alvaro Arbeloa, Alberto Moreno, Stewart Downing, Lucas Leiva, Gael Clichy, Jamie Carragher, Pepe Reina, Fabio Borini, Peter Gulacsi, Jonjo Shelvey, Martin Kelly, Jon Flanagan, Craig Bellamy, Mario Balotelli, Jerome Sinclair.

Substitutes

Cameron Brannagan, Joe Maguire, Lawrence Vigouroux.

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