Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross is the surprise name in the latest England squad, with Tottenham's Aaron Lennon also recalled for the first time since the 2010 World Cup.
The duo have been called up for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Poland later this month.
Shawcross has never played for England, despite being called up to the squad under Fabio Capello in 2010.
Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster has also been picked for the first time.
Coach Roy Hodgson opted against recalling 33-year-old Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, who he controversially left out of the Euro 2012 squad.
Up front Wayne Rooney and Andy Carroll are both back in after missing England's games against Moldova and Ukraine.
Shawcross fills the gap in the squad created by John Terry's retirement. He was recently offered the chance to play for Wales, having gone to school there, but turned it down to pursue his England ambitions.
Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs is another new face in Roy Hodgson's squad.
England's senior team play San Marino at Wembley on Friday 12 October and face Poland in Warsaw on Tuesday 16 October.
Full 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)
Midfielders: 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)