Barry to start against Algeria

MIDFIELDER Gareth Barry will return to the starting lineup when England play Algeria in their second World Cup match on Friday, it has been revealed.

Boss Fabio Capello said the Manchester City man, who suffered an ankle injury in early May, was back to full fitness and had been training well.

Barry was a key performer for England in the holding role during their impressive qualifying campaign, and linked up effectively with Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard.

But the ankle problem, sustained against Tottenham at Eastlands on May 5, left him battling to be fit for the finals.

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