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West Ham United goalkeeper Robert Green has returned to the England fold after original squad member David Stockdale had to be withdrawn - because he is getting married.

Stockdale is due at the altar on June 3, just 24 hours before England host Switzerland in a crucial Euro 2012 qualifier at Wembley. Even though Stockdale, along with West Bromwich Albion's Scott Carson, would only act as back-up to No. 1 Joe Hart, Green has been called in after originally asking to be left out for this match.

Stockdale, who made ten appearances for Fulham this season, had been prepared to join up with the squad immediately after the ceremony but staff decided that would be unfair, paving the way for Green to return to the international squad.

"West Ham United goalkeeper Rob Green has been called into the England squad in place of David Stockdale," an FA statement read. "The Fulham 'keeper has a personal commitment in the build up to England's Euro 2012 qualifier with Switzerland at Wembley on Saturday 4 June."

Green had been believed to have previously informed Capello that he wished not to be selected for the game, as he was due to become a father at the end of this month. The Italian was also reported to be wary of the 30-year-old's state of mind after suffering relegation from the Premier League with his club.

"Robert is a true gentleman as always, and while he would not let his country down, he has asked the FA to consider not selecting him this summer if he is not needed, as he wants to be there for the birth of his baby," a friend previously told ESPNsoccernet.

"As for quitting England, he has not mentioned that nor thought about it as far as I know. He has certainly not suggested this to the FA."

Nevertheless, after Stockdale's news England reached out to Green - who agreed to return for the game following consultation with his family, after seeing the birth of his child last week.

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