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England coach Capello: Man City midfielder Barry starts against Algeria

Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry will start Friday's World Cup clash for England against Algeria.

Barry has regained full fitness after suffering an ankle injury when in action for Manchester City in early May.

England coach Fabio Capello told BBC Sport: "Gareth will play this Friday. He is okay, there is no problem. He has trained very well and he is fit."

Barry was a key performer for England in the holding role during the 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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