Fulham fullback Paul Konchesky plans to gatecrash England's World Cup party.

Konchesky has set his sights on a shock England call-up, with Chelsea's Ashley Cole sidelined with a broken ankle.

He won two caps in 2003 and 2005, but reckons Fulham's stunning season could see him make a late bid for the World Cup.

"The thought of getting into the England squad has crossed my mind," said Konchesky, who would have caught the watching Fabio Capello's eye with his display against Juventus.

"The team is doing really well, and if anything comes of that it's a bonus - hopefully there will be a knock on the door for one or two of the English players here."