Rio Fit For England Game

Last updated : 31 March 2009 By Sam
The United centre-back was forced to sit out the 4-0 friendly win against Slovakia at Wembley at the weekend having picked up a back strain during training.

However, Ferdinand has now returned to training and is expected to be named in England head coach Fabio Capello's starting XI for the match against Ukraine at the expense of West Ham defender Matthew Upson.