Jack Colback received his first senior call-up earlier this season, which surprised HIM more than the majority of Newcastle fans, but there is no place for him this time.
But, as we report that Liverpool and Man City are checking out 18-year old Rolando Aarons, it seems to be the usual story "we Mackem and they tackem".
Warren Barton was the first 'current' England international bought by Newcastle since Ivor Broadis in 1954, paving the way for further signings Les Ferdinand and Alan Shearer.
Centre Partin - in days when we bought England internationals
The last England international we have had is Michael Owen.
But look at the quad for Slovenia, many ex-Newcastle and Sunderland players we seem to have let slip.
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster – who came through the ranks at Newcastle – is selected, along with former Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson.
Ex-Smoggy Stewart Downing and Geordie-born Michael Carrick are named, as well as former Newcastle midfielder James Milner and ex-Sunderland loanee Danny Welbeck.
Yep ... we Mackem ... they tackem.