Star duo back for Czechs

Cech and Jankulovski back in

Cech: Back in squad

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Czech Republic coach Petr Rada has welcomed stars Petr Cech and Marek Jankulovski back into his squad.

The Czechs face Slovenia and Slovakia in their opening World Cup qualifiers of the year.

Chelsea shot-stopper Cech missed his country's last friendly with Morocco in February, while AC Milan's Jankulovski was rested.

But both are back in the squad for the forthcoming fixtures.

Slovakia currently lead Group 3 with nine points, two ahead of Northern Ireland and the Czechs.

"I don't want to say how many points would make us happy but of course we want the maximum," said Rada.

Squad in full

Petr Cech (Chelsea), Jaroslav Drobny (Hertha Berlin), Martin Vaniak (Slavia Prague), Zdenek Grygera (Juventus), Marek Jankulovski (AC Milan), Michal Kadlec (Bayer Leverkusen), Zdenek Pospech (FC Copenhagen), David Rozehnal (Lazio), Marek Suchy (Slavia Prague), Tomas Ujfalusi (Atletico Madrid), David Jarolim (Hamburg), Radoslav Kovac (West Ham United), Marek Matejovsky (Reading), Jaroslav Plasil (Osasuna), Jan Polak (Anderlecht), Libor Sionko (FC Copenhagen), Radek Sirl (Zenit St. Petersburg) , Milan Baros (Galatasaray), Martin Fenin (Eintracht Frankfurt), Tomas Necid (CSKA Moscow), Vaclav Sverkos (Sochaux)