Shaun Wright-Phillips made his England debut as a substitute for Nicky Butt during the game with Ukraine on August 18, 2004. He was able to celebrate his debut with a goal as he scored the final goal in a 3-0 friendly win for his team. Shaun Wright-Phillips was a regular in the England squad during the qualifying campaign for the 2006World Cup tournament as the 1966 World Cup winners qualified for the World Cup tournament in Germany. He made his first competitive start for England during a 1-0 away win over Wales in a 2006 World Cup qualifier.

England went to the 2006 World Cup tournament on German soil without Shaun Wright-Phillips in the squad after he lost form at Chelsea. He was recalled to the England squad for the friendly game with Germany after a good start to the 2007/08 season. He was named the man of thematch for England after coming on as a substitute as his team lost 2-1 to Germany at the Wembley Stadium. (more…)