Soccer-Schweinsteiger in Germany squad for World Cup qualifiers (Reuters)

BERLIN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Central midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has shaken off a minor ankle injury and been included in the 24-man Germany squad named on Friday for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Austria and the Faroe Islands. Schweinsteiger, who needed foot surgery at the end of Bayern Munich's treble-winning campaign last season, missed most of his side's pre-season preparations and has yet to hit top form. He also picked up an ankle injury in Tuesday's 1-1 league draw at Freiburg but the knock turned out to be less severe than initially feared. ...

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