Pope's decision was based on their belief that Pope's form and ability outweigh Hart's experience.
He was quickly shipped off to Torino on loan by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola later that summer, spending a season with the Serie A side before moving to West Ham for another error-ridden spell.
The former England striker has urged Gareth Southgate, the national team manager, to include the likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ryan Sessegnon when he names his 23-man squad tomorrow.
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Southgate reveals his 23-man squad for the tournament in Russian Federation on Wednesday.
With 75 caps, Hart was expected to be the most experienced member of Southgate's travelling party, but his omission could leave England without a player boasting over 40 caps.
England face Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road next month in friendlies before they travel to Russian Federation for their opener against Tunisia.
"I would have him [Shelvey] in my squad", Shearer said on Sunday's Match of the Day. Plus we have the likes of Fraser Forster and Tom Heaton, who is out injured, and there are other young goalkeepers coming through. "Equally, as I keep having to say to him, we are six months away and he has got to maintain form and make sure [of that] in the lead up to the World Cup".