All information is
complete to and including England's last match, the tenth of the 2015-16
season, against Australia on 27 May 2016.
Monday, 29 February 2016 -
Reports suggest that England are lining up a friendly with Turkey to
be played at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium on 22 May. Although
Football Association chiefs are concerned that the fixture will clash
with the finals of both the F.A. Vase and F.A. Trophy, both due to
take place at Wembley the same day. England will then play Australia
at Sunderland, and Portugal at Wembley, as warm-up matches to the main
event. Qualified teams are only supposed to play one other team who
will also play at the competition in the build-up, but England have
reportedly received special dispensation to play both Portugal and
Friday, 6 May 2016 - Alex
Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of the European Championships
after suffering his second knee injury of the season. Arsenal boss
Arsene Wenger says the 22-year-old, capped 24 times, will be out for a
further six to eight weeks. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffered his initial
knee injury in the Champions League defeat by Barcelona on 23
February. "There is no chance of the Euros for him," said Wenger. "He
will be back at the beginning of July."
Meanwhile, Jordan Henderson will be fit for the finals, according to
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. The Liverpool captain, 25, suffered
knee ligament damage against Borussia Dortmund on 7 April, and was
expected to be sidelined for up to eight weeks. However, Klopp says
Henderson may feature in the Reds' Europa League final against Sevilla
on 18 May. "Hendo is in a really good way so it's good for England,"
Klopp said. "There's no doubt about him being fit for the European
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 -
Danny Welbeck has been ruled out for nine months following knee
surgery. Welbeck, 25, injured his right knee in the Gunners' 2-2 draw
against Manchester City on Sunday. His club said tests had revealed
"significant cartilage damage" but it is not the same injury which saw
him miss seven months of this season.
Thursday, 12 May 2016 - Roy
Hodgson delays the decision to announce his European Championship
Squad until after the final Premier League weekend has been played,
allowing himself four extra days to assess players' injuries and
Monday, 16 May 2016 -
Roy Hodgson's provisonal squad is named. Marcus Rashford is included
and Jack Wilshere, along with Andros Townsend and Fabian Delph are
recalled. Theo Walcott and Phil Jagielka miss out, and there is no
room for Jermain Defoe. Hodgson has until 31 May to cull his squad by
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 -
Many of the England squad report to St. George's Park for training
ahead of next week's friendly match. It excludes players from
Liverpool and Manchester United, who are still particpating in
domestic competitions. However, those involved come through with
incident. Gary Cahill misses training.
Friday, 20 May 2016 -
Jordan Henderson joins the rest of the squad in training after
returning from Basel, where he starred in a non-particpating role as Liverpool lost the UEFA Europa League
Final on Wednesday night. Gary Cahill also has his first training
session. Today's training session is joined by
England Rugby coach, Eddie Jones, as well as an unwanted autograph
hunter, who had invaded the training pitch during a session. Gary
Cahill receives a painkilling injection in his hip.
Sunday, 22 May 2016 - England come
through their friendly test against Turkey with a victory, despite
Harry Kane missing a penalty. It was revealed that one of the
goalscorers, Jamie Vardy, is unavailable for selection against
Australia, as he is due to get married on Wednesday.
Monday, 23 May 2016 - The
rest of the squad from Liverpool join up with the England team at
Manchester City Academy.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
- The England players are again training in Manchester. Daniel
Sturridge is missing from the session after receiving an unspecified
knock, further speculating a debut for Marcus Rashford. Gary Cahill is
also a sidelined participant. The only other missing player is Jamie
Vardy, who is getting married today. Danny Drinkwater did attend the
ceremony, but he returned for training.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
- Roy Hodgson confirms that Daniel Sturridge has been suffering
from a calf strain and that Fabian Delph will be missing from the
match against Australia because of a groin strain, and he is now
placed on standby for the European Championship Squad. Hodgson also
confirms that Forster will start in goal, and Rooney will start from
Friday, 27 May 2016 -
History is made as Marcus Rashford becomes the youngest player
to score on his debut for England, beating a record held by Tommy
Lawton since 1938. England's newest scorer is joined by England's top
scorer, Wayne Rooney, on the scoresheet. Eric Dier's unfortunate own
goal was a consolation for the Australian team.
Monday, 30 May 2016 - The
England squad return to training at Watford FC's training
ground. Daniel Sturridge and Gary Cahill both return to full training,
whereas Ryan Bertrand sat out the early seassion, so he could receive
treatment on a knock.
May 2016 - Roy Hodgson names his 23 man squad that he is taking
to France for the European Championship Finals. Both Marcus Rashford
and Daniel Sturridge are included, whereas Danny Drinkwater and Andros
Townsend are the two players that lose out after Fabian Delph was
withdrawn last week.
June 2016 - Ryan Bertrand misses training again because of an
injury that will keep him for playing any part in tomorrow night's
friendly against Portugal. He is still expected to be fit for the
European Championship Finals.