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Monday, 11 June 2012
2012 European Championship Finals First Phase Group D

France 1 England 1 [1-1]

Match Summary
France Squad
England Squad
Team Records
The Three Lions European Championship Finals squad Pre-France  June 2012
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
12. Baines, Leighton J. 11 December 1984 27 D Everton FC 6 2 8 0 0 None
23. Butland, Jack 10 March 1993 19 G Birmingham City FC 0 0 0 0 GA 0 None
5. Cahill, Gary J. 19 December 1985 26 D Chelsea FC 7 2 9 2 0 None
Gary Cahill was withdrawn from the squad on 3 June to be replaced with Martin Kelly.
9. Carroll, Andrew T. 6 January 1989 23 F Liverpool FC 3 1 4 1 0 None
3. Cole, Ashley 20 December 1980 31 D Chelsea FC 94 0 94 0 0 11
21. Defoe, Jermain C. 7 October 1982 29 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 30 47 15 0 None
19. Downing, Stewart 22 July 1984 27 M Liverpool FC 14 20 34 0 0 None
4. Gerrard, Steven G. 30 May 1980 32 M Liverpool FC 89 3 92 19 17 9
13. Green, Robert P. 18 January 1980 32 G West Ham United FC 10 2 12 9 GA 0 1
1. Hart, C. Joseph J. 19 April 1987 25 G Manchester City FC 15 3 18 11 GA 0 None
8. Henderson, Jordan B. 17 June 1990 21 M Liverpool FC 1 2 3 0 0 1
18. Jagielka, Philip N. 17 August 1982 29 D Everton FC 8 4 12 0 0 None
2. Johnson, Glen M. 23 August 1984 27 D Liverpool FC 31 5 36 1 0 6
14. Jones, Philip A. 21 February 1992 20 D Manchester United FC 4 1 5 0 0 None
5. Kelly, Martin R. 27 April 1990 22 D Liverpool FC 0 1 1 0 0 None
Martin Kelly was recalled into the squad on 3 June as a replacement for Gary Cahill.
15. Lescott, Joleon P. 16 August 1982 29 D Manchester City FC 11 5 16 0 0 None
16. Milner, James P. 4 January 1986 26 M Manchester City FC 15 11 26 0 0 6
20. Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexander M.D. 15 August 1993 18 M Arsenal FC 1 1 2 0 0 None
17. Parker, Scott M. 13 October 1980 31 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 9 4 13 0 1 2
10. Rooney, Wayne M. 24 October 1985 26 F Manchester United FC 69 5 74 28 1 2
Wayne Rooney is suspended for the matches against France and Sweden.
6. Terry, John G. 7 December 1980 31 D Chelsea FC 72 1 73 6 34 4
7. Walcott, Theo J. 16 March 1989 23 M Arsenal FC 19 5 24 3 0 None
22. Welbeck, Daniel N.T.M. 26 November 1990 21 F Manchester United FC 2 3 5 1 0 None
11. Young, Ashley S. 9 July 1985 26 M Manchester United FC 10 11 21 6 0 1

All information is complete to and including England's last match, the eighth of the 2011-12 season, against Belgium on 2 June 2012.


Friday, 2 December 2011 - At Ukraine Palace of Arts in Kiev, England are the last team out of the hat in the Euro 2012 Finals draw and will play Ukraine, Sweden and France in Group D.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 - Roy Hodgson has been appointed England manager on a four-year contract. The West Bromwich Albion boss succeeds Fabio Capello after talks with the Football Association on Monday and Tuesday.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 - Darren Bent could recover from an ankle injury in time for Euro 2012, says his Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish. But the 28-year-old, who had surgery on 5 March after rupturing his ankle ligaments, is unlikely to play in Villa's last two Premier League games. "I don't believe there is a chance of him playing for Villa again this season." The former Sunderland player, who suffered the injury at Wigan Athletic in February, is hoping to play in his first major tournament with England after failing to make the squad for the World Cups in 2006 and 2010.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - Roy Hodgson will name his Euro 2012 squad on 16 May. He then has until 29 May to make alterations to the party for the tournament in Poland and Ukraine, by which point final lists must have been submitted to Uefa. England's players are scheduled to report for a four-day training camp in Spain on 21 May.

Friday, 11 May 2012 - Chris Smalling will miss Euro 2012 with a groin injury. Smalling suffered the injury during last Sunday's 2-0 victory over Swansea City.  Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed "Chris has suffered a bad injury. It is a groin muscle injury and he'll miss the European Championship."

United striker Danny Welbeck will miss the final game of the season at Sunderland with an ankle injury but "should be fit for the Euros."

Monday, 14 May 2012 - Harry Redknapp says midfielder Scott Parker's Achilles injury could rule him out of the England squad for this summer's European Championship. Parker missed the 2-0 win over Fulham - a victory which secured Spurs a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League. "If he had to have an operation it would be long term, so we will have to wait and see how he is. If it doesn't clear up he wouldn't be fit.  He is going to have an injection on it on Monday and they hope with six or seven days rest it will be OK."

Redknapp was able to play down fears that Kyle Walker could also be struggling for the European Championship. The right-back was already playing with a broken toe and suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's victory but Redknapp added: "Kyle will be OK for the Euro's."

Wednesday, 16 May 2012 - Andy Carroll has been included in England's 23-man squad for Euro 2012, but there is no place for Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand. The 33-year-old is a surprise omission but Chelsea captain John Terry has been named by boss Roy Hodgson. There are call-ups for uncapped Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy. Liverpool winger Stuart Downing and Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck have also been picked. In addition to Carroll, Welbeck and Rooney, Hodgson will take Jermain Defoe as a striking option. Tottenham forward Defoe has not played a competitive match for England since September 2010.  Steven Gerrard is the Captain.

Thursday, 17 May 2012 - Roy Hodgson has admitted that Tottenham's Scott Parker is a doubt for Euro 2012. The 31-year-old, who has an Achilles tendon injury. Hodgson said: "Scott's had an injection which will probably take a week for us to see if it's been successful or not. He could still miss out, although from what I'm hearing, it won't be a problem. He's very confident. We've got until the 29 May to finalise the squad and I may still have a call to make on that one if it's looking dubious, if there is a doubt. I'll have that call to make. Do I take the risk and go with a doubt and hope for the best or do I say 'I'm sorry, I've selected you in my 23 players, but now I have to remove you'? But I'm very confident that won't happen. I'm very optimistic. The doctor spoke to Scott Parker and Spurs on Wednesday, so I'm confident - but I can't give a guarantee." Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has been placed on stand-by and would be called into the squad if Parker was ruled out.

Manchester United's Michael Carrick, who has not played for England since May 2010, was not considered because he told the Football Association he did not want to be a bit-part player. However, he is willing to help the national side should the need arise.

Sunday, 20 May 2012 - Wayne Rooney played through the pain barrier at the end of the season and is now being given a week's rest before he joins up with the squad for Euro 2012.  Roy Hodgson revealed that Wayne Rooney has been carrying a minor toe injury over the past couple of weeks and will not feature in the upcoming friendly against Norway. Rooney and the selected English members of Chelsea's Champions League-winning team will miss the pre-Euro 2012 trip to Oslo on May 26, but will join up with the rest of the squad on May 29. Hodgson told The Sunday Telegraph: "He has a minor injury. I won't go into it because Alex Ferguson kept it quiet and so will I, but it is a minor injury which will benefit from a few days' rest. He won't be involved in the Norway game and whether he is involved for Belgium I don't know. He will certainly be with us by then but whether I select him or not I don't know at this stage. He's not coming to Oslo so he will join up with us the same time as the Champions League players, on Tuesday May 29."

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 - Liverpool's Martin Kelly will join the England squad today as additional cover for the friendly in Norway. Kelly, who has been capped for his country at Under-21 level, will return to his club after the game in Oslo. England are short of right-back options due to injuries to Kyle Walker and Chris Smalling.  The players underwent their first training sessions with Hodgson today and tomorrowy before flying out to Oslo on Friday.  The Chelsea contingent of John Terry, Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard - plus stand-by player Daniel Sturridge - have been given extra time off after the club's Champions League heroics. They will not report for duty until next Tuesday when England link-up at their accustomed Hertfordshire base ahead of the clash with Belgium at Wembley on June 2.
The main injury concern of the players reporting on Wednesday continues to be Tottenham's Scott Parker. He was troubled by an Achilles injury during the latter part of the domestic campaign and he will be assessed by the England medical team.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 - Scott Parker was fit to take part in training today. Hodgson must decide whether he thinks Parker is fit enough to travel to Poland and Ukraine by Tuesday. Danny Welbeck and Glen Johnson sat out training in Manchester City's Etihad Stadium as a precaution.  In a small-sided match, Hodgson played Phil Jagielka alongside former Everton team-mate Joleon Lescott, with Phil Jones in a full-back role.

Thursday, 24 May 2012 - It has been announced that goal-line technology will be tested at Wembley when England host Belgium in a friendly on 2 June. Hawk-Eye, a camera-based system, will be used by independent testers during England's final game before Euro 2012. But the match officials will have no access to data and the trial will have no impact on any contentious goal-line decisions.

Friday, 25 May 2012 - John Ruddy will miss Euro 2012 after breaking his finger in training yesterday and has been replaced by the uncapped Jack Butland. "Ruddy was assessed by the England medical staff and will not be able to be part of the tournament. He will travel with the squad to Norway on Friday and watch the game on Saturday evening, but return to his club after arriving back in England."

Saturday, 26 May 2012 - Roy Hodgson gets off to a winning side after overcoming Norway in Oslo with a single Ashley Young goal. However, Gareth Barry is expected to undergo a scan on a groin injury tomorrow as he emerges as a serious injury concern. Hodgson may decide to promote Phil Jagielka, who played 90 minutes against Norway, from his back-up list. Hodgson was satisfied with Scott Parker, who played for almost an hour as he recovers from an Achilles injury, while Manchester United pair Phil Jones and goalscorer Ashley Young were substituted as a precaution after feeling tight hamstrings.

Monday, 28 May 2012 - Gareth Barry has been ruled out of Euro 2012 because of a groin injury. Barry had a scan earlier today, which confirmed he had a tear to the muscle in his lower abdomen. "I'm very disappointed to lose Gareth," said manager Roy Hodgson. "I'm sure he will still have a part to play with England after the Euros." Hodgson has called up Everton defender Phil Jagielka to replace Barry.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 - Injury doubts Danny Welbeck and Glen Johnson have been included in Roy Hodgson's 23-man England finalised squad. The pair missed England's 1-0 win over Norway on Saturday due to fitness concerns but have been passed fit.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 - Frank Lampard will undergo a thigh scan tomorrow after pulling up in training. The 33-year-old Chelsea midfielder will be assessed by England's medical team. Liverpool's Jordan Henderson, 21, has been put on standby as cover while Lampard is monitored.

Thursday, 31 May 2012 - Frank Lampard's scan revealed the extent of his groin injury, and it is enough to rule him out of the upcoming tournament.  His place has been taken by Liverpool's Jordan Henderson, subject to UEFA's medical team accepting the FA's ruling on Lampard.

Saturday, 2 June 2012 - England concluded their preparations for Euro 2012 with a win over Belgium that gave Roy Hodgson his second successive victory. Danny Welbeck stated his case for inclusion in England's opening game against France with a cleverly taken first-half goal after fine work from Ashley Young. Gary Cahill substituted early on after a nasty, needless push by Dries Mertens that caused him to collide with goalkeeper Joe Hart, an incident that left the Chelsea defender requiring a precautionary X-ray at Wembley. And Chelsea team-mate John Terry was also left needing a scan after going off with a hamstring injury.

Sunday, 3 June 2012 - Gary Cahill has been ruled out of Euro 2012 with a double fracture of his jaw. Liverpool's Martin Kelly has been called up as his replacement, subject to Uefa's approval. Fellow defender John Terry's hamstring injury has been given the all-clear after a scan.

Thursday, 7 June 2012 - The day after the England squad arrive at their camp in Krakow, Poland, striker Jermain Defoe returns home following the death of his father. Although he is not expected to start against France, he is expected to return to the squad.

Friday, 8 June 2012 - Ashley Cole took part in the training session at Krakow's Hutnik Stadium. Cole missed a civic reception in Krakow on last night, amid suggestions he had been suffering from a stomach bug. The FA had confirmed that he was 'only resting'. Jermain Defoe was the only player not on show, although he is likely to be named among the substitutes for the opening game on Monday.

England Form: last six games
D W W L W W  f 8:a success: 83%
900 7 October 2011 - Montenegro 2 England 2 [1-2]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica (12,000)
Zverotić, Delibazić
Young, Bent
901 12 November 2011 - England 1 Spain 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (87,189)
Lampard Fr HW
902 15 November 2011 - England 1 Sweden 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (48,876)
Majstorović OG (Barry) HW
903 29 February 2012 -
England 2
Netherlands 3 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
Cahill, Young
Robben (2), Huntelaar
904 26 May 2012 - Norway 0 England 1 [0-1]
Ullevål Stadion, Oslo
Young AW
905 2 June 2012 - England 1 Belgium 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
Welbeck HW