Rashford gets the nod

Prestons Bailey Wright tries to stop Marcus Rashford on Friday night (photo: Frank Reid/JP)
Prestons Bailey Wright tries to stop Marcus Rashford on Friday night (photo: Frank Reid/JP)

Eighteen-year-old Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is heading to Euro 2016 after Roy Hodgson decided to cut Andros Townsend and Danny Drinkwater from the England squad.

Having initially named a 26-strong provisional party on May 17, the Three Lions boss had to whittle the squad down by three ahead of Tuesday’s UEFA deadline.

Manchester City’s Fabian Delph had already dropped out due to a groin complaint, with the Football Association confirming that Newcastle winger Townsend and Leicester midfielder Drinkwater had not made the 23-man squad.

GOALKEEPERS

Fraser Forster

Joe Hart

Tom Heaton

DEFENDERS

Ryan Bertrand

Gary Cahill

Nathaniel Clyne

Danny Rose

Chris Smalling

John Stones

Kyle Walker

MIDFIELDERS

Dele Alli

Ross Barkley

Eric Dier

Jordan Henderson

Adam Lallana

James Milner

Raheem Sterling

Jack Wilshere

FORWARDS

Harry Kane

Marcus Rashford

Wayne Rooney

Daniel Sturridge

Jamie Vardy