Milner out of double-header


Roy Hodgson’s England team has landed in Alicante to begin their preparations for Friday night’s fixture against Spain at the Estadio Jose Rico Perez. 

The Three Lions squad has been reduced to 22, with Liverpool’s James Milner forced to withdraw through injury. 

Spain v England

International Match

8.45pm CET, Friday 13 November 2015

Jose Rico Perez Stadium, Alicante

England v France

Breast Cancer Care International

8pm GMT, Tuesday 17 November 2015

Wembley Stadium connected by EE

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The 57-cap midfielder sat out the Reds’ Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace at Anfield on Sunday and will now miss England’s forthcoming games against Spain and France. No replacement is due to be added to Hodgson’s squad.

England will remain in Spain until Saturday before they return to London for an equally tough test against Euro 2016 hosts France. 

The match at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday 17 November is a Breast Cancer Care International and will be England’s final game of 2015.

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England Squad

Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley) 

Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Everton), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

Forwards: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)