Rashford gets the nod

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.

Tuesday, 31st May 2016, 1:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st May 2016, 3:33 pm
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)

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.

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