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  1. Rashford in England Euro 2016 squad
  2. Drinkwater and Townsend miss out
  3. Ledley named in Welsh squad despite recent leg break
  4. Euro 2016 squad deadline tonight
  5. ROI to name theirs after Belarus friendly (19:45 KO)

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By Phil Dawkes and Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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Gareth Bale (centre) with Wayne Hennessey and Joe Ledley

Wales' team spirit will be crucial at this summer's European Championship finals in France says Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale.

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League Two club Luton Town sign Oxford United pair Danny Hylton and Johnny Mullins on two-year contracts.

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So that's the end of another Sportsday. Keep across the BBC Sport website tonight for all the latest sports news, including the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 squad - plus any surprises from the other competing nations.  

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Steven MacConmara: As an Ireland fan can't see many surprises in Martin O'Neill's squad, James McCarthy has to go even if not fully fit. Quality player.

The Republic of Ireland name their squad tonight after a friendly against Belarus in Cork.

Rashford gets Conte seal of approval


Italy boss Antonio Conte, who becomes Chelsea manager this summer, has spoken to BBC Radio 5 live about Marcus Rashford, who is in England's Euro 2016 squad.

“In England, the forwards are very, very good. Rashford has a great potential to become a fantastic player," he said.

Matthews on missing out for Wales


Gutted not to be involved in the squad. But wishing the boys all the best and will be watching all summer #EURO2016 #TogetherStronger

Murray to play tomorrow


Andy Murray will now play Richard Gasquet in the French Open quarter-final on Wednesday, because of rain today.

Morata wants Real return


Juventus striker Alvaro Morata says his first preference is to return to Real Madrid - but only if he will start.

Real have the option to re-sign the 23-year-old Spain international - for a reported £22m - and could do so before selling him on for a profit.

"My wish is to succeed at Real Madrid, that is clearly what I would like the most," he told AS. 

"But Real have great players and what I want is to play and feel important. Next season, I will play in the team which gives me the most opportunities to do so

"There are offers from England which are tempting, not just because of the contract."

Alvaro Morata

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Edward Taylor: Scored 3 in a 4-3 Year 11 Cup Schools Cup semi final win.Unused sub in final. We lost 1-0.Never told why I was dropped.

Dan Bramwell: Scores four goals in a cup semi final and got benched for the final for a player who hadn't played in 10 weeks 

Mikey: Finished 5th in rankings. Didnt get picked. Guy in 10th got my spot due to "experience" i.e. President of clubs son

Townsend on being dropped by England


Obviously gutted to fall at the final hurdle but wishing the boys all the best of luck at Euro 2016 #ComeOnEngland

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Can you guess the team from the kit? Take CBBC's quiz to see if you're really ready for Euro 2016...  

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Gillespie staying at Headingley


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Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie has told BBC Radio 5 live sports extra that he is not leaving his job with the county to take up a role with Cricket Australia. The 41-year-old revealed that he had spoken to Australia coach Darren Lehmann but was not formally offered a job.

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More than 100,000 people will cram Epsom Downs racecourse on Saturday for the Derby.

But how do you breed a winner of the big race? The BBC has been investigating, with the help of none other than Lord Derby, pus some leading breeding experts.

From dating websites for horses to super studs who command fees topping £200,000 a time, read all about the thoroughbred industry here.

You can hear more on a special Epsom preview on BBC Radio 5 live from 21:30  to 22:30 BST.

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H-AFC: Wilshere is the only mid that has a magic moment in him, same can't be said for Henderson, and Milner.

Sam Beeston: Drinkwater is good but he was made to look so much better because of Kante

OfficialTomKirk: Lallana 8 and Dier not 1-11? Unlike others we've never honoured squad no's. Worried this could be an ego or player power thing

England's 1-11 numbers: 1 Hart 2 Walker 3 Rose 4 Milner 5 Cahill 6 Smalling 7 Sterling 8 Lallana 9 Kane 10 Rooney 11 Vardy.

Turkey get Mor in their squad


Turkey have named 18-year-old midfielder Emre Mor in their Euro 2016 squad.

The Nordsjaelland player only made his senior international debut on Sunday against Montenegro after switching allegiances from Denmark.

He was born in the Scandinavian country and played for the Danes up to under-19 level.

Drinkwater and Townsend not on standby


England boss Roy Hodgson would rather have named a 23-man squad from the outset, BBC Sport understands. 

He went for 26 because of injury concerns.

Daniel Sturridge, Jordan Henderson and Jack Wilshere all took a full part in training this morning. They are considered fully fit. 

Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend were called separately to Hodgson’s room to speak with him in private. They were both told of the news and took it in a respectful, professional way. They wished Hodgson and the team well.

They said goodbye to everyone before leaving the camp and will not be on standby.

Drinkwater missed out to Marcus Rashford, with Wayne Rooney also able to play in midfield. Townsend was in the squad as cover.

Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend
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Find out who is in England manager Roy Hodgson's final 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

'I thought Huws would be in Welsh squad'


Iwan Roberts

Former Wales striker and BBC pundit

"Chris Coleman has kept faith with many of his tried and trusted players. It's a strong squad who have shown a fantastic spirit in qualifying.

"He has given Joe Ledley every opportunity to get himself fit for the tournament. That could be a risk but has good cover in that position.

"I thought Emyr Huws would have been on the plane especially after his performance in the Ukraine."

My starting line-up for Euro 2016 opener v Slovakia on 11 June: Hennessy; Gunter, Chester, Williams (c), Davies, Taylor; Allen, King, Ramsey; Bale; Robson-Kanu

'Rashford can handle pressure'


Former England Under-21 manager Peter Taylor speaking to Sky Sports: "His movement and pace, there is something more about him. 

"I know he's gone straight into the team, with no under-21 experience but he looks like he can handle it."

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Dave Allen: Why is Barkley going? He won't start ahead of Rooney, Alli, or Lallana. He isn't cover for Dier. So why?

Ian: Wilshere is better than Drinkwater & will get fitter by the day. Concentrate on who is in the squad rather than who isn't

Geoff Williams: Only thing more concerning than England's complete lack of Plan B is the absence of thought put into Plan A. No ball winners.

Ledley has to be fit for group game or stay home


Wales boss Chris Coleman was asked if he would consider bringing Joe Ledley to France even if he was ruled out for all their group games.

The answer was no.

"If we were Spain or Germany, then we could say yeah," he said.

"We've never been to a quarter-final of a tournament. The question is what stage of the group he will be available for."

England squads of days gone by


BBC Rewind - England Squads

Roy Hodgson has named his 23-man England squad for the 2016 European Championship in France, but how did squads of the past fare in days gone by?

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Proud to be named in the @FAWales EURO 2016 squad! Can't wait to get the tournament started! #TogetherStronger

Proud to be named in the @FAWales EURO 2016 squad! Can't wait to get the tournament started! #TogetherStronger

'Rooney's role is in midfield'


Trevor Sinclair

Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

"I think he [Wayne Rooney] can play a role upfront but his primary role now is in a defensive midfield role or at least part of a three man midfield. 

I think his performance in the FA cup final against Crystal Palace… he has shown what he can do. His use of the ball was superb; he kept the ball and was never panicked and he stepped up in a huge game, obviously all the games in the European Championship are going to be huge - so you need that experience that Rooney brings to the team."      

9 - Marcus Rashford has scored nine goals from 15 shots on target for club and country this season. Chosen.

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David Penn: Townsend has been poorly treated by Roy and I think it will backfire. Wilshere, Sterling & Barkley dinstinctly underwhelming.

Mike Green: Not quiet sure Drinkwater is international class. Gives the ball away too much & plays too many loose passes

Tre: So Walcott hasn't played enough to be considered but yet wilshere is in the squad?

'Townsend will feel unlucky'


Trevor Sinclair

Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

"The way Andros Townsend finished the season for Newcastle, he was scoring goals, assisting goals and playing with a lot of confidence. With Raheem Sterling, that wasn't the case.

"But, we know what Sterling can do at an international level, he's proved that and Roy Hodgson has shown faith in him. He feels he's probably ahead of Townsend with what he can bring to the team.

"Townsend will feel unlucky because he's had a great finish to the season despite Newcastle getting relegated. At least he's getting looked at. While he was at Tottenham he wasn't even getting the opportunity because he wasn't playing."

'Allen looking good in training'


Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen is a doubt for Sunday's pre-Euro 2016 warm-up match in Sweden, but Wales manager Chris Coleman says he "looks very good" having returned to training.

Coleman adds that Gareth Bale, who seemed to be struggling with cramp during Real Madrid's Champions League final win against rivals Atletico on Saturday, is in "better physical nick than some of our players".

The unlucky men to miss out for Wales


Sunderland defender Adam Matthews, Wigan midfielder Emyr Huws and Newcastle defender Paul Dummett have all been left out of Wales' Euro 2016 squad. 

'Bold, young squad'


There's a tendency to focus on those left out and Drinkwater is unlucky. But Roy's choice is what counts and it's a bold young squad.

Ledley has 'good chance' of opening game


Wales boss Chris Coleman says midfielder Joe Ledley "has a good chance" of being fit for their Euro 2016 opener against Slovakia.

However he could make no guarantees about the Crystal Palace player, who broke his leg earlier this month. Coleman says there is a chance he could miss the Slovakia game and return for their match against England.

He added that his midfielder is "ahead of the curve" for the injury and "looks fantastic". 

England midfield cut is not a problem


John Murray

BBC Radio 5 live commentator

"It's unlikely the three midfielders cut will affect the squad. People like Wayne Rooney can play in midfield. On Friday night against Australia, Roy Hodgson also looked at Marcus Rashford in a wide position. Jamie Vardy has also done it too. This gives Roy flexibility."

Wales Euro 2016 squad


Here is the Wales squad...

Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey, Danny Ward, Owain Fon Williams.

Defenders: Chris Gunter, James Chester, Ashley Williams, Ben Davies, Neil Taylor, James Collins, Jazz Richards.

Midfielders: Joe Allen, Joe Ledley, Aaron Ramsey, Andy King, David Edwards, Jonny Williams, David Vaughan, George Williams.

Forwards: Gareth Bale, Hal Robson-Kanu, Sam Vokes, Simon Church, David Cotterill.