Terry in England Euro squad

2012-05-16 14:32
John Terry (AFP)

Wembley - Former captain John Terry has been included in England's European Championship squad despite facing trial immediately after the tournament for racially abusing an opponent.

The Football Association's decision to strip Terry of the England captaincy in February over the alleged racial abuse of Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand led to coach Fabio Capello quitting.

But Capello's replacement, Roy Hodgson, has included the Chelsea defender in the 23-man Euro 2012 squad.

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand, the brother of Terry's alleged victim, remains out of the England squad having not playing for the national team since June 2011.

England's Euro 2012 opener is against France on June 11 followed by matches against Sweden and Ukraine.


Goalkeepers: Robert Green (West Ham), Joe Hart (Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich).

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Leighton Baines (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), John Terry (Chelsea), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), Glen Johnson (Liverpool).

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Scott Parker (Tottenham), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

Forwards: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Andy Carroll (Liverpool).

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