World Cup 2014: When is the England squad announced?

All the details on Roy Hodgson's plans ahead of the tournament in Brazil

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With the Premier League season reaching its conclusion this Sunday, the eyes of English football will quickly turn to this summer's World Cup.

But when will Roy Hodgson reveal which players are on the plane to Brazil?

The England manager will announce his 23-man squad, as well as seven further players on standby, on Monday May 12 at the Luton base of England sponsor, Vauxhall.

The team will jet off to a training camp in Portugal before returning to England for their friendly with Peru at Wembley on May 30.

They then go to Miami for two final warm-up games against Ecuador and Honduras at NFL side Miami Dolphin's Sun Life Stadium, in early June.

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Fifa's deadline for the final squads is June 2 and England can make any necessary changes up until this date.


Host nations Brazil were the first team to announce their squad for the show-piece tournament which starts on June 12.