England Euro 2016 squad: Wayne Rooney, James Milner and Fabian Delph selections criticised by fans

A handful of usual suspects have already come in for criticism following Monday morning's squad announcement

Mark Critchley
Monday 16 May 2016 13:17
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Rooney's place in Hodgson's side has been regularly called into question
Rooney's place in Hodgson's side has been regularly called into question

Roy Hodgson rarely manages to please everybody while picking his England squads and his selection for this summer’s European Championships has proved typically divisive.

Debates have surrounded Hodgson’s selection of players like James Milner, Fabian Delph and Andros Townsend for some time now.

Wayne Rooney, the national team’s captain and all-time leading goalscorer, has not been immune from criticism either, with his place in the side coming into question several times during Hodgson’s reign.

Such questions will undoubtedly rear up again during the tournament but following the announcement of the 26-man provisional squad today, many users on social media felt the need to register their disapproval early…

England Squad announced

Wayne Rooney

James Milner

Fabian Delph

Andros Townsend

Oh dear. Any chance that these players could win supporters over this summer? Which of Hodgson's selections most surprise you?

Let us know in the comments...

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