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Euro 2024: Southgate addresses Grealish, Maguire and Maddison squad snub

England host Iceland at Wembley on Friday night in what is the final warm-up friendly before the squad sets off for the European Championships.

Gareth Southgate has finalised his 26-man squad ahead of Uefa’s formal deadline, and while the debate around inclusions and exclusions will rage on, those in the squad will be aiming to secure their place in the starting eleven with a good showing this evening.

Notable absences from the 26 include centre-back Harry Maguire and Manchester City winger Jack Grealish, with James Maddison, Jarell Quansah, Curtis Jones, Jarrad Branthwaite and James Trafford the others to miss out. These exclusions mean that there are a few places up for grabs in the starting side, with players such as Kobbie Mainoo, Adam Wharton, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Marc Guehi all vying for a spot.

Expect Southgate to name a fairly strong starting eleven as he aims to see how a young, new-look squad has gelled before the Euro 2024 group stage opener against Serbia on 16 June. Follow all the build-up and team news below.

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England 0-1 Iceland

28 mins: CLOSE!Lovely from England. Rice collects on the edge of the box and spreads it to Palmer on the right. The Chelsea man cuts back inside and clips an inch-perfect ball into Kane, who’s around six yards out, but the captain makes contact with his shin and fires the volley over the bar!

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:15

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England 0-1 Iceland

26 mins: Guehi does really well to win the high ball as he’s being dragged down, and England have it once again. An exercise in patience here at the moment.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:13

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England 0-1 Iceland

24 mins: England are just keeping possession at the moment, probing but not yet trying to force a way through the Iceland defence. Even Declan Rice is getting plenty of the ball near the edge of the box.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:12

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England 0-1 Iceland

22 mins: Nice idea from England, with Rice collecting the ball outside the box and trying to chip a through ball into Kane, but the Bayern striker just misses getting his foot onto the end of it.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:09

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England 0-1 Iceland

21 mins: Mainoo slips through a pass to Foden, who’d made the diagonal run into the box, but the City man can only poke his shot straight at the ‘keeper.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:07

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England 0-1 Iceland

19 mins: Harry Kane does well to slide in and win possession, and England recycle it back to Guehi.

England lose it soon after though, with Gordon and Foden not on the same wavelength as the City man tried to thread a pass through.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:05

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England 0-1 Iceland

16 mins: CLOSE! A good opportunity for England.

Iceland pass it back towards Valdimarsson in goal. He takes his time with the clearance and Rice charges him down, and the Iceland ‘keeper can only clear as far as Cole Palmer in the box. The Chelsea man takes it down on his chest and volleys towards goal, but Traustason blocks it.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:04

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England 0-1 Iceland

14 mins: England go in search of the instant equaliser, and Gordon cuts inside in a similar way to Thorsteinsson, but he fires his shot over the bar.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:01

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GOAL! England 0-1 Iceland

12 mins: GOAL! And Iceland lead from nowhere!

Haraldsson collects it in midfield and surges towards the England box. He plays it on to Thorsteinsson, who cuts back inside and hits a shot towards the near post. It goes through the legs of John Stones and beats Ramsdale low to his right!

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 20:00

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England 0-0 Iceland

10 mins: Gordon gets away down the left, burning the full-back for pace, but his ball into the box is poor.

Chris Wilson7 June 2024 19:57

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