England 2-1 Australia

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In the second warm up game prior to England heading to France for Euro 2016 they stopped at the Stadium of Light. Giving different players a chance to start the game and put in a claim for a role in the opening game of the European Championships or leaving everyone wondering how they are even in the squad to begin with?

Line up (subs)

Forster (Heaton), Clyne, Smalling (Dier), Stones, Bertrand, Wilshere (Milner), Drinkwater, Henderson, Sterling (Townsend), Rashford (Barkley), Lallana (Rooney)

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Euro 2016 – England 26 Man Squad

Today the 26 man England squad ahead of the European Championship was named meaning that three of those players will not be making the final squad! Most of the players were more than expected in all honesty.

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Relegation – Newcastle United

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Failing to beat Aston Villa last week backfired for Newcastle as Sunderland went on to beat Everton on Wednesday night. That ended the Premier League run in what has been truly deserved after an awful season! Even with that though it was still very disappointing  to have it hit home on Wednesday that we will be leaving the top flight of English football (again).

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It was back in 2009 when Newcastle last suffered relegation but the difference with that time to this time has to be the players who stayed and played in the Championship. That is going to be very different this time. Shocking that a couple of days after relegation was confirmed that Moussa Sissoko has been called up to the France squad for Euro 2016. A player who has been truly shocking nearly all season and some how undroppable gets to go and represent his country in the summer makes it all even worse.

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