Previous
Dagenham & Redbridge
Crystal Palace
6:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
ESPN2 4:15 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
ESPN2 6:45 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Game Details
AS Monaco
Young Boys
6:45 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
Rapid Vienna
6:15 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 2
Game Details
Municipal
Real Salt Lake
1:00 AM UTC Aug 5, 2015
Game Details
Next

Hughes must improve Stoke defence

Stoke City
Read

Schalke boss will fight to keep Draxler

Transfers
Read

Liverpool's Ojo set for Wolves loan

Transfers
Read

Hodgson: Trio won't play for Under-21s

Roy Hodgson has said that Jack Wilshere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Phil Jones will not be included in the England Under-21 squad for this summer's European Championship in Israel.

• England caught off guard by friendlies
• Neville: I've rejected managerial jobs

The two Arsenal midfielders and the Manchester United defender are all eligible to play for Stuart Pearce's side but England boss Hodgson believes that, as they are established members of his senior squad, they should not drop down to play for the Under-21s.

Jack Butland, Jordan Henderson, Danny Welbeck, Steven Caulker and Kyle Walker are among the other players to have received call-ups for the senior squad but who are young enough to feature for Pearce's team in June.

However Hodgson, speaking at the European Soccerex forum in Manchester, said he has told former England left-back Pearce that some of the young stars will not be at his disposal.

Hodgson explained: "If a player has played regularly and consistently for the national team, he doesn't go back and play for the Under-21s.

" Someone like Jack Wilshere, Phil Jones, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been bona fide members of my squad from the day I take the job. There has been no problem in that respect and Stuart accepts that."

The full England team face the Republic of Ireland and Brazil in friendlies in May and June.

Hodgson said he hopes clubs will make players available for the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey after England sent a severely depleted team to the 2011 tournament because of withdrawals.

He added: "I can't understand why so many players could be denied the chance to play for their national team. What could be so important for their clubs?"

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.