The family of England player Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have reportedly abandoned plans to travel to the European Championship finals because of fears of racial abuse.
According to The Times (£) the 18-year-old winger) advice about the threat of being racially abused.
Roy Hodgson said he omitted Rio Ferdinand from his Euro 2012 England squad for 'footballing reasons' alone - Ferdinand said he is 'gutted'
So it is confirmed. No room for sentiment and no room for Rio Ferdinand in Roy Hodgson's Euro squad. John Terry is included though.
New England manager Roy Hodgson has released his 23 man squad for the 2012 European Championships in Ukraine and Poland.