Walcott's family to miss Euro 2012

Theo Walcott's family have also said they will not travel to Ukraine for Euro 2012 for fear of racist abuse. The England winger's brother, Ashley, tweeted that he and his father will be staying at home:

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Unfortunately my dad n i have taken the decision not to travel to the Ukraine because of the fear of possible racist attacks confrontations

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Lampard out of Euros

The Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has been ruled out of the European Championships because of a thigh strain. Manager Roy Hodgson has said: "It’s a huge blow for the team." Lamaprd will be replaced by Liverpool's Jordan Henderson.