England manager Roy Hodgson will announce his squad for the World Cup on May 12, a day after the Premier League season ends, the Football Association (FA) announced on Wednesday.

“This will be an important day for Roy and the players ahead of an exciting summer in Brazil,” said Club England managing director Adrian Bevington in a statement.

Hodgson is expected to announce a 23-man squad and name up to seven players as standby in case of injury. — AFP

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