Milner, Baines miss training

James Milner and Leighton Baines were the only absentees from England training on Tuesday ahead of the friendly with Peru.

Last Updated: 27/05/14 at 13:30 Post Comment

James Milner and Leighton Baines: Missed training on Tuesday

James Milner and Leighton Baines: Missed training on Tuesday

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Milner missed the session at St George's Park in Burton with a cold and Baines was allowed to leave the squad briefly to deal with a family matter.

The Everton left-back is expected to re-join his team-mates on Tuesday evening.

England's main injury worries, including Manchester United duo Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones, were able to take part in training along with Arsenal's Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Jones injured his shoulder towards the end of the Premier League season and Rooney missed the run-in with a groin problem - Jones did not take part in any of the full-contact training.

Those heading for Brazil were joined by standby players John Stones of Everton and Liverpool's Jon Flanagan.

England face Peru at Wembley on Friday night in their final friendly before crossing the Atlantic.

They then face Ecuador on June 4 and Honduras on June 7 - both games in Miami - before jetting down to Brazil for the start of the tournament on June 12.

Wilshere is hoping to use the warm-up games as a platform for the World Cup, having not started a match since March after fracturing his foot in England's friendly against Denmark at Wembley.

The Arsenal midfielder said: "I've been training for a long time now. I'm yet to play a game, but I've been training now for six weeks.

"I'm feeling well. I maybe need a few games, but I'm feeling good. Hopefully I can get some games under my belt before the big kick-off."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Juan Mata apologises for Manchester United's shock defeat to Leicester

Juan Mata has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team's embarrassing capitulation at Leicester on Sunday.

The Morning View: Manchester United's defending was shocking, according to Tony Cascarino

Manchester United's defending against Leicester City was shocking, according to Tony Cascarino.

Premier League: West Ham's Diafra Sakho relishing Enner Valencia link-up

Diafra Sakho reckons West Ham can spring a few more surprises in the Premier League this season.

Mail Box

Will Rodgers Finally Drop Gerrard?

The mailbox wants to know if Brendan Rodgers has the stones to drop Steven Gerrard. Plus, thoughts on Wayne Rooney's display, sitting down, and thanking United fans...

Clattenburg And Assistants Should Be Suspended

It's a Mailbox containing Manchester United fans taking defeat to Leicester pretty well, plus some long thoughts on Gerrard and Liverpool, plus Southampton congratulations...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property