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Chester confirmed in Welsh squad

31 May 2016

James heading for Euro 2016

ALBION defender James Chester has been confirmed as part of Wales’ 23-man squad that is heading for Euro 2016 next month.

The Welsh face a friendly against Sweden in Stockholm on Sunday, June 5 (ko 3pm) before Chris Coleman’s team embark on Wales’ first major tournament since the World Cup in 1958. 

Wales are in Group B and kick off their campaign against Slovakia in Bordeaux on Saturday, June 11 (ko 5pm).

They then play England in Lens on Thursday, June 16 (ko 2pm) and complete their group against Russia in Toulouse on Monday, June 20 (ko 8pm).

Wales’ 23-man squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers

Wayne Hennessey
Danny Ward
Owain Fon Williams
 
Defenders

JAMES CHESTER
James Collins
Ben Davies
Chris Gunter
Jazz Richards
Neil Taylor
Ashley Williams
 
Midfielders

Joe Allen
David Edwards
Andy King
Joe Ledley
Aaron Ramsey
David Vaughan
George Williams
Jonny Williams
David Cotterill
 
Forwards

Gareth Bale
Simon Church
Hal Robson-Kanu
Sam Vokes


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