English Fans Name Wayne Rooney England Player Of The Year and Dominic Solanke Young Player Of The Year
Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney has been named England’s player of the year after coming out on top in a fan vote while Chelsea’s wonder kid, Dominic Solanke received the young player of the year award as voted for by England development coaches.
The England skipper and talisman was presented with the award ahead of Tuesday’s training session at St Georges Park.
The Solanke who is a member of England’s Under 18 squad was allowed to train with Roy Hodgson’s men on Tuesday.
Harry Kane,Tottenham striker who scored a hat-trick against Leicester to take his season tally to 29 goals at the weekend, will be hoping to impress England boss Roy Hodgson ahead of Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania.
The 21-year-old striker looked at ease as during a light warm-up as he jogged alongside fellow uncapped Spurs team-mate Ryan Mason, who was drafted into the squad after Adam Lallana withdrew because of a groin injury.
Meanwhile, Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph did not take part in the session because he is ill.
The FA’s technical director Dan Ashworth and sports psychiatrist Steve Peters were both seen at the session.
England take on Lithuania in Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley before playing a friendly against Italy in Turin.