Lescott delight at England place: Twitter reacts to Hodgson’s squad
Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott leads the Twitter reaction to Roy Hodgon's England squad for Euro 2012
Joleon Lescott has described being named in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for Euro 2012 as the “icing on the cake” after Manchester City’s Premier League triumph at the weekend.
Here, we take a look at some more reaction from Twitter following the squad announcement on Wednesday afternoon.
England and Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott: “Delighted to be named in the squad the icing on the cake after the weekends triumph. Thanks for all the tweets of congratulations.”
Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy: “Thank you for all of your messages, I’m over the moon as you can imagine & Thanks to everyone who has helped me get to this moment.”
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere congratulates team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: “Buzzing for @Alex_OxChambo deserve it mate!”
Norwich City striker Grant Holt: “Well done to @Johnruddy86 well deserved”
Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale: “Thanks to everyone’s messages I will come back next season and show how good I am. It’s a game of opinions and the keepers who are in have been excellent all season so no room to complain!”
Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam: “No surprises for me in the England squad.”
Former Sunderland defender Michael Gray disagrees with Adam: “Just seen the ENGLAND squad. Few surprises. Really pleased for Oxlade-Chamberlain.”
Former England striker Robbie Fowler: “Gutted…. Not even on the standby list #hodgsonout”
Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore: “I’m pretty sure Hodgson would have taken counsel from @GNev2 and others on Carrick,so why didn’t they take England’s best passer????”
Former Crystal Palace striker Mark Bright: “Should be a few questions to Roy re: Downing – 0 goals and 1 assist this season, 0 goals in 33 games for England. After all @rioferdy5 has achieved, he’s never managed to play at a Euro Championships.”
Crystal Palace defender Nathaniel Clyne: “Micah Richards and Adam Johnson should of [sic] been in there for me. Happy for Chamberlain could be the surprise package #EnglandEuroSquad”
Former Norwich City midfielder Iwan Roberts: “Congratulations to John ruddy deserves to go but very disappointed for @holty30 second highest English goal score in the prem this season.”