England v Australia LIVE: Follow the action from Sunderland's Stadium of Light

England face Australia tonight at Sunderland's Stadium of Light as Euro 2016 preparations step up a gear.

Friday, 27th May 2016, 10:23 am
Updated Friday, 27th May 2016, 11:28 am
England captain Wayne Rooney

Follow the action via our live blog:England boss Roy Hodgson needs to reduce his 26-man preliminary squad down to 23 by May 31, with tonight's friendly (7.45pm kick-off) the last chance for players to stake their claim.

Reporters Richard Mennear and Miles Starforth are at the Stadium of Light bringing you the best build-up, match action and post-match reaction.

Former Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson is in line to start the game and he could be named captain.

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Meanwhile, Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend is also expected to be involved.