Wales delay naming provisional squad

Wales players celebrate Euro 2016 qualification

Wales qualified for Euro 2016 as runners-up in qualifying Group B

Wales boss Chris Coleman has delayed announcing his provisional 28-man squad for the European Championship.

The extended squad was due to be announced at 11:00 BST today, Monday 9 June.

But following weekend injuries, including to Crystal Palace’s Joe Ledley, the squad will be named later in the day.

The final 23-man squad for the tournament will be announced on Tuesday, 31 May.

Coleman takes his squad on a pre-tournament training camp in the Algarve in Portugal on 23 May.

After the final squad announcement, Wales play Sweden away in their last friendly before Euro 2016 on 5 June.

Wales play Slovakia in their opening game of Euro 2016 on 11 June before playing England five days later.

Coleman’s side then face Russia in their final group game on Monday, 20 June.

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