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England Depart For European Championship Base In Krakow (GALLERY)

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England have departed for their European Championship base in Krakow, Poland, five days ahead of their first match at the tournament.

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The Three Lions departed Luton Airport this afternoon as preparations prior to their Group D opener against France in Donetsk gather pace.

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All 23 squad members boarded the plane, as Roy Hodgson was able to pass a clean bill of health after the withdrawals of Gareth Barry, Frank Lampard and Gary Cahill in the space of eight days.

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Hodgson's side will face Sweden on 15 June in Kiev before returning to Donetsk for their final group game against joint hosts Ukraine on 19 June.

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