ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson has named his squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The tournament is due to last just over four weeks with the first match between hosts Brazil and Croatia to kick-off at 5pm on Thursday, June 12.

England will play their first game against Italy on Sunday, June 14 at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus.

England have won the World Cup once in 1966 and since then have only made it as far as the semi-finals once in 1990 where they lost to West Germany who went on to win the competition.