Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Fulham and Queens Park Rangers stars all out to claim Euro 2016 glory

Crystal Palace and Fulham players will be out in full force at Euro 2016 to help Wales make their mark on their first major tournament for 58 years.

Palace trio Wayne Hennessey, Joe Ledley and Jonathan Williams will all bring their Premier League experience to the competition in France, which kicks off tomorrow.

Fulham defender Jazz Richards and 20-year-old striker George Williams, who played just 17 minutes for the Cottagers this season, have also been selected by manager Chris Coleman – a former Cottagers manager and defender.

Eagles midfielder Ledley has made a miraculous recovery from a broken leg suffered on May 7 and looks set to make the bench for Wales’ opening Group B fixture against Slovakia in Bordeaux on Saturday.

Goalkeeper Hennessey, number one during qualifying, will retain his place in the starting line-up, despite keeping just one clean sheet for Palace in 2016.

Wales continue their first tournament since reaching the World Cup quarter-finals in 1958 with fixtures against England on Thursday June 16 and Russia on Monday June 20.

For England, Gary Cahill is the only Chelsea player to makes the cut in Roy Hodgson’s squad.

Cahill, a regular during qualifying with eight appearances, missed EURO 2012 after suffering a fractured jaw on the eve of the tournament.

However, the 30-year-old Three Lions vice captain is fit and will be in competition with John Stones and Chris Smalling for a starting spot.

While Cahill recuperated in hospital four years ago, Northern Ireland’s newest call up Conor Washington was playing non-league football and working as a postman.

Now playing for Queens Park Rangers, 24-year-old striker Washington could make his competitive debut for his country when they face Poland on Sunday.

Away from the home nations, Palace are also represented in the French squad by midfielder Yohan Cabaye while Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta, Pedro and Cesc Fabregas will represent reigning champions Spain.

Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard are also expected to start for Belgium.

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