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Wolves' David Edwards flying for Euro 2016

Wolves midfielder David Edwards believes the players will run through brick walls for Wales - and warned England to watch out at Euro 2016.


Edwards is due to be in Kenny Jackett's team that faces Leeds United in the Championship at Molineux tonight.

And he's desperately hoping to be involved in Chris Coleman's squad of 23 when Wales play in their first major tournament in 58 years next summer.

If picked, he could be lining up against Wayne Rooney and co when the two British nations do battle in Lens on June 16.

And he said: "I couldn't imagine a worse possible draw for England! They are in a no-win situation, because they will be expected to beat us.

"If they lose it will be a disaster and if they win they won't get a pat on the back.

"There will be a lot of pressure on that game for England and hopefully that can play to our advantage."

The stated – and realistic – aim for Wales is to get out of a group that also contains Russia and Slovakia.

Edwards added his job, first and foremost, was to do well for Wolves, keep his place in the team and score some goals.

The 29-year-old added: "If I can help the team end up in the top six places, then that will help my chances with Wales. I certainly know it will be difficult.

"I was unfortunate enough to be at Wolves when Kevin Foley missed out on the Republic of Ireland squad for the European Championships and I saw how much that upset him at the time.

"At the age I am at – I will be 30 – there won't be many more opportunities and it would mean the world to me and my family to be on that plane.

"The manager has done a great job and the boys are willing to run through brick walls for him. To play for a nation like Wales you have got to be willing to do that to have any sort of success."

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