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England observe minute's silence for Paris terror attack victims

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The England squad paid their respects to the victims of the Paris terror attacks on the eve of their friendly against France.

The England players and coaching staff observed a minute's silence before they began their training session at Tottenham's training ground in Enfield on Monday.

The 20 fit England players, coaches and administrative staff from the Football Association fell silent for 60 seconds at 11am.

Roy Hodgson's team will play France at Wembley on Tuesday, just four days after 129 people were killed in a series of attacks in the French capital.

The France squad arrived in London on Monday morning.

Coach Didier Deschamps will hold a press conference at Wembley on Monday afternoon before his players undertake a training session at the stadium.

England have just one injury concern ahead of the friendly.

Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, who played in England's 2-0 defeat to Spain in Alicante last Friday, was unfit to train.

Hodgson will give an update on his fitness at a press conference on Monday afternoon.

Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard trained with his team-mates for the first time after receiving his maiden call-up on Sunday when Michael Carrick and Jamie Vardy pulled out through injury.

Tottenham teenagers Harry Winks and Shayon Harrison helped make up the numbers by training with the England squad at Enfield.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino and his backroom staff observed training from the sidelines.

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