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United duo ruled out of England game

February 26, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Wayne Rooney and Tom Cleverley have been ruled out of England's friendly against Netherlands on Wednesday by Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Ferguson revealed Rooney will not be available for the match due to a throat infection while also confirming midfielder Cleverley will be absent.

"They'll be out,'' he told Sky Sports News after his side's Premier League win at Norwich on Sunday.

"Wayne ...

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