Frank Lampard to sit out Euro 2012

May 31, 2012
By Associated Press
LONDON -- England midfielder Frank Lampard will miss the European Championship because of a thigh injury, the Football Association said.

Lampard was hurt during a training session Wednesday.

"It's a huge blow for the team," England manager Roy Hodgson said Thursday, especially following the loss of Gareth Barry on Monday because of a stomach injury. Hodgson also lost backup goalkeeper John Ruddy due to a broken finger.

Barry was replaced by defender Phil Jagielka. ...

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