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Injured Herd forced to wait

August 14, 2012
By ESPN staff
Aston Villa's Chris Herd must wait to make his full international debut after withdrawing from Australia's squad to take on Scotland in a friendly.

Herd, 23, has picked up a thigh strain and also withdrew from two previous squads due to injury. The midfielder will not travel with the team to Edinburgh as Australia prepare to face Scotland for the first time since 2000, when Frank Farina's side won 2-0 at Hampden Park.

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has not named a replacement ...

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