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Cole out, Terry struggling

September 8, 2012
By ESPN staff
England defender Ashley Cole has been ruled out of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine, whilst John Terry faces a race to be fit.

• Terry injury scare

Cole, 31, is suffering from an ankle injury, which forced him to sit out Friday's 5-0 win over Moldova.

The left-back was called-up to the original squad by Roy Hodgson, but returned to his club, Chelsea, for physiotherapy in the hope he could recover in time for the Ukraine match.

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