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Defoe and Carrick out for England

February 4, 2013
By ESPN staff and David Instone
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe and Manchester United's Michael Carrick are out of the England squad to face to Brazil - and Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge may be withdrawn too.

Defoe had to be substituted in the first half of Spurs' 1-0 win at West Brom after a challenge from Shane Long, while the FA announced that Carrick was suffering from a hip injury and would not join Roy Hodgson's squad ahead of the game at Wembley.

Sturridge was replaced late in his team's 2-2 draw ...

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