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Shawcross told England days not over

February 6, 2013
By David Instone
Stoke City captain Ryan Shawcross has been told not to give up on his England dream despite his demotion from the squad for Wednesday's friendly against Brazil.

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After several near misses, Shawcross, 25, finally made his international debut as a substitute in the defeat in Sweden in November.

The Potters defender had hoped to keep his place in Roy Hodgson's squad for a game that marks the FA's 150th birthday celebrations, but the ...

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