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Allen withdraws from Wales squad

March 18, 2013
By Mike Whalley
Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen is set for shoulder surgery after pulling out of the Wales squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia.

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Allen revealed last week that he has been troubled by a shoulder problem for several years, and that it has started to get worse since last October.

The 23-year-old has been playing on through the injury, but Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that ...

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