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Allardyce backs Carroll for England return

April 1, 2013
By ESPN staff
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll's double against West Brom on Saturday has put the 24-year-old in contention for a return to the England national team.

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Carroll was omitted from Roy Hodgson's squad for England's World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro last week, but bounced back with a brace in West Ham's 3-1 win at Upton Park.

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