England v Belarus

Rooney withdraws from England squad

October 11, 2009
By Soccernet staff
England striker Wayne Rooney will miss Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier with Belarus because of a calf injury.

• Foster gets England call

The Manchester United forward picked up the injury during Saturday's 1-0 defeat away to Ukraine in the Dnipro Stadium and has withdrawn from the England squad.

After having the injury assessed at the Three Lions' training base in Hertfordshire, he has been sent back to Old Trafford for treatment. Rooney will now ...

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