Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Gerrard to miss Holland trip

Steven Gerrard has pulled out of the England squad for tomorrow night's friendly with Holland in Amsterdam.

The Liverpool skipper trained yesterday but felt a slight soreness in his groin and has withdrawn as a precaution.

The remainder of Fabio Capello's squad was able to make the short flight to the Netherlands, where they will be put through their paces at the Amsterdam Arena tonight.

Goalkeeper Ben Foster has already been replaced by Joe Hart after hurting his knee in Manchester United's Community Shield defeat to Chelsea on Sunday.

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