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England will be without left back Ashley Cole for its penultimate World Cup qualifier against Montenegro on Friday.
Cole complained of a rib problem during Chelsea's Premier League victory at Norwich on Sunday and scans Monday confirmed he won't be fit for the match at Wembley Stadium.
But he could be available for the key qualifier against Poland next week after receiving treatment at Chelsea.
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs has been added to Roy Hodgson's squad, although Leighton Baines is expected to start against Montenegro after his strong start to the season for Everton.
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England will be without left back Ashley Cole for its penultimate World Cup qualifier against Montenegro on Friday due to a rib injury.
Cole complained of the problem during Chelsea 's Barclays Premier League victory at Norwich on Sunday and went for a scan on Monday morning which has confirmed the full-back will not be able to play in the first match of England's double...
The England left-back Ashley Cole is set for a scan on a rib injury suffered in the 3-1 win at Norwich City on Sunday afternoon the Chelsea manager José Mourinho has confirmed.
Cole was substituted with 15 minutes remaining at Carrow Road for tactical reasons but Mourinho revealed the player later complained of a problem and so would be examined but he does not expect any major...
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