Football

Gerrard out of Belarus game

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Steven Gerrard will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Belarus on Wednesday because of a groin injury.

The Liverpool captain picked up the injury during Saturday's 1-0 defeat in Ukraine and limped out of Tuesday morning's training session.

England boss Fabio Capello told Tuesday's press conference: "He didn't finish training because the pain was the same as yesterday. He's going back to Liverpool."

Goalkeeper David James is also a doubt for Wednesday's Group Six clash at Wembley after missing Tuesday's training session.

"He had some problems with his knee," added Capello. "He's getting better, he'll stay with us and tomorrow we'll decide.

"I will speak with him tomorrow.

"The other players are fit. There are some little problems but not so big to be a problem."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
David James
Football
Premier League
Steven Gerrard
Liverpool

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again