Blaszczykowski blow for Poland

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Poland midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski has been ruled out of Euro 2008 following a recurrence of a hamstring injury.

The 22-year-old Borussia Dortmund player suffered the setback during training on Thursday and will not be fit for the group stage of the competition, a statement on the Polish Football Federation´s official website,, confirmed.

Coach Leo Beenhakker has called up Hertha Berlin forward Lukasz Piszczek as a replacement for Blaszczykowski.

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