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England lose star-studded XI to injury

England are missing a virtual first-choice XI for their crunch Euro2008 qualifier double-header against Israel and Russia.

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is latest star to be ruled out after breaking down in training yesterday with a thigh injury.

Those missing just shows how big a battle Steve McClaren and Terry Venables face next week:

England's crocked XI:

Ben Foster (Manchester United)

Gary Neville (Manchester United)  Jon Woodgate (Middlesbrough)  Ledley King (Spurs)  Wayne Bridge (Chelsea)

David Beckham (LA Galaxy)  Frank Lampard (Chelsea)  Kieron Dyer (West Ham)  Aaron Lennon (Spurs)

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)  Darren Bent (Spurs)

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