FA confirm Liverpool's Sturridge out of England qualifier

The FA have confirmed Liverpool striker Danny Sturridge is out of England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.

The FA have confirmed Liverpool striker Danny Sturridge is out of England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.

Sturridge aggravated a thigh injury in Liverpool's triumph over Manchester United last weekend.

"The FA can confirm that Daniel Sturridge will not return to the England squad ahead of the World Cup qualifier with Ukraine on Tuesday," said the FA in a statement.

"Club England medical staff have been in constant contact with their counterparts at Liverpool Football Club since he returned there on Thursday, his injury has not progressed as had been hoped and it is now clear that Sturridge will not be fit for the match in Kiev on Tuesday evening."

 
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