Middlesbrough's Downing determined to break back into England squad

Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing is determined to force his way back into Fabio Capello's England plans.

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Downing was selected for Capello's provisional 30-man squad for Wednesday's friendly with Switzerland only to not make the final cut.

He insists he will not complain about being left out and has vowed to work hard in his bid to add to his 16 England caps.

"That's football, there's no point moaning about it," Downing told Sky Sports News. "I've just got to get my head down and keep playing well, and hopefully Fabio Capello will pick me again.

"There is no point whinging and moaning, and going in the papers saying this and that, you might as well get your head down and keep playing.

"That's what he's looking for. He's looking for performances on the field and that's the only way I can do my talking."

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