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Venables says Chelsea grit can inspire England

Former Chelsea striker Terry Venables feels his old club can inspire England in the Euros.

Venables wrote in The Sun: "If ever we doubted England have the courage, resilience and determination to win Euro 2012 then we should only look at my first club.

"The way they overcame the odds to become European champions should inspire the Three Lions. Especially as three of the defenders who helped them get to the final and beat Bayern Munich - John Terry, Gary Cahill and Ashley Cole - are in Roy's squad.

"They have shown us the way and we can only hope it filters through to the rest of the squad."

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