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No New Injuries Ahead Of Montenegro Clash

England have managed to navigate the weeks training without picking up any new injuries.

Scott Heavey

Thankfully it looks as though England will be heading into the fixture against Montenegro with no new injury concerns.

We already know that Ashley Cole will miss the game due to a rib injury, however that injury happened to occur at a position that England are very strong in. Everton fullback Leighton Baines will slot into the position and England won't lose much if any quality depending on your viewpoint.

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs has been called up as a replacement for Cole for the fixture against Montenegro.

England Manager Roy Hodgson would not confirm that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge would parter Manchester United man Wayne Rooney up top, however you would expect that to happen.

Montenegro have not got off so lightly. They are expected to be without captain Mirko Vucinic, goalkeeper Miaden Bozovic, centre back Marko Basa and midfielder Miodrag Pekovic.