Friendly matches team news: 02/03/2010
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Dunne and Keane miss Emirates date
Republic of Ireland: Richard Dunne has pulled out of tonight's friendly against Brazil at the Emirates Stadium. The Aston Villa defender, who has 57 caps for Ireland, has been ruled out with an unspecified muscle injury. The on-loan Celtic striker Robbie Keane, has also withdrawn from the squad after aggravating a knee problem at the weekend.
Fletcher forced out of Czech game
Scotland: The Burnley striker, Steven Fletcher will miss tomorrow night's friendly against the Czech Republic. The 22-year-old suffered a broken bone in his hand while training with Scotland yesterday. The Rangers forward Lee McCulloch is also expected to miss the game after suffering a knock to his ankle in the Old Firm game against Celtic on Sunday.
Saha injury whets Cissé's appetite
France: Louis Saha, has withdrawn from the French squad for tomorrow's friendly against Spain with a thigh strain. The Everton striker had been set to win his first cap since November 2006 but will now be replaced for the game by Djibril Cissé. "I have crazy hunger," Cissé said. "The World Cup is the most important thing for me at the moment."
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