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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Was keen to impress having not played much club football. Good ideas and was enthusiastic. 6

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Michael Carrick: Helped England to keep the ball better than they often do. Set the tempo with impressive range of passing 6
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Donations surge crashes Help For Heroes website

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Gary Cahill, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole to return from USA early to feature against Republic of Ireland and Brazil

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