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He led AutoMaidan protest movement that organised motorcades outside the houses of politicians and oligarchs

Lineker would like to see Michael Carrick in the side

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The former captain was critical of the poor passing on show in the World Cup qualifier

England’s Theo Walcott goes down under a tackle in Kiev

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International break may have taken toll on Arsenal midfielders

JACK WILSHERE: Gave the ball away far too often and lost his radar in the final third. Did not shy away but never got going. 5/10

Ukraine 0 England 0: Jack Wilshere says England expect to qualify for World Cup despite draw

Qualification remains in the Three Lions' hands

England manager Roy Hodgson feels the pressure last night

Comment: England again suffer from Sunday league ball retention in World Cup qualifier against Ukraine

Old problems continue to plague Roy Hodgson's side

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Rickie Lambert has scored in each of his two England games
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Ukraine v England: Ukraine's home boys and high wages are mirror image of Premier League

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The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 10 September 2013

Williams is not the retiring kind

England defender Kyle Walker apologises for "hippy crack" photographs - but will not face disciplinary action for inhaling nitrous oxide on night out

Tottenham right-back was out in Sheffield and has promised not to do it again after learning of the health risks that come with taking the legal high

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Frank Lampard desperate to sign off with World Cup swansong

Midfielder to win 100th England cap as he enters last season as international

Frank Lampard could win his 100th cap for England against Ukraine on Tuesday

Harry Redknapp was right – young Frank Lampard did turn out all right

After 14 years as an England player, Lampard is ready for a landmark in Kiev

The sporting week ahead (08/09/13)

Today

Hold-up man: Michael Carrick’s ball-retention skills may earn him the nod

Michael Carrick can be midfield key to England mastery

Roy Hodgson faces tricky choices for Tuesday's vital game against Ukraine

Roman Zozulya has been one of the keys to Ukraine’s resurgence this year and he remains in a streak of exceptional form

Ukraine will look to their Wayne Rooney clone, Roman Zozulya

He might look familiar as England play their crucial World Cup qualifier in Kiev

Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool (L) celebrates scoring their first goal

Daniel Sturridge ruled out of Ukraine qualifier with injury

Daniel Sturridge has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifier with Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday.

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