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Frank Lampard is targeting three points against Ukraine on Tuesday

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Glen Johnson of Liverpool challenges Manchester United's Danny Welbeck

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson ruled out for up to 10 weeks to add to Daniel Sturridge concerns as well as England injury crisis

Both Johnson and Sturridge missed Friday's international win over Moldova and will be absent for tonight's crucial qualifier against Ukraine

Rickie Lambert has scored in each of his two England games

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Mykhailo Fomenko keeps his answers short and silences long
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, of Zenit St Petersburg after four years with Bayern Munich, is the only Ukraine player based abroad

Ukraine v England: Ukraine's home boys and high wages are mirror image of Premier League

Two insular football nations face off in Kiev today with foreign-based talent at a premium

The win over Germany has given coach Joe Prunty and his men hope of advancing from Group A

Basketball: Team GB go crashing out against Ukraine

Great Britain missed the chance to make the second round of EuroBasket for the first time as they slipped to an 87-68 defeat at the hands of Ukraine in their final game in Ljubljana on Monday.

England fans warned after Kiev bar attack

England supporters in Kiev have been urged to be on their guard before and after tonight’s World Cup qualifier after three fans needed hospital treatment following a reportedly unprovoked attack in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday night.

A photo, taken with a mobile phone, shows an injured English soccer fan lying on a stretcher and surrounded by medical personnel, police and other people in central Kiev

England fans injured in Kiev after 'thirty hooded Ukrainians attack them with knives' ahead of World Cup qualifier

According to reports three Britons were taken to hospital following the incident

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

Basketball: GB on verge of history

Great Britain stand on the brink of reaching the second round of EuroBasket for the first time in the modern era after an 81-74 victory over Germany on Sunday.

Frank Lampard speaking to the media in advance of a likely 100th England cap

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 is targeting three points against Ukraine on Tuesday

World Cup qualifiers: Frank Lampard looking for victory against Ukraine as England midfielder targets 100th appearance

England's World Cup future lies in their hands after win against Moldova, but victory in Kiev is crucial if England are to top group

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

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