Davies and Collins miss Wales’ crunch Euro 2016 qualifer against Belgium

first_img Ben Davies and James Collins 1 Defenders Ben Davies and James Collins will miss Wales’ crunch Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium next month.Tottenham full-back Davies dislocated a shoulder at Southampton last month while West Ham centre-back Collins picked up a calf strain 10 days ago.Both Davies and Collins featured in Wales’ last qualifier – a 3-0 victory in Israel at the end of March – but have failed to recover in time for the Group B top-of-the-table clash with leaders Belgium at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12.Jonathan Williams (groin), Emyr Huws (knee) and George Williams (ankle) are also unavailable.Wales manager Chris Coleman has named a 23-man squad in which Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale and Arsenal playmaker Aaron Ramsey both feature.Leicester midfielder Andy King returns after serving a two-match ban for his red card in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Cyprus last October, while Newcastle defender Paul Dummett and Celtic’s Adam Matthews are included after injury.Wales squad: Goalkeepers: Hennessey (Crystal Palace), Fon Williams (Tranmere), Ward (Liverpool).Defenders: Williams (Swansea, capt), Chester (Hull), Gunter (Reading), Taylor (Swansea), Dummett (Newcastle), Matthews (Celtic), Richards (Swansea), Henley (Blackburn),Midfielders: Allen (Liverpool), Ledley (Crystal Palace), Ramsey (Arsenal), King (Leicester), Vaughan (Nottingham Forest), MacDonald (Bournemouth), Cotterill (Birmingham).Strikers: Robson-Kanu (Reading), Lawrence (Leicester), Bale (Real Madrid), Church (Charlton), Vokes (Burnley).last_img

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