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The Aston Villa striker and Manchester City defender depart from the squad ahead of their qualifier with Gary Speed's side due to groin and hamstring injuries respectively

Darren Bent and Micah Richards have returned to their clubs after pulling out of the England squad to play Wales due to injury.

The FA confirmed that defender Richards, who is believed to have picked up a hamstring injury, withdrew after training on Saturday and has returned to Manchester City for treatment.

Bent had not been able to train ahead of Friday's win over Bulgaria after a groin problem and has gone back to Aston Villa.

England recorded a 3-0 win away to Bulgaria thanks to a brace from Wayne Rooney and a first Three Lions goal for centre-back Gary Cahill.

No replacements have been called up to the England squad ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifying match at Wembley against Wales, who go into the match on a high after defeating Montenegro 2-1.

Darren Bent and Micah Richards have returned to their clubs ahead of the England match on Tuesday at home to Wales due to injury.

 

The FA confirmed that the defender withdrew during training on Saturday and has returned to Manchester City for treatment. It has been reported that he suffered a hamstring injury.

 

Bent had not been able to train ahead of Friday’s win over Bulgaria after a groin problem and has gone back to Aston Villa.

 

England on Friday recorded a 3-0 win away at Bulgaria with a front four of Theo Walcott, Ashley Young and Stewart Downing behind Wayne Rooney, while Chris Smalling started at right back

 

No replacements have been called to the England squad ahead of the Euro 2012 qualifying match at Wembley against Wales, who come into the match on a high after defeating Montenegro 2-1.

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