1 Jun 2009

Carrick out of England team for World Cup qualifiers

11:49 am on 1 June 2009

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has withdrawn with a foot injury from England's squad for the football World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Andorra.

Carrick will be replaced by Aston Villa's James Milner.

England, who top Group Six after five matches, play Kazakhstan away on June 6 and host Andorra on June 10 at Wembley.