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Football: England call up Sterling for Poland tie

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England added Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling to their squad on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's final World Cup qualifier against Poland at London's Wembley Stadium.

The 18-year-old helped the England Under-21 team beat their San Marino counterparts 4-0 on Tuesday and already has one full England cap to his name after playing against Sweden last year.

His latest summons into the senior set-up came after England manager Roy Hodgson lost the services of Manchester United's Tom Cleverley before the 4-1 qualifying win over Montenegro at Wembley on Friday and then saw Kyle Walker collect a suspension during that match which ruled him out of Tuesday's fixture

Victory over Montenegro preserved England's lead at the top of European qualifying Group H and meant they will now secure a place at next year's World Cup finals in Brazil if they beat Poland.

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