BBC Sport: Ukraine's Blokhin names squad for World Cup qualifier against England

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Aug. 23, 2012, 5:07 p.m. | Sports — by BBC

Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin
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Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has named a familiar-looking squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Group H rivals England at Wembley next month.

Ten players who started Ukraine's 1-0 defeat by England at Euro 2012 are included for the 11 September clash.However, Blokhin cannot call on the services of Andriy Shevchenko following the 35-year-old striker's retirement from football last month.

Dynamo Kyiv and Shakhtar Donetsk are represented by six players each.

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