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The Independent: Awkward fall is a pain in the neck for John Terry and England before home clash against Ukraine

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Aug. 27, 2012, 11:26 a.m. | Sports — by The Independent

England's John Terry with Ukraine's football great Andriy Shevchenko during Euro 2012
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John Terry is a doubt for England's World Cup qualifying double-header against Moldova and Ukraine on 7 and 11 September after missing Chelsea's win over Newcastle United on Saturday with a stiff neck.

Roberto Di Matteo, the Chelsea manager, said Terry "fell last Wednesday [against Reading] and hit his head on the ground. He has a neck problem but hopefully it won't be long-term. I will have to monitor him in the next few days, the next week, and see how he recovers."

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