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Injured Collins out of Wales’ World Cup qualifier

James Collins

James Collins made his Wales debut against Norway in 2004

West Ham defender James Collins has withdrawn from the Wales squad for their World Cup qualifier against Serbia on 12 November.

The 33-year-old, who has won 50 caps, has a calf injury and will be replaced by MK Dons defender Joe Walsh.

Defender Ben Davies is also out after picking up an injury playing for Spurs in the Champions League and Bristol City’s Adam Matthews will step in.

Wales are third in Group D, with Serbia top on seven points.