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Kenny "gutted" to miss out on England's win in Belgium
Kenny Davis said he was “gutted” after being denied a chance to win his fourth England shirt.
The Braintree Town skipper had been due to play for England C in their crunch International Challenge Trophy (ICT) group decider in Belgium last night.
But he has had to withdraw from Paul Fairclough’s squad due to shin splints that kept him out of the Iron’s 2-1 Blue Square Bet Premier defeat at Macclesfield Town on Saturday.
And he will have his fitness assessed ahead of this weekend’s trip to Mansfield.
England won the game 2-1, but was a bitter blow for the Iron midfielder as he had been looking to play his part in helping the country’s under-23 non-league international team to take their place in the ICT semi-finals.
Davis said: “I’m gutted to tell you the truth, for myself and also my family as they were coming out to see me.
“It’s never a good time to get injured, but I’m gutted with the timing of this one."
Despite now being 24, Davis said he would be eligible to continue playing for England in any part of the knockout phase of the ICT as he had started in the tournament when he was still 23.
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