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Keeper Kuszczak out of Euro 2008

Tomasz Kuszczak
Kuszczak hurt his spine in training

Poland goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak will miss Euro 2008 after injuring his back.

Kuszczak had an MRI scan in Graz, Austria on Friday after hurting his spine and doctors decided he would be unable to play for up to three weeks.

Poland coach Leo Beenhakker has asked Uefa to replace Kuszczak with Korona Kielce keeper Wojciech Kowalewski.

Manchester United keeper Kuszczak was fighting with Arsenal's Lukasz Fabianski for the number two slot in the squad behind Celtic's Artur Boruc.

On Thursday Poland lost midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski after he aggravated a hamstring injury and was replaced by Hertha Berlin's Lukasz Piszczek.

see also
Poland team guide
15 May 08 |  Poland
Poland stats and form guide
28 May 08 |  Poland
Pick your Poland XI
23 May 08 |  Poland

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