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WAYNE'S WORLD CUP HOPES WANE.

Byline: PHIL CADDEN

WAYNE HENNESSEY Wayne Hennessey (born January 24, 1987, Anglesey, Wales) is a Wales international footballer. His position is goalkeeper. He plays for Wolverhampton Wanderers - having progressed through the club's youth-team system.  is losing his battle to be fit for the start of Wales' World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign.

Boss Chris Coleman had hoped the Wolves goalkeeper would be available for their Group A opener versus Belgium on September 7, following cruciate cruciate /cru·ci·ate/ (kroo´she-at) cruciform.

cru·ci·ate or cru·cial
adj.
1. Having the form of a cross, as in certain ligaments of the knee.

2.
 knee ligament damage.

But first-choice stopper Hennessey (right), who suffered the injury at Sunderland in April, won't be ready for the crunch clash at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The 25-year-old - on 38 caps - is also expected to miss the trip to Serbia four days later and faces a race against time to make the October qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia. s the our ces a e to ober Scot-
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jul 22, 2012
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