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CLARETS keeper Danny Coyne has been forced to pull out of the Wales squad to face Latvia in Riga tomorrow night. Coyne, who has played through the pain barrier for Burnley after picking up an ankle injury in the opening day draw with Sheffield United, will remain in Burnley for treatment as Mark Hughes men prepare for the forthcoming World Cup qualifying campaign.

He is one of six players to be ruled out, along with Cardiff Citys Danny Gabbidon, Rob Earnshaw and Paul Parry, Sunderlands John Oster and Leicesters Nathan Blake.

It is believed to be a precautionary measure though, and Coyne is expected to line up against Wolves at Turf Moor on Saturday, and make his 300th career league appearance.

Micah Hyde, however, is hoping to be involved as Jamaica take on the USA in Kingston in a Concacaf zone World Cup Qualifier tomorrow.

Jamaica also have to face Panama and El Salvador in the preliminary event.

Hyde flew out on Sunday after the 1-0 win at former club Watford, and he is expected back on Thursday, ahead of Saturdays home clash with Wolves.

Richard Chaplow left Vicarage Road proudly displaying England colours as he linked up with the Under 20 squad for a training camp at Champneys Springs, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, where he will be until today.

Chaplow made his England Under 21 bow in February at Hull against Holland, before adding an Under 19 cap in Germany the following month.

Michael Duff had been placed on standby for the Northern Ireland squad that faces Switzerland in Zurich tomorrow night, but with Lawrie Sanchez due to confirm his party for the trip yesterday, it appeared as though Duff will have to wait for his chance after an impressive start to life in the Championship.