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Flynn brings Collins in from the cold

Published: Friday 1 October 2010, 15.16CET
Brian Flynn has rung the changes in his first squad as Wales' caretaker manager, selecting teenage keepers David Cornell and Jonathan Bond, and calling Danny Collins back into the fold.
by Trevor Haylett
Flynn brings Collins in from the cold
Danny Collins (right) is in line for his first Wales appearance in over three years ©Getty Images
 
Published: Friday 1 October 2010, 15.16CET

Flynn brings Collins in from the cold

Brian Flynn has rung the changes in his first squad as Wales' caretaker manager, selecting teenage keepers David Cornell and Jonathan Bond, and calling Danny Collins back into the fold.

Brian Flynn has rung the changes in his first squad since taking over as Wales' caretaker manager, calling up uncapped teenage goalkeepers David Cornell and Jonathan Bond, and welcoming Danny Collins back into the international fold.

Stoke City FC defender Collins returns for the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers at home to Bulgaria on 8 October and away to Switzerland four days later after an absence of over three years. Collins fell out with former manager John Toshack, who stepped down after Wales lost their Group G opener 1-0 in Montenegro. Captain Craig Bellamy misses the double-header because of a knee injury.

Wales squad
Goalkeepers:
Wayne Hennessey (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Boaz Myhill (West Bromwich Albion FC), David Cornell (Swansea City FC), Jonathan Bond (Watford FC).

Defenders: Chris Gunter (Nottingham Forest FC), Neal Eardley (Blackpool FC), Ashley Williams (Swansea City FC), James Collins (Aston Villa FC), Danny Gabbidon (West Ham United FC), Danny Collins (Stoke City FC), Sam Ricketts (Bolton Wanderers FC), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City FC).

Midfielders: David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Andy King (Leicester City FC), Joe Allen (Swansea City FC), Brian Stock (Doncaster Rovers FC), Joe Ledley (Celtic FC), David Vaughan (Blackpool FC).

Forwards: Simon Church (Reading FC), Robert Earnshaw (Nottingham Forest FC), Ched Evans (Sheffield United FC), Steve Morison (Millwall FC), Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading FC).

Last updated: 04/12/12 11.00CET

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