Release Date: 03/10/2011
NORTHERN Ireland captain Aaron Hughes has been ruled out of the final two Euro 2012 qualifiers as a result of a groin injury.
Josh McQuoid (virus) and Jamie Ward (hamstring) will also miss the games against Estonia and Italy.
Meanwhile, Jonny Evans has an ankle injury and is doubtful for the games.
Preston North End defender Conor McLaughlin has been called into the squad.
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