Injured Ray Clemence England's latest casualty

England goalkeeping coach Ray Clemence is set to return home for surgery after snapping his Achilles tendon during the warm-up to the 1-1 draw with Group D rivals France.

The former Liverpool and Tottenham goalkeeper was seen standing on the touchlines with the aid of crutches, and England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed Clemence will need to fly back to England for surgery.

"Our hoodoo with injuries continues with Ray Clemence snapping his Achilles tendon in the warm-up," Hodgson told reporters.

"He's in an awful lot of pain and has to go back to England for an operation."

Clemence is a long-standing member of England’s backroom staff, and his injury in Donetsk comes after Gareth Barry, Frank Lampard, John Ruddy and Gary Cahill were all forced out of the tournament through injury.

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