England’s Henderson, Stirling out of Iceland match

Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling will miss England’s Nations League fixture against Iceland on Wednesday, the Football Association has announced.

Liverpool captain Henderson suffered a knock during Sunday’s loss away to Belgium, while Manchester City forward Sterling has withdrawn because of a calf problem.

An FA statement issued Monday said the two players had returned to their respective clubs for further assessment.

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England manager Gareth Southgate will now continue his preparations for his side’s final game of the year with a 22-man squad.

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