Euro 2016: Collins, Dummett and Evans out of Wales squad

James Collins in Belgium v Wales' World Cup qualifier in 2013
West Ham defender James Collins had a scan on Monday
Euro 2016 qualifying: Wales v Bosnia-Hercegovina
Venue:Cardiff City StadiumDate:Friday, 10 OctoberKick-off:19:45 BST
Coverage:Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru & online

Defenders James Collins and Paul Dummett and midfielder Lee Evans are out of Wales' Euro 2016 qualifiers against Bosnia-Hercegovina and Cyprus because of injury.

West Ham's Collins, 31, had a scan on Monday and did not join the Wales squad in Cardiff due to a groin injury.

Wolves midfielder Evans 20, is out with a hamstring injury and Dummett of Newcastle United has a muscular injury.

Declan John of Cardiff City and Crawley Town's Joe Walsh have been called up.

Collins missed the opening Euro 2016 qualifier in Andorra which his side won 2-1 thanks to two Gareth Bale goals.

The centre-back will miss the matches against Bosnia-Hercegovina on Friday, 10 October and Cyprus three days later after suffering an injury during training last Friday,

Would-be Wales debutant Evans revealed on social media on Tuesday that he will not play.

Evans tweeted: "Disappointed to have to head home from the Welsh camp! Hopefully my time with Wales will come again."

The former Newport County player suffered a hamstring injury during Wolves' 3-1 defeat by Huddersfield on 1 October.

The three withdrawals added to manager Chris Coleman's injury headaches as Wales will also be without key midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen for the qualifiers.

However, Real Madrid winger Bale joined the squad on Monday and says he is looking forward to playing his part.

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