Six Nations 2014: England unchanged with Ben Youngs out

Ben Youngs

The England squad is unchanged for Saturday's Six Nations game against Scotland, with scrum-half Ben Youngs one of 10 players released.

Gloucester wing Jonny May is fit to play despite breaking his nose in the narrow defeat to France, while Courtney Lawes has overcome cheekbone bruising.

Owen Farrell is the only specialist fly-half, with Bath's George Ford and Gloucester's Freddie Burns released.

Danny Care and Lee Dickson are the two number nines in the squad.

Coach Stuart Lancaster says the same players deserve a second chance after coming back from 13 points behind to lead 24-19 in the second half in Paris, before losing out 26-24 to a late Gael Fickou try.

"We were disappointed by the result against France, but very proud of many aspects of the performance," he said. "We want to give the same 23 the opportunity to build on that against Scotland."

England squad

Forwards: David Attwood (Bath Rugby), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints), Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

Backs: Brad Barritt (Saracens), Mike Brown (Harlequins), Luther Burrell (Northampton Saints), Danny Care (Harlequins), Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Alex Goode (Saracens), Jonny May, (Gloucester Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby).

Returning to clubs:

Chris Ashton (Saracens), Freddie Burns (Gloucester Rugby), Kyle Eastmond (Bath Rugby), George Ford (Bath Rugby), Matt Kvesic (Gloucester Rugby), Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs), Matt Mullan (London Wasps), Ed Slater (Leicester Tigers), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

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