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Andy Melville and Kit Symons
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last updated Saturday 19th May 2001, 12:49 PM
Andy Melville
Andy Melville
Fulham's Welsh stars Andy Melville and Kit Symons have been called to the Wales squad for their World Cup double header against Poland and Ukraine in June along with possible Fulham transfer target Tranmere youngster Jason Koumas.

Koumas is also eligible to play for Cyprus and England, but he was born in Wrexham, and following months discussions with Wales manager Mark Hughes had decided to commit himself to his homeland.

Kit Symons
Kit Symons
Andy is a regular in the Welsh defence should start again in both games. This means unfortunately that Kit is likely to be stuck on the subs bench again.

There is no place for veteran striker Dean Saunders who has retired from international football after a 15-year international career.

Saunders set a new caps record as an outfield player in the match with Armenia in March but has not been a regular in the Bradford side this term and now will not add to his 74 caps in June.

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Full Wales squad to play Poland (June 2, Cardiff) and Ukraine (June 6, Kiev)
World Cup qualifying matches:

Position/Player Club
Goalkeepers
P. Jones Southampton
Freestone  Swansea 
Ward  Notts County
Defenders   
Delaney Aston Villa
Jenkins Huddersfield 
Edwards  Preston
Melville Fulham 
Symons  Fulham 
Page  Watford 
Midfielders   
Barnard Barnsley
Pembridge Everton 
Davies  Tottenham 
Robinson Wolves
M Jones Leeds 
Savage  Leicester 
Koumas  Tranmere 
Speed Newcastle
Giggs  Man. Utd 
Forwards   
Roberts Norwich
Bellamy  Coventry 
Hartson  Coventry 
Blake Blackburn 
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