Butland faces anxious wait on scan

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland is awaiting results of a scan on his injured ankle to determine whether he will feature again this season or at Euro 2016.

The 23-year-old hurt his ankle prior to being beaten by Toni Kroos from 25 yards out for Germany opener in their friendly against England in Berlin on Saturday.

Butland was replaced moments later by Fraser Forster as half-time approached, but was able to see the Three Lions pull off a superb 3-2 comeback win after Mario Gomez had doubled the world champions' lead early in the second half.

The England international was due for scans on Sunday, which will reveal the full extent of the injury and the time-frame for his return to action, with the European Championship in France on the horizon.

"Firstly, what a night to be involved in! An incredible and much deserved win against the World Cup winners, makes me proud to be English!" Butland wrote on Twitter.

"But my nature to not give up was my downfall, the injury I'll recover from but more importantly the experience I'll learn from!

"Thank you for all your messages, I'll be having a scan today to see the damage to my ankle and will work hard to get back fit! thank you!"

Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson is hopeful the keeper will make a swift recovery, saying: "You can never say how bad these are because they need to be assessed. We hope it is not serious but we have to wait."

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