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Burnley star Vokes avoiding planning his wedding and where his stag party will be

Date Posted,June 8, 2017

Sam Vokes says Wales duty has got him out of wedding planning and reckons Belgrade will be his stag party.

The Burnley forward didn’t want the season to end after five goals in his last five Premier League games.

But he has Wales’ crunch World Cup qualifier in Serbia tomorrow to look forward to after a two week training camp.

He has left all the last-minute wedding preparations to fiancee Maddie ahead of their big day next weekend.

But he has at least promised her a honeymoon before returning to Burnley in July for pre-season.

Vokes, 27, smiled: “I have left her at home taking care of it. I have been out of the way for two weeks so I am happy.

“We have a game Sunday to concentrate on and then I am sure I will be asked all the questions come Monday.

Vokes is currently away with Wales (Photo: PA)

“This is my stag do – where else better than Belgrade! But I don’t know if we’ll be able to have a drink afterwards because we are straight back on the flight.”

Wales need a result in Serbia at the Group D leaders to keep boost their fading World Cup hopes.

Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale and Aston Villa defender Neil Taylor are both suspended.

Defender James Collins of West Ham and midfielders Andy King of Leicester and Crystal Palace’s Jonny Williams are crocked.

Serbia are promising a red-hot welcome but Vokes insisted: “I love that to be honest with you.

Wales boss Chris Coleman (Photo: PA)

“I think it is the best place to go and play football with a group of your own fans over there.

“We are going over there into an intimidating atmosphere to take it on. It is something I am looking forward to.

“I remember playing in Russia for Wales, there were 40,000-50,000 in the ground and it seems to be at those Eastern European sides.

“But I buzz off that when you are an away team going into their end.”

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