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England Under 17s Squad Named For Early Season Tournament

John Peacock has named his squad to play in the St George’s Park International Tournament later this month.

Portugal, Italy and Turkey will also compete in the tournament that will be held at Hinckley United, Burton Albion and Northampton Town.

Peacock told thefa.com: “The likes of Portugal, Turkey and Italy will give us a very good benchmark as to our current standing in Europe. That said, this is a friendly tournament that will give all four teams a good chance to gauge the quality and depth of their squads.

“Our short term objective is to give all players an equal chance to show what they can do in this tournament,” he said.

“But our prime objective for this season is to once again qualify for the European U17 Championship Finals next May. We have an excellent track record in that competition over the last ten years, the highlight being winning it in Liechtenstein in 2010.

“All four teams will be working towards the Euros and having the chance to spend nine days training and playing in testing matches will be a big help, and a key reason why we always like to hold this tournament.” added the Head Coach.

Squad for St George’s Park International Tournament (29 Aug - 2 Sep)

Goalkeepers
Daniel Atkinson (Leeds United)

Angus Gunn (Manchester City)
Defenders
Josh Aina (Chelsea)

Max Clark (Hull City)

Callum Jones (West Bromwich Albion)

Connor Ogilvie (Tottenham Hotspur)

Ashley Smith-Brown (Manchester City)
Midfielders
Reece Brown (Birmingham City)

Kean Bryan (Manchester City)

Charlie Colkett (Chelsea)

Dan Crowley (Aston Villa)

Connor Hunte (Chelsea)

Bryn Morris (Middlesbrough)

Oluwaseyi Ojo (Liverpool)
Forwards
Mason Bennett (Derby County)

George Green (Everton)

Alex Kiwomya (Chelsea)

Jerome Sinclair (Liverpool)

 

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One thought on “England Under 17s Squad Named For Early Season Tournament

  1. Your posts are very interesting. For over 10 years I am watching youth football all over the world, it started when I was intensively playing Championship Manager (or newer Football Manager) series :)

    But I have a question about this post: what happened to Man Utd youth team? I do not see any of Red Devils players called up by Peacock to U-17 team? Do they really stopped producing high quality footballers? Or it is something else?

    Posted by Tomasz Dziurko | August 8, 2012, 6:47 am

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