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RC Lens Midfielder Included In Peacock’s England Squad

Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo is of Nigerian roots.

Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo is of Nigerian roots.

John Peacock today named his England Under 17 squad for this month’s Algarve Tournament.

The annual competition, held in Portugal, features a tough line-up consisting of Netherlands, Portugal and Germany this year.

There is a first call-up for RC Lens midfielder Taylor Moore. He plays his club football in France’s Championnat National U17.

Familiar names in Peacock’s squad come in the form of Patrick Roberts, who signed his first professional contract with Fulham earlier this week, and Oluwaseyi Ojo, who netted a brace against Blackburn in the Barclays U18 Premier League a couple of weeks ago for Liverpool.

Full squad: (from thefa.com)

Goalkeepers: Sam Howes (West Ham), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)

Defenders: Archie Edwards (Charlton Athletic), Max Lowe (Derby County), Tom Brewitt (Liverpool), Dael Fry (Middlesbrough), Joseph Gomez (Charlton Athletic), Callum Connolly (Everton), Mandela Egbo (Crystal Palace)

Midfielders: Lewis Cook (Leeds United), Taylor Moore (RC Lens), Kieran Dowell (Everton), Jordan Rossiter (Liverpool), Oluwaseyi Ojo (Liverpool), Joshua Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur)

Forwards: Patrick Roberts (Fulham), Giorgio Rasulo (MK Dons), Karl Ahearne-Grant (Charlton Athletic), Connor Mahoney (Blackburn Rovers), Demetri Mitchell (Manchester United)



About Tom Bennett

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