Under 16s

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Match Report: Northern Ireland Under 16s 0-5 England Under16s

Kenny Swain’s England Under 16s got off to a winning start in this year’s Victory Shield. Dungannon in Northern Ireland hosted their first match of the season and allowed the youngsters to celebrate an emphatic victory as well as a convincing overall display. Tom Brewitt, Demetre Mitchell, Jordan Rossiter and a double from substitute Callum … Continue reading

Montaigu Tournament: England Under 16s 2-2 Russia Under 16s (Russia Win on Penalties )

Kenny Swain’s young England side suffered heartbreak in the semi-finals of the Montaigu Tournament as they crashed out on penalties against Russia. The game finished 2-2 after 80 minutes with Russia grabbing a late equaliser and the match went straight to a penalty shoot-out. England won the tournament last year and their bid to retain … Continue reading

Montaigu Tournament: England Under 16s 1-0 Morocco Under 16s

England won their second game of the annual Montaigu Tournament as they beat Morocco 1-0. Jordan Sinclair scored the only goal of the game early on in the game as they built on Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Japan. He pounced in the eighth minute to put Kenny Swain’s side in front and the victory looked … Continue reading

Montaigu Tournament: England Under 16s 1-1 Japan Under 16s

England Under 16s kicked off their Montaigu Tournament campaign with a 1-1 draw against Japan. The Asian nation scored in the last minute to secure what seemed to be a victory but England hit back in stoppage time to salvage a draw. The game was relatively tight throughout and the game looked to be heading … Continue reading

Swain Names Squad for Montaigu Trip

Kenny Swain has named his squad for his side’s trip to France to take part in the annual Montaigu tournament. It is the 40th edition of the competition this year and as a one-off the tournament will host 12 teams as opposed to the usual 8. England have been drawn against Morrocco and Japan in … Continue reading

Spain Under 16s 0-1 England Under 16s

George Green’s single goal was enough to separate the two young sides in Las Rozas. Kenny Swain bought his side to Spain on the back of last year’s Victory Shield triumph and demonstrated the immaculate form that they took all the way through that campaign. Swain handed playing time to all the members of his … Continue reading

England Beat Scots to Reclaim Victory Shield

England have won the Victory Shield for the eleventh successive time with a 100% record thanks to a Jordan Brown brace. The Arsenal youngster opened the scoring early and extended England’s tally before half-time to capĀ a great night for Kenny Swain’s boys. A slip by Ryan Fulton in the Scotland goal allowed Brown to score … Continue reading

Swain Names Squad for Victory Shield Opener

England Under 16s manager Kenny Swain has named his squad for the Young Lions Sky Sports Victory Shield opener against Northern Ireland in October. The lads have won the competition for the previous eleven years and Swain will be keen to start with a win as they look to defend the title. Angus Gunn and … Continue reading

England Crowned Champions in Montaigu

The England squad line-up for their group match against Uruguay England Under 16s have beat France in the final of the Montaigu Tournament. Penalties decided the victor of this year’s tournament and England cooly won the shoot-out to be crowned champions England’s draw against Guinea on Saturday saw their place in the final secured after … Continue reading

England Looking Strong in Montaigu

England Under 16s have celebrated wins over Uruguay and UAE in the current Montaigu Tournament. Their first victory came on Wednesday against Uruguay as the Young Lions won by a convincing five goal margin without reply. Kenny Swain’s side had a dream start as Southampton defender Luke Shaw put them ahead in the first minute. … Continue reading

England Prepare For French Tournament

Kenny Swain has selected his Under 16s side to take part in the Montaigu Tournament later this month. The French tournament will be held from 20-25th April in the town. England have just came off the back of winning the Sky Sports Victory Shield and will have every reason to go into the tournament confident. … Continue reading

England Retain Victory Shield

England have retained their tenth successive Victory Shield thanks to a win over Scotland. The Young Lions recorded a 2-1 victory over their northern counterparts to secure the victory. Going into the game, it seemed close between the two sides. England could only lift the shield with a win whilst Scotland would win the tournament … Continue reading

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