Connor Wickham

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England Under 21s Thrash Scotland At Bramall Lane

England Under 21s overcame the shadow of poor performances and lacking mentalities that loomed over them following their disastrous European Championship performance this summer. Continue reading


Wickham Confident Of England Euro Chances

England Under 21 striker Connor Wickham is confident about his side’s chances in this month’s European Under 21 Championship. The tournament kicks off in Israel tomorrow evening where the host nation will play Norway, before England take on Italy in their Group A encounter. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: England U21s Convincingly Thrash Nine-Man Austria

England Under 21s are now unbeaten since November 2011 and haven’t conceded a goal in that period as they prepare themselves for this summer’s European Championship. Their latest victory came against nine-man Austria who they convincingly beat 4-0 last night.

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OPINION: Pearce’s England U21 Squad Provides Optimism But Holds Some Concerning Leaks

The Youth Radar’s Editor takes a look at Stuart Pearce’s England Under 21 squad. Continue reading

England U21 4-0 Sweden U21: Perfect Preparation for Pearce’s Lions

Thomas Ince (featured image) grabbed a brace as Stuart Pearce’s England Under 21s thrashed Sweden at Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium. Continue reading

Six Out Of Six For Pearce and England Under 21s

England Under 21s Tuesday night win against Northern Ireland meant it was six wins out of six in 2012 for Stuart Pearce and his Young Lions. Benik Afobe’s penalty added to Connor Wickham’s earlier effort to secure the win in the international friendly. Jack Robinson and Nick Powell of Liverpool and Manchester United respectively both … Continue reading

England Under 21s Reach Play-offs After Norway Win

England Under 21s beat Norway Under 21s by a single goal to reach the play-off round ahead of next year’s European Championship. Connor Wickham scored the only goal of the game for Stuart Pearce’s youngsters in a very close contest between the two nations. Prior to the game, results elsewhere guaranteed both sides a spot … Continue reading

Feature: Ipswich Town’s Recipe for Success

This feature comes from Canadian contributor Caleb Cousens. Caleb is 22-years-old and is a  Barcelona fan. He had previously wrote for In Bed With Maradona and World Soccer and now brings his writing to The Youth Radar. Sunday’s match between Manchester United vs Arsenal pitted two young sides against each other. The average ages of … Continue reading

Under 21s: Iceland Freeze Out England

England’s penultimate European Championship’s friendly match has ended in disappointment at the hands of Iceland. Nathan Delfouneso gave England the lead but Iceland struck either side of the interval to secure a win. Nevertheless, the game will give coach Stuart Pearce plenty to consider as he ponders over his final 23-man squad for the summer’s … Continue reading

Youth Round-Up: Wickham Fires in Hat-Trick

17-year-old Connor Wickham bagged a hat-trick against Doncaster Rovers last night as Ipswich gained their 13th point out of a possible 15. It is the youngster’s first senior hat-trick and he finished it off by converting a penalty. Elsewhere, the star of Monday’s FA Youth Cup fixture, Raheem Stirling, has earned a place in Liverpool’s … Continue reading

England’s Under 19s Beaten by a Single German Goal

England Under 19s 0-1 Germany Under 19s England Under 19s were beaten by a single goal last night at the hands of fierce rivals, Germany. A Denis Thomalla strike gave the away side the victory in front of a sell-out crowd at Chesterfield’s B2Net stadium. Thomalla was able to pounce on a loose ball after … Continue reading

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