Jack Butland

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Butland Excited For Opportunities Euro Tournament Can Bring

Jack Butland says players should relish the chance of impressing in this summer’s European Under 21 Championship Continue reading

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

Jack Butland Looks To Be Heading For The South Coast

Southampton are looking like the favourites to sign 19-year-old goalkeeper Jack Butland. The highly-rated England stopper is wanted by Liverpool and Everton but the Merseyside pair look to be beaten to Butland’s signature by Nigel Adkin’s side. Saints bid £6million for Butland last summer but now Birmingham City’s finances are in trouble it looks like … Continue reading

England Youngsters Have Best Goalkeepers In Years

Martin Thomas, England Under 21s goalkeeping coach has hailed the current crop of youngsters as the best in years. Thomas has worked the likes of Joe Hart through the ranks on the international scene but believes the up and coming Jack Butland could be one of the brightest talents this country has ever produced. He … Continue reading

England Under 21s Squad Named

Stuart Pearce has named his 23-man squad to take on Azerbaijan and Norway in the next fortnight. England currently sit 2 points clear at the top of their European Championship qualifying group and wins against Azerbaijan in Baku and Norway at Chesterfield would see the Young Lions reach the play-off round. The play-offs take place … Continue reading

Jack Butland Receives Euro Call Up

19-year-old Jack Butland has replaced Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy in England’s Euro 2012 squad after the Canaries’ goalkeeper pulled out with a broken finger. Butland was initially named on the stand-by list despite being uncapped and spending most of last season on-loan at Cheltenham Town in League Two where he kept 11 clean sheets … Continue reading

Pearce Names Squad for Iceland and Belgium Tests

Stuart Pearce has named his squad that will face Iceland and Belgium in their European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Campaign. The first game takes place at Colchester’s Weston Homes Stadium next Thursday night against Iceland. The side will then face Belgium on 14th November at RAEC Mons. England currently hold a three-point lead at the top … Continue reading

England Scrape Through to Knockout Stages

Another 0-0 draw sees England qualify for the knockout stages of this year’s FIFA Under 20 World Cup. Mexico were the unfortunate side to be held by England as Brian Eastick’s side drew their third successive game without scoring or conceding. Both sides found the conditions a real struggle as a hot and humid Colombia begins … Continue reading

England Draw Despite Strong Performance

  England have held one of the favourites to win the FIFA Under 20 World Cup to a goalless draw in Colombia. Argentina came into the game as strong favourites but Brian Eastick’s side produced a strong and fluid performance in order to grab a point. The Young Lions could have even won the game … Continue reading

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