Jack Rodwell

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Pearce Names Sterling and Powell in England Under 21 Squad

Stuart Pearce has named a 26-man contingent that will play in a Euro 2013 play-off double header against Serbia. Raheem Sterling and Nick Powell are notable inclusions in Pearce’s squad that are bidding to reach their fourth successive finals tournament. Sterling has played a number of times for Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool side this season and … 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

Pearce Unhappy With Options

Stuart Pearce has admitted that he has never been able to pick “the best” bunch of Under-21s in any squad since taking charge almost four years ago. The Young Lions suffered a 2-1 defeat against Belgium on Monday as Pearce fielded a side without some of his top stars due to England’s internationals against Spain … Continue reading

Injuries Curse Under 21s

Five players have been withdrawn from the England Under 21s squad with injuries. Ahead of games with Iceland and Denmark, late knocks and bruises are taking their toll on the England side. Jack Rodwell, Henri Lansbury, Gary Hooper, Alex Smithies and Mark Davies will not make the trip as they’ve picked up knocks. Preparation for … Continue reading

England Fail To Take Chances as Italy Convert Last Minute Penalty

Italy Under 21s 1-0 England Under 21s England will leave Italy this evening feeling gutted as they lost by a single goal thanks to a late and needless penalty. The game was very long and boring in stages and it was on 87 minutes that Italy eventually broke the deadlock. It was a stonewall decision … Continue reading

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