Young Lions 2018-2019

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  1. Nov 3, 2018
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    And they have won the Val-de-Marne Tournament :).....4-1 win against Japan.
    You mean last year in the U15 group?

    Because the results as U16 are
    Croatia 2-0
    Croatia 0-0
    Scotland 1-0
    Turkey 2-1
    France 3-1
    Austria 4-2
    Japan 4-1
  2. Nov 3, 2018
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    I was basing it from the last years 15s yes. They have done well to win that tournament. Be interesting to see if we can keep Dembele and Barry.
  3. Nov 3, 2018
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    I saw now the 2017 results.....wow :lol:

    Barry has already played for Ireland so hopefully yes.
  4. Nov 3, 2018
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    Morgan Gibbs-White looked excellent when coming on today. Really exciting.
  5. Nov 4, 2018
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    I came here to post exactly that. The kid looks special.
  6. Nov 6, 2018
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    3-1 win for England (with ten men for 35 minutes)....Greenwood, Elliott and Mighten were goalscorers.

    Livramento, Sarmiento, Mengi and Okoflex aren't in the squad.

    Also no Joe Hodge because he has chosen to play this time for Ireland.



    Other games
    November 11: Germany
    November 14: Czech Republic
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2018
  8. Nov 8, 2018
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    Cirkin was sent off for England and there was a bit of a flare up between the two sides.
  9. Nov 9, 2018
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    U21
    Squad
    Goalkeepers

    Dean Henderson (Sheffield United, loan from Manchester United)
    Angus Gunn (Southampton)
    Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)
    Defenders
    Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace)
    Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham Hotspur)
    Jake Clarke-Salter (Vitesse Arnhem, loan from Chelsea)
    Dael Fry (Middlesbrough)
    Ezri Konsa (Brentford)
    Fikayo Tomori (Derby County, loan from Chelsea)
    Jay Dasilva (Bristol City, loan from Chelsea)
    Midfielders
    Lewis Cook (Bournemouth)
    Tom Davies (Everton)
    Phil Foden (Manchester City)
    Josh Onomah (Sheffield Wednesday, loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
    Kieran Dowell (Everton)
    Forwards
    Dominic Solanke (Liverpool)
    Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton)
    Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa, loan from Chelsea)
    Demarai Gray (Leicester City)
    Ademola Lookman (Everton)
    Reiss Nelson (Hoffenheim, loan from Arsenal)
    Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham)
    Harvey Barnes (West Bromwich Albion, loan from Leicester)

    Games (Friendlies)
    November 15: Italy
    November 20: Denmark

    U20
    Squad
    Goalkeepers

    Will Huffer (Leeds United)
    Aaron Ramsdale (Bournemouth)
    Nathan Trott (West Ham United)
    Defenders
    Tom Edwards (Stoke City)
    Reece James (Wigan Athletic, loan from Chelsea)
    Ben Wilmot (Watford)
    Easah Suliman (FC Emmen, loan from Aston Villa)
    Trevoh Chalobah (Ipswich Town, loan from Chelsea)
    Lloyd Kelly (Bristol City)
    Midfielders
    Ronaldo Vieira (Sampdoria)
    Sam Field (West Bromwich Albion)
    Joe Willock (Arsenal)
    Eberechi Eze (Queens Park Rangers)
    Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough)
    Elliot Embleton (Grimsby Town, loan from Sunderland)
    Andre Dozzell (Ipswich Town)
    Forwards
    Eddie Nketiah (Arsenal)
    George Hirst (OH Leuven)
    Grady Diangana (West Ham United)
    Kyle Edwards (West Bromwich Albion)
    Adam Lewis (Liverpool)

    Games (Elite League)
    November 19: Germany

    U19
    Squad
    Goalkeepers

    Curtis Anderson (Manchester City)
    Josef Bursik (Hednesford Town, loan from Stoke City)
    Billy Crellin (Fleetwood Town)
    Defenders
    Max Aarons (Norwich City)
    Tariq Lamptey (Chelsea)
    Jonathan Panzo (AS Monaco)
    Timothy Eyoma (Tottenham Hotspur)
    Marc Guehi (Chelsea)
    Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)
    Steven Sessegnon (Fulham)
    Jake Vokins (Southampton)
    Midfielders
    Conor Gallagher (Chelsea)
    Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
    Rekeem Harper (West Bromwich Albion)
    Nya Kirby (Crystal Palace)
    George McEachran (Chelsea)
    Forwards
    Danny Loader (Reading)
    Stephen Walker (Middlesbrough)
    Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea)
    Emile Smith-Rowe (Arsenal)
    Ian Poveda-Ocampo (Manchester City)

    Games (European Championships - Qualifying Round 1)
    November 14: Moldova
    November 17: Iceland
    November 20: Turkey

    U18
    Squad
    Goalkeeepers

    Luca Ashby-Hammond (Fulham)
    Arthur Okonkwo (Arsenal)
    Marcus Dewhurst (Gainsborough Trinity, loan from Sheffield United)
    Defenders
    Vontae Daley-Campbell (Arsenal)
    Nathaniel Ogbeta (Manchester City)
    Ajibola Alese (West Ham United)
    Pascal Kpohomouh (Southampton)
    Clinton Mola (Chelsea)
    Luke Thomas (Leicester City)
    Midfielders
    Daniel Adshead (Rochdale)
    Faustino Anjorin (Chelsea)
    Anthony Gordon (Everton)
    Paris Maghoma (Tottenham Hotspur)
    Bali Mumba (Sunderland)
    Forwards
    Sam Greenwood (Arsenal)
    Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal)
    Folarin Balogun (Arsenal)
    Curtis Jones (Liverpool)
    Arvin Appiah (Nottingham Forest)
    Morgan Whittaker (Derby County)

    Games (Murcia Tournament)
    November 15: Netherlands
    November 17: Ireland
    November 19: Belgium
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  10. Nov 9, 2018
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    Cool to see Tino Anjorin make the 18s. He's one to watch for sure.
  11. Nov 11, 2018
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    2-2 against the germans.
  12. Nov 12, 2018
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    Another quality prospect from the u17 world Cup winning squad who along with Foden, Sancho, Hudson-Odoi, Panzo and Brewster will make England very competitive in future tournaments.
  13. Nov 13, 2018
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    Nearly scored a stunner in the 95th minute to give Wolves the win at the weekend.

  14. Nov 14, 2018
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    The U19's have won 4-0 against Moldova this morning to start their qualificiation.....goalscorers were Gallagher, Loader, Saka and Sessegnon.

    Iceland have beaten Turkey 2-1 in the other game.

    Starting XI
    Bursik - Lamptey, Panzo, Guehi, Sessegnon - Gibbs-White, Gallagher, McEachran - Smith-Rowe, Loader, Hudson-Odoi
    Subs
    Kirby -> Gibbs-White 70
    Poveda-Ocampo -> Smith-Rowe 70
    Saka -> Hudson-Odoi 70
    Walker -> Loader 82
    Eyoma -> Guehi 85
    Bench
    Anderson, Crellin, Aarons, Vokins & Harper
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2018
  15. Nov 14, 2018
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    The U17s winning streak came to a disappointing end with draws against Germany and the Czech Republic in the mini tournament. Germany won the tournament of GD by beating Ireland by one more goal than England did.
  16. Nov 14, 2018
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    Do you have the line-ups?
  17. Nov 14, 2018
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    I haven’t seen it on any of my usual sources, sorry.
  18. Nov 14, 2018
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    Lloyd Kelly (Bristol City) has made the step up from U20 to U21 this week. He's a player I've tracked a lot and he really has so much promise. I'm interested to see how he does.

    Would love nothing more than to see him signed as a young backup to Shaw, similar to the Dalot signing. I genuinely think he has enough potential. I think he'll end up at someone like Everton/Watford next season.
  19. Nov 15, 2018
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    The Young Lions are 2-1 up after 60 minutes.....Solanke with both goals for England and Mois Kean has scored for Italy.

    I still hope any stupid club in China or wherever wants Boothroyd in the next weeks.

    Starting XI
    Henderson - Walker-Peters, Tomori, Clarke-Salter, Dasilva - Foden, Cook, Davies - Gray, Solanke, Sessegnon
    Subs
    Kelly -> Clarke-Salter 2
    Nelson -> Gray 64
    Calvert-Lewin -> Solanke 64
    Dowell -> Davies 70
    Abraham -> Sessegnon 70
    Bench
    Gunn & Woodman
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2018
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    The kid is special. I know everyone is getting moist about Neves (and rightly so), but I'd happily take Gibbs-White instead.
  21. Nov 15, 2018
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    The U18's have played 2-2 against the Netherlands in the Murcia Tournament.....England's goalscorers were Adshead and John-Jules.
    Ashby-Hammond saw the red card after just three minutes.....England still were 2-0 up after 18 minutes......a shame the result was a draw in the end.

    Next match is against Belgium on Saturday.

    Irleand have won 2-1 against Belgium in the other match.

    Starting XI
    Ashby-Hammond - Daley-Campbell, Ogbeta, Kpohompouh, Thomas - Anjorin, Gordon, Adshead - Jones, John-Jules, Appiah
    Subs
    Okonkwo -> Gordon 6
    Maghoma -> Anjorin 74
    Mumba -> Adshead 74
    Balogun -> Jones 84
    Bench
    Dewhurst, Binks, Mola, Whittaker & Lloyd-Bennett
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2018
  22. Nov 15, 2018
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    Sorry, looked like my match report was only half done!
  23. Nov 15, 2018
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    Great game between Italy and England 21s. England took the win but it could have gone either way with both teams having lots of chances. United’s Dean Henderson was fantastic in goal. Lewis Cook was excellent too. I thought England played the better technical football especially round the box. Kean looked awesome for Italy, so powerful and with some quality too.
  24. Nov 17, 2018
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    You are writing match reports?

    Anyway the subs of the U18 match in my post were wrong.....updated.
    I think they can/should play much better football but that isn't possible with Boothroyd (He's like Löw).

    Just two CB's in the squad (Fry and Konsa have withdrawn) was a terrible decision too......Tuanzebe or at least Chalobah (Holgate must leave Everton in January) should be in the squad.

    Henderson has improved so much that is really amazing :drool:......just a shame Gunn has made the wrong decision with the Southampton move and Woodman can't leave Newcastle.
  25. Nov 17, 2018
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    Boothroyd is a poor coach no question. I do think they've looked better with Foden and Nelson in the team though, more fluid and technical in attacking areas. I think they did well overall against Italy. They went away from home and won, you can't have it all your own way in those conditions. That said, a controlling midfielder like Garner would improve the side. Cook and Davies are at a good level but don't control the game so it can be a bit up and down.

    I don't write reports, I just picked up a Dutch one that was from when England were 2-0 up, my fault for not translating it!
  26. Nov 18, 2018
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    Well of course a 2-1 away win in Italy is fantastic and it was a good performance.....but like i've said i still think the team could play so much better with the right coaching.

    Yep a loan move for Garner next season is very important.
  27. Nov 18, 2018
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    The U18's have won 3-1 against Ireland in the second match of the Murcia Tournament.....John-Jules with two goals and Balogun with the other goal......England were behind til the 75th minute.
    Interesting that Ashby-Hammond was available after his red card in the first game.

    The last match is against Belgium on Monday.

    Belgium 2-2 Netherlands in the other game.

    Table (after two games)
    1) England--...--4 5-3
    2) Ireland.........3 3-4
    3) Netherlands..2 4-4
    4) Belgium..--..-1 3-4

    Starting XI
    Ashby-Hammond - Daley-Campbell, Ogbeta, Binks, Thomas - Gordon, Maghoma, Mumba - Whittaker, Balogun, Lloyd-Bennett
    Subs
    Mola -> Gordon 58
    Appiah -> Whittaker 58
    Jones -> Lloyd-Bennett 58
    John-Jules -> Maghoma 58
    Adshead -> Mumba 81
    Bench
    Okonkwo, Dewhurst, Kpohompouh & Anjorin
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    The U19's have won 3-1 too against Iceland in their Euro qualification.....goalscorers were Sessegnon (The LB already scored in the first game) and two goals from Walker.

    The last match is against Turkey on Tuesday.

    Turkey have won 3-0 against Moldova in the other game.

    Table (after two games...the first two are reaching the next stage of the qualification in March)
    1) England----6 7-1
    2) Iceland......3 3-4
    3) Turkey.......3 4-2
    4) Moldova.---0 0-7

    Starting XI
    Bursik - Aarons, Eyoma, Guehi, Sessegnon - Gibbs-White, Gallagher, Harper - Smith-Rowe, Walker, Hudson-Odoi
    Subs
    Loader -> Gibbs-White 78
    Kirby -> Gallagher 86
    Poveda-Ocampo -> Smith-Rowe 86
    Saka -> Hudson-Odoi 90+1
    Vokins -> Sessegnon 90+1
    Bench
    Anderson, Crellin, Lamptey, Panzo & McEachran
  28. Nov 19, 2018
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    :lol:
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    Another title for a Young Lions team :D after the 3-1 win against Belgium......John-Jules, Anjorin and Appiah were the goalscorers.

    And that all without Greenwood, Garner, Saka, Laird, Alese and Crowe.

    Ireland 1-0 Netherlands was the result in the other game.

    Table
    1) England--...--7 8-4
    2) Ireland.........6 4-4
    3) Netherlands..2 4-5
    4) Belgium..---.-1 4-7

    Starting XI
    Ashby-Hammond - Daley-Campbell, Ogbeta, Binks, Mola - Anjorin, Mumba, Adshead - Jones, John-Jules, Appiah
    Subs
    Thomas -> Daley-Campbell 46
    Maghoma -> Adshead 46
    Balogun -> John-Jules 46
    Kpohompouh -> Ogbeta 60
    Whittaker -> Jones 60
    Gordon -> Anjorin 73
    Lloyd-Bennett -> Appiah 73
    Bench
    Okonkwo & Dewhurst
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    The U20's have won 2-0 against Germany in the Elite League.....goalscorers were J.Willock and Nmecha.

    Great to see it was a sell-out crowd (7,648) in Colchester.

    Table
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    Two more games against Poland and Portugal next year.

    Starting XI
    Ramsdale - James, Chalobah, Suliman, Lewis - Dozzell, Field, J.Willock - Diangana, Nketiah, Embleton
    Subs
    Tavernier -> Dozzell 64
    Ronaldo Vieira -> Field 64
    Nmecha -> Embleton 64
    Eze -> Diangana 73
    Downes -> Willock 89
    Bench
    Trott, Huffer, T.Edwards, Wilmot & K.Edwards
  30. Nov 20, 2018
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    U19s lose to Turkey away so will be second seeds in elite qualifying. Strange thing was that Gibbs-White, Hudson Odoi and Smith-Rowe all started on the bench against a good Turkey side. Perhaps the manager has a thing about double barrel names.
  31. Nov 21, 2018
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    Starting XI
    Bursik - Lamptey, Eyoma, Panzo, Vokins - McEachran, Kirby, Harper - Poveda-Ocampo, Loader, Walker
    Subs
    Gibbs-White -> Loader 46
    Saka -> Kirby 65
    Sessegnon -> Vokins 71
    Gallagher -> Harper 71
    Hudson-Odoi -> Poveda-Ocampo 82
    Bench
    Anderson, Crellin, Aarons, Guehi & Smith-Rowe
    Pot 3 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_UEFA_European_Under-19_Championship_qualification#Draw_2)

    To rest many of the best players against the best opponent was just :houllier:

    But good news that Sancho, Nelson, R.Sessegnon or Foden are still available for the age group ;)
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    A better result for the U21's with a 5-1 win in Denmark.......2x Solanke, 2x Calvert-Lewin and Gray were the goalscoreres.

    Tuanzebe's U21 career is definitely over.....Konsa was still injured a few days ago :lol:

    Starting XI

    Henderson - Walker-Peters, Konsa, Simpson, Dasilva - Foden, Cook, Dowell - Nelson, Solanke, Gray
    Subs
    Kelly -> Dasilva 62
    Calvert-Lewin -> Foden 62
    Tomori -> Walkers-Peters 73
    Davies -> Cook 73
    Sessegnon -> Gray 73
    Bench
    Gunn, Woodman & Abraham
  32. Nov 21, 2018
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    Results for the U21-U16 (September -> November)
    Games: 44
    Wins: 35
    Draws: 7
    Loses: 2
    Goal scored: 118
    Goals conceded: 36
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    Saka (17) impressed on his full senior debut for Arsenal.



    Hudson Odoi impressed again in the EL.

  34. Dec 15, 2018
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    I was just thinking about Guardiola's influence on the national teams of the countries in which he manages.

    Barcelona from 2008 to 2012. Spain win a World Cup and 2 Euros. They played Pep-ball.

    Bayern from 2013 to 2016. Germany win a World Cup. Again, they played Pep-ball.

    City from 2016 to present. England have their best tournament in decades and our style of play has improved hugely on what came before. Not quite playing Pep-ball, but getting there.

    If Pep's coaching methods can continue to have an influence on his squad (and by extension City's England players), I think there's potential to build on what happened in Russia.

    The talent is already coming through in droves. The philosophy is now being ingrained as well. Whether it's enough to bridge the gap to the big 4 (Brazil, Germany, Spain and France) remains to be seen. There are reasons to be hopeful, though.
  35. Dec 15, 2018
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    We (Germany) weren't playing "Pep-ball" in 2014 (ball possession vs France and Brazil was nearly equal). The worst mistake Löw made in the WC was to use Lahm as CM like Guardiola and we improved as soon as that was fixed. What happened in 2016 and 2018 is seen as one of the big faults in our development in recent years. We abonded the good mix we had and became an uninspired LvG like possession team.
    I hate that the WC win always gets brought up with Guardiola. The german NT was on its way up long before Guardiola and Heynckes(!) team and brand of football shaped the core of that team as well as it's style of football (Löw's more balanced approach in that time frame certainly resembled Heynckes' teams more than Guardiolas Bayern).
    It's a different thing for Spain, no arguments from me there but for German NT football overall he had at best a neutral impact.
  36. Dec 15, 2018
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    CHO from the other night.

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    So wasn't sure exactly where to post this but thought this would be one of two relevant threads.

    http://thechels.net/2018/12/how-does-a-hudson-odoi-become-an-mbappe/

    Now, a disclaimer. This post is genuinely not meant as a targeted criticism at Chelsea (though they seem worse than most), it is an affliction of the English clubs in general.

    But with the news that Pulisic is coming, though potentially to replace Hazard/Willian, and that Bayern are looking to sign CHO, we may be seeing the loss of another of our top talents abroad because they don't see a realistic route through to the first team.

    The thing about the loans also rings very true. Now, some of the things going wrong are down to him for sure but Josh Onomah is a case in point. Making appearances here and there at Spurs and then being farmed out on loan in the championship where a) the style of play doesn't suit him b) he isn't being played in his position more often than not and c) he's somehow had the misfortune to end up under the dinosaur Bruce 2 seasons running. I feel for him.

    I feel we need to change our attitude to youth players in general in this league.
  38. Jan 3, 2019
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    Also, unrelated to the above but have to say thanks to @Sean_RedDevil and @Classical Mechanic for the work they do in this thread and others. Very informative about England's youth teams and I look forward to many of these players breaking through.
  39. Jan 3, 2019
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    There are a few players from The Championship deserving of being on that list, namely Jared Bowen and Harvey Barnes in the wide attacking right and left positions respectively. Lloyd Kelly at left back. At right back you could add Aarons, Bogle and James. There also Smith-Rowe and Saka at Arsenal that are getting minutes this season too. It's worth including Abraham too as he's supposed to be joining Wolves this January after scoring nearly a goal and game for Villa this season. There will be more that I can't think of at the moment too.

    Bowen, Aarons and Kelly are linked with Spurs in this window. Kelly also linked with Liverpool and United.


    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/322596/Show/Jarrod-Bowen

    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/331382/Show/Harvey-Barnes

    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/332419/Show/Lloyd-Kelly

    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/362103/Show/Maximillian-Aarons

    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/354291/Show/Jayden-Bogle

    https://www.whoscored.com/Players/361330/Show/Reece-James
  40. Jan 3, 2019
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    :)
    BEST AVAILABLE SQUAD (*if all players would be fit)
    Starting XI: Gunn - Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Clarke-Salter, Chillwell - Winks; Maddison, Alli - Sancho, Rashford, Sessegnon

    Bench: Henderson, Woodman, Wan-Bissaka, Tomori, Kelly, Cook*, Loftus-Cheek, Mount, Gray, Nelson, Calvert-Lewin & Abraham

    If Rice decides to play for England then he's surely in the squad.

    Other options: Walkers-Peters, Kenny, Tomori, Holgate, Fry, Tuanzebe, Maitland-Niles, Davies, Choudhury, Foden, Gibbs-White, Barnes, Bowen, Hudson-Odoi, Lookman, Solanke

    But the realistic Euros U21 squad is 100% without Alli & Rashford........Gomez, Chillwell & Sancho are unlikely too.......but Loftus-Cheek, Alexander-Arnold, Maddison & Winks are likely in the squad.

    But England's best ever Euros U21 squad will be in 2021 :drool: