Paul Fairclough has named a 16 man squad for the International Challenge Trophy match with Finland.
Finland v England C
International Challenge Trophy
6pm Wednesday 14 November 2007
Finnair Stadium, Helsinki
England C manager Paul Fairclough has today named a 16-man squad for the International Challenge Trophy Group A fixture against Finland in Helsinki next month.
The squad includes two players from outside the Conference National, with Witton Albion’s promising full back Liam Brownhill earning a shock call-up after impressing in a recent FA XI fixture.
The other is Blyth Spartan’s goalkeeper Adam Bartlett who retains his place after a competent performance in a friendly fixture in Finland back in June.
There is also a place in the squad for Salisbury City’s Matthew Tubbs, who suffered a broken toe following an impressive debut against the Republic of Ireland in May and missed the remainder of the Four Nations Tournament.
The Under-23 age limit for the side has resulted in a number of new faces being called up for this Tournament opener. in what is a tricky Group which also includes Italy and Wales.
However, there are a number of familiar faces including Lance Cronin, Mitchell Cole and Shaun Harrad.