Phillips nets last-minute winner as U16s edge Portugal

Saturday 19 Apr 2014
England and Liverpool youngster Adam Phillips

Liverpool midfielder Adam Phillips scored a last-minute winner as England U16s edged Portugal in the final group match of the annual Montaigu Tournament.

After losing to Saudi Arabia and drawing 1-1 with South Korea earlier in the week, this victory meant Kenny Swain’s Young Lions finished second in the group and will take on France in the third/fourth-place play-off on Monday.

England: 13 Aston Oxborough (Norwich City), 2 Danny Collinge (C; MK Dons), 3 Hayden Coulson (Middlesbrough), 6 William Patching (Manchester City), 7 Charlie Wakefield (Chelsea), 8 Adam Phillips (Liverpool), 10 Jacob Maddox (Chelsea), 14 Nathan Holland (Everton), 15 Foday Nabay (Birmingham City), 16 Ro-Shaun Williams (Manchester United), 18 Layton N'Dukwu (Leicester City).

Substitutes: 9 Jahmal Hector-Ingram (West Ham United) for Wakefield (53), 11 Yan Dhanda (Liverpool) for Holland (59), 12 Easah Suliman (Aston Villa) for Nabay (59), 17 Zac Dearnley (Manchester United) for Maddox (69), 4 Tom Davies (Everton) for Patching (69).

Substitutes not used: 1 Alfie Whiteman (Tottenham Hotspur), 5 Cameron Humphreys (Manchester City).


By FA Staff