Free-kicks and finishing practice for Under-21s

Thursday 13 Nov 2014
Spirits have been high in England Under-21s' training this week

England Under-21s started to find their firing range in training at St. George's Park on Wednesday as they prepare to face Portugal.

Gareth Southgate's squad have been working all week at the national football centre ahead of Thursday's clash at Burnley's Turf Moor home.

England U21s v Portugal U21s

International U21s Match
7.45pm, Thursday 13 November 2014
Turf Moor, Burnley FC
Live on BT Sport
Call 01282 700003 for ticket details

And Clarets striker Danny Ings was among those who caught the eye with a string of stunning shots as the forwards and midfielders in the group took the chance to practice their finishing skills.

The likes of Pat Bamford, Harry Kane, Cauley Wood, Nat Chalobah, Ben Gibson, Will Hughes and Alex Pritchard also took their turn to test 'keepers Jack Butland, Jonathan Bond and Marcus Bettinelli.

There was also free-kick practice for Tom Ince, Luke Garbutt and Jake Forster-Caskey, so you can see how they fared in the video below.

Tickets for Thursday's game with Portugal at Turf Moor cost just £10 for adults and £5 for juniors and can be bought on the night at the Turf Moor Ticket Office.

Watch the England Under-21s squad work on their shooting skills in training


By Nicholas Veevers Content Manager - FA Owned Channels at St. George's Park