England Under-19s squad named for Elite Round qualifiers

Tuesday 17 Mar 2015
England U19s will take on France, Azerbaijan and Denmark
Sean O’Driscoll has named his 18-man squad for the upcoming European Under-19 Championship Elite Round qualifiers.

His England side travel to France next week to take on the hosts, Azerbaijan and Denmark for a spot at the showpiece tournament which is being held in Greece in July.

With Middlesbrough midfielder and usual Young Lions captain Bryn Morris plus Dele Alli both ruled out through injury, Lewis Cook has been promoted from the U18s set-up to bolster the midfield. The Leeds United youngster has made over 30 appearances for the Championship side this season.

European Under-19 Championship

Elite Round qualifiers
20 March-1 April
England, France, Azerbaijan, Denmark

Another newcomer with Championship experience is Teddy Bishop, with the Ipswich Town youngster included in his first ever England squad after making over 20 appearances for Mick McCarthy’s side.

Angus Gunn (Manchester City), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)

Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Ashley Smith-Brown (Manchester City), Joshua Aina (Chelsea), Brendan Galloway (Everton), Joe Gomez (Charlton Athletic), Kean Bryan (Manchester City)

Teddy Bishop (Ipswich Town), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea), Charlie Colkett (Chelsea), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur), Lewis Cook (Leeds United)

Brandon Barker (Manchester City), Demarai Gray (Birmingham City), Patrick Roberts (Fulham), Bradley Fewster (Middlesbrough), Izzy Brown (Chelsea)

England U19s kick-off the Elites against Denmark on Thursday 26 March before they face Azerbaijan two days later. They play France in their final qualifier on Tuesday 31 March.

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By FA Staff