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Japan first up for England at Cerebral Palsy World Championships

Friday 08 Sep 2017
England Cerebral Palsy star Jack Rutter (c) in Three Lions training

England Cerebral Palsy team are gearing up for the World Championships in Argentina – with head coach Andy Smith confident in his side’s preparation.

The Three Lions open their Group C campaign against Japan on Monday.

  • Mon 11 Sep: England v Japan
  • Wed 13 Sep: England v Venezuela
  • Fri 15 Sep: England v Netherlands
Smith said: “We are really looking forward to this tournament and hope to go as far as we can.

“The players and staff have prepared meticulously and we cannot wait for our first game.”

England’s second group match is against Venezuela on Wednesday, followed by Netherlands on Friday.


Giles Moore, Liam Irons, Harry Baker, James Blackwell, Emyle Rudder, Matthew Crossen, Michael Barker, Jack Rutter, David Porcher, George Fletcher, Oliver Nugent, Dale Smith, Ryan Kay, Lewis Tribe.

By FA Staff