Meet the England players facing Brazil in the under-17 World Cup semi-final

The under-17s are the latest England age-group side to have impressed this year. Five Chelsea players and three Manchester City youngsters are among the squad preparing for Wednesday’s semi-final in IndiaFrom Barrow, in Cumbria, the goalkeeper began his career as part of Blackpool’s academy before being poached by City. Has already earned hero status in India after saving and scoring a penalty as England defeated Japan 5-3 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals. Highly rated by Pep Guardiola, he has spent time training with City’s first-team squad. Only turned 17 at the end of September. Continue reading…

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