Woodman named in England Under-21 squad
Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman has been named in the England Under-21 squad for their European Championship qualifiers next month.
The Young Lions face Holland at Norwich City’s Carrow Road on Thursday, 6th September 7.45pm kick-off), before travelling to Jegalva to face Latvia at Zemgales Olimpiskais Centrs on Tuesday, 11th September (3pm kick-off).
Aidy Boothroyd’s youngsters have a five-point lead at the top of Group 4 with four qualifiers left to play as they bid to reach the 2019 finals, which will be held in Italy and San Marino next summer.
Woodman, 21, has a number of honours under his belt from his time with England, having won the European Under-17 Championships in 2014 and last year’s Under-20 World Cup, where he won the Golden Glove award.
He currently has six England Under-21 caps to his name, having made his bow against Kazakhstan in October 2016.
England Under-21 squad
Goalkeepers: Angus Gunn (Southampton), Dean Henderson (Sheffield United, on loan from Manchester United), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United).
Defenders: Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Jake Clarke-Salter (Vitesse Arnhem, on loan from Chelsea), Dael Fry (Middlesbrough), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Ezri Konsa (Brentford), Fikayo Tomori (Derby County, on loan from Chelsea), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace), Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham Hotspur).
Midfielders: Lewis Cook (AFC Bournemouth), Tom Davies (Everton), Kieran Dowell (Everton), Mason Mount (Derby County, on loan from Chelsea), Josh Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur), Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham).
Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Chelsea), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Demarai Gray (Leicester City), Ademola Lookman (Everton), James Maddison (Leicester City), Dominic Solanke (Liverpool).