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England U21 squad announced

7 November 2013

See a host of Premier League stars in Euro Qualifying action at Greenhous Meadow

A host of rising Premier League stars are heading to the Greenhous Meadow later this month after Gareth Southgate named his England under-21 squad this lunchtime.
Shrewsbury Town are proud and excited to have been chosen to host the prestigious UEFA European under-21 Championship qualifier against San Marino on Tuesday, November 19. The match will kick off at 6pm and tickets are selling well. 
It is part of a home double-header for England who will also meet Finland at MK Dons on Thursday, November 14, with Southgate now unveiling his squad for both matches.
It includes Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison, Arsenal right back Carl Jenkinson, Manchester United wideman Wilfried Zaha, plus Southampton regulars Luke Shaw and James Ward-Prowse.
Jack Butland, already a full international, is among the goalkeepers selected while the party also features exciting West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino and Blackpool's Tom Ince.

Shrewsbury manager Graham Turner said: "It's a tremendous fixture and recognition of what's been done here with the facilities and the playing surface, and the way England teams have been treated in the past.

"There's been the under-19s, the under-20s, England's women's team, and the reception they've had here, the level of support, has helped us to get more games here.

"We will be seeing the cream of young English players and I think it's a terrific opportunity for the people of Shropshire and the West Midlands to come and see them all together."    
The full squad is: Goalkeepers: Jonathan Bond (Watford), Jack Butland (Barnsley, on loan from Stoke City), George Long (Sheffield United).
Defenders: Eric Dier (Sporting Lisbon), Carl Jenkinson (Arsenal), Michael Keane (Manchester United), Liam Moore (Leicester City), Jack Robinson (Blackpool, on loan from Liverpool), Luke Shaw (Southampton), John Stones (Everton).
Midfielders: Nathaniel Chalobah (Nottingham Forest, on loan from Chelsea), Will Hughes (Derby County), Ravel Morrison (West Ham United), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton).
Wide: Tom Ince (Blackpool), Jesse Lingard (Birmingham City, on loan from Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Wilfried Zaha (Manchester United).
Forwards: Saido Berahino (West Bromwich Albion), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Danny Ings (Burnley), Nick Powell(Wigan Athletic, on loan from Manchester United).
England under-21s are in good form and beat Lithuania 5-0 in their last qualifier at Ipswich's Portman Road. 
This is a great chance for local football fans to watch the finest young players in the country and it will be the first time Shrewsbury has staged an England under-21 international.
Tickets are available from the Greenhous Meadow priced £10 for adults and £5 concessions while family tickets which cover two adults and two children are priced £20.
Tickets can also be purchased by phone by calling (01743) 273943 and online at
For anyone wishing to take advantage of group bookings for 15 people or more (no age restrictions and bookable in advance only) the cost is £5 adults and £2.50 concessions.
To apply for these tickets, please complete a group booking form available from the club website and return it to the Ticket Office at Shrewsbury Town Football Club by Tuesday, November 12. 
Charter standard clubs are eligible for up to 25 complimentary tickets on proof of membership and applications need to be completed. These are also available from the club website. 

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