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Smith's Welsh U21 Call-up

23 March 2015

Young defender gets his first U21 call-up

Shrewsbury Town defender Dom Smith has received his first call-up to the Welsh Under-21 squad for their upcoming game against Bulgaria.
 
The international clash takes place in Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday, March 31.
 
And Smith, who was capped at Under 19 level at the age of 17, is delighted he has been able to make the move up.
 
“I am delighted to be called up to the under 21’s.” said Smith.
 
“Obviously I have been in there at Under 19's since I was 17 so its nice to finally progress.
 
He added: “It just shows that I am improving, going from 19’s to 21’s is a big jump anyway but I just have to keep doing what I am doing and keep playing.
 
“I will have to get used to it quickly and adapt who your playing with and against as well, but its all part of my learning as well”
 
And Smith, who has been on loan at Tamworth this season, believes his time at the Conference club has helped his development considerably.
 
“I can see myself improving at Tamworth and then I can bring that back to Shrewsbury to show the gaffer that I am improving
 
“Its all experienced professionals down there that is ideal for my learning curb as I am playing with adults rather than reserves and hopefully I will just keep on improving."


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