Briggs earns another U21 call-up

Matthew Briggs has earned another call-up to the England under-21 squad for the forthcoming qualifiers against¬†Iceland and Norway. The Fulham left back made his Under-21 debut in last month’s Euro 2013 qualifying opener against Azerbaijan. The 20 year-old made a...

Briggs on the bench for England U21s

Despite an impressive debut against Azerbaijan on Friday, Fulham’s Matthew Briggs has had to settle for a place on the England Under-21s bench tonight for the friendly against Israel. Stuart Pearce has made nine changes from the side that opened their Euro 2013...

Smalling on the bench for England U21s

Chris Smalling has been named as one of the substitutes in England’s Under-21 international friendly in Holland tonight. The uncapped Fulham centre back was a surprise inclusion in Stuart Pearce’s first squad since the Under-21 Championships in Sweden this...