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International round-up - U19 pair on target

Posted on 29 February 2012  - 08:19

Harry Kane and Kenneth McEvoy were on target in Under-19 friendlies on Tuesday night.

International round-up - U19 pair on target

Harry, currently on loan at Millwall, opened the scoring as England U19s beat the Czech Republic 2-0 at Leyton Orient.

The striker had already gone close when he combined on the break with Ross Barkley before finishing well in the 16th minute.

He played the first half only and England wrapped it up through Pat Bamford in the 65th minute.

Academy midfielder Kenneth was on the end of a flowing move to hand the Republic of Ireland U19s the lead in their friendly in Turkey. The hosts levelled six minutes into the second half as it ended 1-1 in Istanbul.

Back to senior action, and Sandro started and played the full 90 minutes as Brazil found a late winner to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 in last night's friendly in Switzerland.

Ryan Nelsen is in action this morning UK time and captaining New Zealand in a friendly against Jamaica in Auckland.


We've three players in the England Under-21 squad for tonight's European Championship qualifier against Belgium at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

England top the group and Steven Caulker, Danny Rose and Adam Smith will be determined to avenge their only defeat in qualifying so far against the Belgians back in November. Kick-off is 6pm.

We've another players likely to feature in senior international action on Wednesday.

Having just been voted England's Player of the Year for 2011, Scott Parker takes his place in the squad for the friendly against Holland at Wembley.

Luka Modric, Vedran Corluka and Niko Kranjcar are in Croatia for the friendly against Sweden.

Gareth Bale is with Wales for an emotional night - the Gary Speed Memorial Match, a friendly against Costa Rica at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Louis Saha is back in the French squad after a two-year absence and it's a high-profile friendly against Germany at Werder Bremen's Weserstadion.

Bongani Khumalo and Steven Pienaar have travelled with South Africa to Senegal for a friendly while Giovani is in the Mexican squad to face Columbia at the Sun Life Stadium, Miami, USA.