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Trio in U21s squad

Posted on 3 May 2011  - 12:00

Kyle Walker, Danny Rose and Kyle Naughton have all been named in a 40-man provisional England Under-21 squad for this summer’s European Championship Finals in Denmark.

Trio in U21s squad

Kyle Walker, Danny Rose and Kyle Naughton have all been named in a 40-man provisional England Under-21 squad for this summer’s European Championship Finals in Denmark.

The trio will be hoping to make the cut when the party is whittled down to a final 23 by Head Coach Stuart Pearce on June 1.

The Young Lions will then begin an intensive preparation for the Finals, with a warm-up friendly with Norway scheduled for June 5, three days before they travel to Scandinavia.

After finishing tournament runners-up in Sweden two years ago, England will be looking to go one better this time around, and kick off their group stage campaign against Spain on June 12 before games with Ukraine and Czech Republic as they attempt to advance.

The squad in full:

GOALKEEPERS
Frankie Fielding (Blackburn Rovers), Scott Loach (Watford), Jason Steele (Middlesbrough), Alex McCarthy (Reading),

DEFENDERS
Joe Bennett (Middlesbrough), Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jones (Blackburn Rovers), Michael Mancienne (Wolverhampton Wanderers - loan from Chelsea), Ben Mee (Leicester City - loan from Manchester City), Kyle Naughton (Leicester City - loan from Tottenham), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), James Tomkins (West Ham United), Kieran Trippier (Barnsley - loan from Manchester City), Kyle Walker (Aston Villa - loan from Tottenham Hotspur)

MIDFIELDERS
Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa), Jack Cork (Burnley - loan from Chelsea), Tom Cleverley (Wigan Athletic - loan from Man Utd), Mark Davies (Bolton Wanderers), Adam Hammill (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jordan Henderson (Sunderland), Jonathan Howson (Leeds United), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Henri Lansbury (Norwich City - loan from Arsenal), Josh McEachran (Chelsea), Fabrice Muamba (Bolton Wanderers), Jack Rodwell (Everton), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Scott Sinclair (Swansea City), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)

FORWARDS
Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Nathan Delfouneso (Burnley - loan from Aston Villa), Gary Hooper (Celtic), Jay Rodriguez (Burnley), Freddie Sears (West Ham United), Daniel Sturridge (Bolton Wanderers - loan from Chelsea), James Vaughan (Crystal Palace - loan from Everton), Danny Welbeck (Sunderland - loan from Man Utd), Connor Wickham (Ipswich Town)