England U21 2-0 Northern Ireland U21: England Welcome Six New Faces And Sixth Win On The Spin (Photos & Highlights)

Chris Wright

14th, November 2012

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By Chris Wright

A goal apiece from Connor Wickham and Benik Afobe saw England’s U21 string score a comfortable friendly victory over their Northern Irish counterparts at Bloomfield Road last night.

Stuart Pearce gave six debutants the nod as Nick Powell, Harry Maguire, Nathaniel Chalobah, Will Hughes, Liam Moore and goal-scorer Afobe all made their U21 bows, with England clinching a sixth successive win for the first time in 21 years.


It’s come to our attention that Derby County young’n Will Hughes is actually just Lionel Messi with the colours inverted…


Photos: PA