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Duo to start for England

Posted: Wed 26 Sep 2012
Author: rovers.co.uk
Jack O'Connell in action for England's under 18s

Jack O'Connell in action for England's under 18s

Image by: Action Images

Raheem Hanley and Jack O'Connell will both pull on the famous three lions later today.

For the Rovers duo are with the England Under-19 squad for their UEFA Under 19 Championship qualifiers in Estonia.

Defender O'Connell was part of the initial 18-man squad selected by coach Noel Blake, whilst Hanley was a late addition to the group after being initially named on stand by, and now both have been named in Blake's starting 11 for the opening match.

England have three games out in Estonia, this evening they take on the hosts in Tallin before facing the Faroe Islands on Friday.

They end their group matches against the Ukraine on Monday October 1st.