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O'Connell in action

Posted: Fri 24 May 2013

Jack O'Connell will be hoping to pull on the coveted three lions jersey later today.

For the young Rovers defender is with the England Under-19 squad as they get their Euro Elite Qualifying Round underway in Belgium against Georgia this evening.

O'Connell, who has five caps at Under-19 level, is expected to start for Noel Blake's side a they look to reach the finals that take place in Lithuania this summer late July.

England start against the Georgian's in Bornem tonight before a match against hosts Belgium follows on Sunday.

The young lions end their qualification group with a crunch clash against Scotland on Wednesday May 29.

England have made the finals on their last three occasions.