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Facey called up by England U19s

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City EDS defender Shay Facey has been called up by England Under-19s for the upcoming clash with Turkey next month.

The versatile 20-year-old, who can play anywhere across the back four, has been capped four times by the Under-19s already this season and has also won seven caps at Under-17 level plus three for the Under-16s in previous years.

Facey has made 22 appearances for Patrick Vieira’s EDS side so far this campaign and is part of an 18-man squad named by coach Noel Blake to face the Turks at Chester’s Swansway Stadium on Wednesday, 5 March (kick-off 7pm).

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The Young Lions take on Feyyaz Uçar's side as part of their preparation for the Elite Round of the UEFA U19 European Championship qualifying section - which England host in May.

The full squad is:


Mitchell Beeney (Chelsea), Christian Walton (Brighton & Hove Albion)



Calum Chambers (Southampton), Shay Facey (Manchester City), Ola Aina (Chelsea), Leo Chambers (West Ham United), Matt Targett (Southampton), Harrison Reed (Southampton), Isaac Hayden (Arsenal)



Alex Mowatt (Leeds United), John Swift (Chelsea), Lewis Baker (Chelsea), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea), Jordon Ibe (Birmingham City, on loan from Liverpool), Calllum Robinson (Aston Villa)



Josh Murphy (Norwich City), Sam Gallagher (Southampton), James Wilson (Manchester United).

Admission for the game is £3 for adults, £1 for children and OAPs and for groups of 15 or more (bookable in advance only) it is 50p admission. Tickets can be purchased at the ground.

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