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Published 17 March 2023 4 min read
Men's U18

England MU18 squad heading to Croatia

Written by:

Frank Smith

Young Lions to take on Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland during March

Head coach Neil Ryan has selected a 23-man squad for England men’s under-18s’ trip to Croatia.

The Young Lions will play three matches during their week-long stay, starting with a game against the hosts on Wednesday 22 March (4pm kick-off local time).

Belgium will be next up on Friday 24 March (12pm KO local) before the trip is concluded against Switzerland on Monday 27 March.

The squad

Goalkeepers: Ben Cisse (West Bromwich Albion), True Grant (Manchester City), Luca Gunter (Tottenham Hotspur

Defenders: Max Alleyne (Manchester City), Jayden Barber (Aston Villa), James Debayo (Leeds United), Josh Feeney (Aston Villa), Calum Scanlon (Liverpool), Oliver Scarles (West Ham United),  Jahmai Simpson-Pusey (Manchester City), Lino Sousa (Arsenal)

Midfielders: George Abbot (Tottenham Hotspur)*, Jobe Bellingham (Birmingham City), Leo Castledine (Chelsea), Bobby Clark (Liverpool), Jack Hinshelwood (Brighton & Hove Albion), Nico O’Reilly (Manchester City), David Ozoh (Crystal Palace), Jacob Wright (Manchester City)

Forwards: Kamari Doyle (Southampton), Romain Esse (Millwall), Sonny Finch (Middlesbrough), Joel Ndala (Manchester City)

* Replaces Jamie Donley (Tottenham Hotspur)