England call for Tottenham Hotspur footballer

PUBLISHED: 11:30 02 October 2014 | UPDATED: 11:42 02 October 2014

Dominic Ball

Dominic Ball

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Dominic Ball has been named in Aidy Boothroyd's 23-man England U20 squad for a mini tournament in the Netherlands.

The Three Lions will face three games in five days as part of a mini four-nation competition.

England will play Germany (October 9), Holland (October 11) and Turkey (October 13) in Heerenveen.

Spurs defender Ball, from Welwyn, made his England U20 debut last month in a 6-0 win over Romania.

On Monday the 19-year-old played 90 minutes as Tottenham lost 2-1 to Manchester United in a Barclays U21 Premier League match at Stevenage FC’s Lamex Stadium.

The England U20 squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Christy Pym (Exeter City), Christian Walton (Brighton & Hove Albion), Joe Wildsmith (Sheffield Wednesday).

Defenders: Dominic Ball (Tottenham Hotspur) Shay Facey (Manchester City), Kortney Hause (Gillingham, on loan Wolverhampton Wonderers), Lloyd Jones (Liverpool), Isaac Hayden (Arsenal), Matt Targett (Southampton), Fankaty Dabo (Chelsea).

Midfielders: Ben Pearson (Manchester United), Paul Digby (Barnsley), John Swift (Chelsea), Harrison Reed (Southampton), Matty Grimes (Exeter City), Jordan Houghton (Chelsea), Josh Harrop (Manchester United), Callum Robinson (Aston Villa).

Forwards: Jordon Ibe (Derby County, on loan from Liverpool), Chris Long (Everton), Josh Murphy (Norwich City), Kwame Thomas (Derby County) Chuba Akpom (Arsenal).

For an interview with Ball see this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times, out now.

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