England C boss Paul Fairclough’s 17 man squad for the games against Panjab FA and Jersey FA sees only one player picked who been part of the set-up before writes Tom Feaheny.
Of the players picked only Dan Maguire who scored 30 league goals is from step three with all other players currently with Vanarama National League sides.
James Montgomery who was at AFC Telford during his previous cap, is the only player with previous England C experience. He is picked with fellow Gateshead player Gus Mafuta.
The match against Panjab FA takes place on 28th May. It was due to take place at Kidderminster Harriers. It has now been moved to Solihull Moors ground.
The same squad will then face Jersey FA on Tuesday, May 30 as an FA representative XI.
Panjab national team manager Reuben Hazell is pleased that is side will face England C, he said. “ It’s a great game to be involved in as a player or a coach. Good test for the boys and should be a momentous occasion for the Panjab team. Considering it’s still less than 3 years old and where all this started from.”
The England C squad.
George Carline (Solihull Moors), Dan Maguire (Blyth Spartans), Morgan Ferrier (Boreham Wood), Harry Vince (Boston United), James Alabi (Chester), Fejiri Okenabirhie (Dagenham & Redbridge), David Ferguson (Darlington), Darren McQueen (Ebbsfleet United), Ryan Croasdale & Jordan Tunnicliffe (Kidderminster Harriers), Callum Howe (Lincoln City), Kevin Lokko (Maidstone United), Keaton Wood (Dartford), Jack Powell (Ebbsfleet United), Gus Mafuta & James Montgomery (Gateshead), Bobby-Joe Taylor (Maidstone United)