Vital Football

Latest Sheffield United News

SUFC Long in provisional England squad

SUFC Long in provisional England squad

Young Sheffield United goalkeeper George Long has been included in the provisional England under-20 squad for the World Cup finals in Turkey this summer.

The 19-year-old has enjoyed an impressive season at United and he has been included in the provisional 35-man squad named by manager Peter Taylor.

Taylor will name his final 21-man squad on June 7th and Long is one of four goalkeepers named in the provisional squad.

England face Iraq on June 23rd, Chile on June 26th and Egypt on June 29th in their group games in a tournament that runs from June 21st to 13th July.

Long was an ever-present in the squad from October following an injury to regular number one Mark Howard.

He made 44 appearances in all competitions this season and he won a number of awards on the way.

He picked up the League One Player of the Month in October and followed that up with the Football League Player of the Month in February. At the end of the season, Long picked up the Young Player of the Year and the Achievement of the season award at the clubs end of season awards.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Sheffield United is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Sheffield United on: facebook

Vital Sheffield United on: twitter

Join Vital Sheffield United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:S2
Date:Friday May 17 2013
Time: 2:32PM

Comments

0
All the plaudits and recognition he is getting as me worried that clubs in higher divisions might start sniffing.
S2 Blades
17/05/2013 21:10:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield United Articles

New Deals For Sheffield United Quartet

Sheffield United have confirmed new deals for Billy Sharp, Paul Coutts, Chris Basham and Kieron Freeman.

Wilson Heads To Walsall

Sheffield United confirmed yesterday that defender James Wilson will spend 2017/18 out on loan with Walsall.

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

Barnsley Gets Early Kick Off

The Bramall Lane hosting of Barnsley in the first Yorkshire derby of 2017/18 has been given an earlier kick off following Police advice.

Archived Vital Blades Articles

Vital Blades articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blades
Write For Vital Blades
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chesterfield MotM
Suggested By:
Moore10%
Basham1%
Wright1%
O Connell1%
Freeman2%
Coutts7%
Duffy1%
Fleck35%
Lafferty0%
Sharp6%
L Clarke0%
Sub-Hanson0%
Sub-Carruthers36%
Sub-Hanson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield United Results (view all)

Sheffield United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mr Muff1
Vital Football Comment