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INTERNATIONAL NEWS: LATICS DUO FEATURE AS ENGLAND REMAIN UNBEATEN IN EURO QUALIFIERS

24 March 2019

Jensen Weir and Joe Gelhardt involved as England drew 0-0 with Croatia in their second UEFA U17 European Championship Elite Round qualifier.

  • International Update: Jensen Weir and Joe Gelhardt - England U17s.
  • Weir featured for 76 minutes, with Gelhardt a second half sub in 0-0 draw against Croatia.
  • England head into final game against hosts Denmark as group three leaders in the UEFA U17 European Championship Elite Round qualifiers.

Latics' England Under 17 duo of Jensen Weir and Joe Gelhardt head into their final UEFA U17 European Championship Elite Round qualifier knowing that a victory against hosts Denmark will see them through to the finals in Ireland in May.

The pair were involved in England's second game, a 0-0 draw against Croatia, with midfielder Weir starting his second consecutive game and striker Gelhardt on as a late substitute.

With four points from their first two matches, England lead group three on goal difference.

Weir collected his eighth appearance, whilst Gelhardt made his 11th appearance in which he has scored six goals.

England face Denmark on Tuesday with a place in the tournament finals up for grabs.


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