Live Match:

Southampton (A) Sat 20 Dec 2014, 15:00, Barclays Premier League

Pair In England Frame

by Adam Clark @efc_adamclark

England Under-20 boss Peter Taylor has revealed he hopes to call on Everton duo Ross Barkley and John Lundstram for this summer's World Cup in Turkey.

Taylor is set to announce his squad on Friday but speaking this afternoon included the two midfielders in a list of names likely to make his final cut.

The Young Lions will be pitted against Iraq, Chile and Egypt in the group phase of the tournament, which kicks off on 23 June.

"There’s players on there like Ross Barkley of Everton, who has played for the first team this year, [John] Lundstram, who is also at Everton but has been out on loan at Doncaster this year and [James] Ward-Prowse at Southampton.

“There are players there who have a lot of experience playing with Premier League teams, so it’s looking alright at the minute. I am convinced they will have a great experience from this tournament."

Barkley has made six Everton first-team appearances since returning from loan spells at Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United earlier this term, most recently coming off the bench in the 1-0 win over Fulham.

Lundstram played 14 times during a two-month stint at Doncaster, helping the Yorkshire outfit to the League One crown.

Related Tags

Comments

Login or register to post your comment.

evertontv

View More
  • Phil Jagielka on Southampton
    0
  • Martinez on Southampton
    0
  • Ambassadors' Christmas Tour
    0
  • Naismith Wary Of Wounded Saints
    0
  • Sharpy's Half Season Ticket Surprise
    0
  • Martinez Southampton Press Conference
    3

EvertonLive

View More
  • Today, 15:39

    38' It is a Lukaku own goal following an inswinging corner from the left. 1-0 to Southampton.

  • Today, 15:38

    Goal for Southampton. 1-0.

  • Today, 15:32

    31' Pelle puts the ball in the Everton net but the goal is disallowed. Long had clearly fouled Jagielka in the build up. 0-0. #SOUvEFC

  • Today, 15:25

    25' Play held up here as Eto'o receives treatment after getting a knock to his face. He's okay and is able to continue. 0-0. #SOUvEFC