Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Three out of three aint bad


Filed: Tuesday, 5th February 2008
By: Matthew O'Greel


Mark Noble gave an assured performance as England's under 21s breezed past the Republic of Ireland at St. Mary's tonight.

The 20-year-old midfielder helped the young Lions to a 3-0 win over the Irish, with all goals coming in the second half.

James Milner opened the scoring with a deflected effort on the hour mark before doubling his tally eight minutes later with a crisp 20 yard drive.

Arsenal's Theo Walcott completed the rout 12 minutes from time after a good run on the left culminated with a fine effort from the edge of the box.

Noble - who looked solid throughout - played 86 minutes of the game before being replaced by Southampton's Andrew Surman.

Meanwhile James Tomkins and Fred Sears helped the England under 19s to a 2-0 win over Croatia at Swindon's County Ground earlier this evening.

Tomkins played a full 90 minutes whilst Sears came on as a 74th minute substitute for Manchester United's Febian Brandy. A third Hammer, Junior Stanislas was an unused substitute.

Both goals came from Chelsea's Scott Sinclair, one each side of the half time whistle. Sinclair's first came from the penalty spot on 22 minutes, whilst James Tomkins had a hand in his second 16 minutes from time.

Sears almost grabbed a third late on after rounding the Croatian 'keeper but found the angle too tight.

Finally Jack Collison was part of the Wales under 21 side that enjoyed an emphatic 4-0 win in Malta this afternoon.

Briyan Flynn's young charges scores all four goals in the second half; the win lifts the Welsh to the top of European Championship qualifying Group 10 with just three games left to play.





Related News

   arrow   West Ham Utd 0-1 Astra Giurgiu (1-2 on agg.) [25th Aug 2016]
   arrow    Gold, Byram, Noble & Bilic: Saturday's news [20th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Post-match press conference: Slaven Bilic vs Astra Giurgiu [18th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Astra Giurgiu 1-1 West Ham Utd [18th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Antonio, Calleri, Payet & Randolph: Thursday's news [18th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Payet excused Euro duty [17th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Ayew, Bacca, Noble & Carroll: Tuesday's news [9th Aug 2016]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 2-3 Juventus [7th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Frank Lampard urges West Ham not to forget roots as new era begins [6th Aug 2016]
   arrow   Corden, Sullivan, Carroll & Noble: Saturday's news [6th Aug 2016]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Adebayor on his way
Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor is expected to complete a move ...more
Three Years Ago
Yates on.....West Ham United
Cheltenham boss Mark Yates shares his thoughts on his side’s exit from the Capital One Cup at the Bo...more
Five Years Ago
Parker misses Nottingham trip
Scott Parker is the most high-profile absentee from the West Ham United squad that travelled to Nott...more