New Blues signing scores on U20s debut

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin notched his first goal for England U20s against Brazil today.

Everton's deadline-day acquisition from Sheffield United pulled a goal back for England to make it 2-1 on his debut at that level for his country.

Kieran Dowell also featured but the Lions couldn't find the equalizer.

At U19 level, Tom Davies captained England in a 1-0 defeat that also featured Nathan Holland as a substitute.

Phil Jagielka, meanwhile, was an unused substitute at senior level as Sam Allardyce started his England reign with a 1-0 win over Slovakia.


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Paul Hewitt
1 Posted 04/09/2016 at 22:08:20
Well done, lad, hopefully one day you will be scoring goals for Everton.
Damian Wilde
2 Posted 04/09/2016 at 22:53:08
Well done, son, keep it up!
Anto Byrne
3 Posted 05/09/2016 at 02:40:07
Rom and Dom – was this a Walsh appointment?
Neil Wood
5 Posted 05/09/2016 at 08:36:20
Good header lad... Keep it up!
Paul Birmingham
7 Posted 05/09/2016 at 23:51:13
The club needs to be clear and confirm roles, and expectations of the new regime. I'm sure most of us have become predictive walkers of doom and is right, as somehow the press and media this summer went into hyper spam mode about EFC buying every available player of note.

As veterans, most will know the scorn these rumours must be treated with, but the club must change the Doubting Thomas culture alas we are born with as it's what we are used to for the last 30 years.

Come of age, EFC press, media communications team!

Christopher Kelly
8 Posted 06/09/2016 at 07:07:34
Was it a good goal? Can someone post a link please. Cheers.

Terry Underwood
9 Posted 06/09/2016 at 09:26:26
Christopher (#8),

Pray tell what is a "bad" goal?

Geoff Trenner
10 Posted 06/09/2016 at 09:27:56
One against us, Terry!
Thomas Surgenor
11 Posted 06/09/2016 at 09:32:16
Anto #3

This kid signed after Walsh – so perhaps he had a say in it.
The other kid from Coventry was signed prior to Walsh.

Phill Thompson
12 Posted 06/09/2016 at 18:55:43
We'd been looking at him for quite a while, Unsy was the main instigator having known him from his Sheffield Utd days.

The goal was a downward header so that it bounced up into the net. Well taken and a hanging leap in the air allowed him to get above the defender. He looked lively in other aspects too so a great start to his international career.

Jay Wood
13 Posted 06/09/2016 at 19:22:50
Pretty lousy images, but good enough to make out the action.

Woeful defending by England for Brazil's two goals, especially the second.

Nice header by our new boy. It was a friendly which Brazil won 2-1, so I don't quite understand why they had penalties also at the end. Typically, England lost 3-2 on those too! However, to add to his match goal, Dominic was one of the two England players who DID convert his pen.


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