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Fairclough excited by game at U's

Paul Fairclough
Fairclough is optimistic Oxford fans will back his side in numbers

England C manager Paul Fairclough says he is relishing the opportunity for his side to take on their Belgian counterparts at the Kassam Stadium.

The match at the home of Oxford United is the final of the International Challenge Trophy.

"It is a marvellous marvellous venue," Fairclough told BBC Oxford.

"I have been over to Oxford United a couple of times this season to see them play. I was just amazed by the passion that was there in the crowd."

He added: "When I saw the crowd for the final game of the season, it was just amazing."

The match on May 19th is likely to feature Oxford United striker James Constable, who has been included in the squad.


England Squad

Lance CRONIN - GK - Ebbsfleet United FC

Adam BARTLETT - GK - Unattached

Daniel GLEESON - Cambridge United FC

Exodus GEOHAGHAN - Kettering Town FC

Darius CHARLES - Ebbsfleet United FC

Shaun DENSMORE - Altrincham FC

Scott LAIRD - Stevenage Borough FC

Russell PENN - Kidderminster Harriers FC

Sean NEWTON - Droylsden FC

Lee TOMLIN - Rushden & Diamonds FC

Joel BYROM - Stevenage FC

James CONSTABLE - Oxford United FC

Andy FLEMING - Wrexham FC

Paul CLAYTON - Alfreton Town FC

Liam HEARN - Alfreton Town FC

Nicky WROE - Torquay United FC



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