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Holland U21 0-0 England U21

Jack Wilshere in action for England Under-21s
Wilshere is rated highly by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

England Under-21 boss Stuart Pearce got a chance to run the rule over some of his young stars in their goalless friendly draw against the Dutch.

Arsenal's teenage midfielder Jack Wilshere was given a 30-minute run out, while Frank Fielding impressed in goal.

Fielding parried an effort from Arsenal youngster Nacer Barazite and then kept out a Vurnon Anita effort late on.

Micah Richards had England's best chances but headed over and saw a shot saved by Newcastle's Tim Krul.


Holland U21: Krul, Janmaat, Van Eijden (Bruma 46), Pieters (Blind 46), Kuiper, Donald (John 63), Fer (Van Der Heijden 46), Barazite, De Jong, Biseswar, Emnes (Anita 63).
Subs Not Used: Nienhuis, Goosens, Leerdam.

Booked: Janmaat.

England U21: Loach (Fielding 46), Richards (Naughton 58), Gibbs (Bertrand 58), Mancienne, Tomkins, Rodwell (Smalling 58), Stanislas (Sears 83), Cattermole (Carroll 71), Delph (Wilshere 58), Rose, Vaughan (Sturridge 46).

Att: 6,500.

Ref: Babak Rafati (Germany).



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see also
Blues' Sturridge earns U21s call
05 Aug 09 |  Internationals
Wilshere in frame for World Cup
09 Aug 09 |  Internationals
Wilshere extends Arsenal contract
02 Jul 09 |  Arsenal


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