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Phil Jones gets England call-up

Phil Jones gets England call-up

Blackburn Rovers centre back Phil Jones has backed up a promising start to his Rovers career with a first call-up to the England U19 squad.

The 17-year-old has been drafted into Noel Blake's side for their friendly match against Turkey in the luxury location of Scunthorpe.

Jones has only just plonked up on the radar for Blackburn but has put in two great shows at centre back in the Carling Cup, first at Forest and then at home to Peterborough. So to say this call up is deserved would be an understatement.

Expect this boy to go far.

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday November 13 2009
Time: 2:51PM


good to see, he plays very well alongside Ryan Nelsen. All he needs is an experienced head alongside him!
Mikey Delap
13/11/2009 14:54:00
Another step in his development, good for Phil and good for Rovers!!
13/11/2009 18:05:00
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