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England name squad for Fifa U-17 World Cup

Squad will play most of their matches in Kolkata

Gulf News

London: The England squad for next months FIFA U-17 football World Cup was announced by head coach Steve Cooper here on Tuesday.

A 21-man group will make the trip to India for the competition starting on October 6, where they will face Mexico, Chile and Iraq in the first round of Group F. All matches will be played at the revamped Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata which will also host the final on October 28. Cooper was able to call upon most of the players who helped England to qualify for the World Cup, after reaching the final of the U-17 European Championship last season.

Added to that group is Jadon Sancho, who missed the September get together whilst completing a switch from Manchester City to Borussia Dortmund.