Derby County - Hughes Earns Under 21 Call-up
UK time is: 16:16:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Hughes Earns Under 21 Call-up

Will Hughes' form has earned him a call up to the England Under-21 side for their friendly with Norther Ireland at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening.

Hughes has made sixteen appearances for The Rams this season, scoring twice during the process, after making his full debut in the final game of last season against Peterborough United. Having started the season in the first-team his performances have kept him in the side on merit and after scoring his second goal of the season against Millwall at the weekend Nigel Clough praised the youngster telling

"We`re obviously really pleased for Will that he`s received this call-up and it`s tremendous news for not only him, but also the Club and the Academy. His performances have belied his young age and to be called up to the England U21 squad at just 17 and a half speaks volumes of the type of player, and person, he is.'

The full squad is as follows:

Ben Amos (Manchester United), Sam Johnstone (Manchester United), Jason Steele (Middlesbrough), Nathaniel Chalobah (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Tom Lees (Leeds United), Liam Moore (Leicester City), Jack Robinson (Liverpool), Adam Smith (Tottenham Hotspur), Andre Wisdom (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Will Hughes (Derby County), Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers), Josh McEachran (Chelsea), Nick Powell (Manchester United), Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur), Benik Afobe (Arsenal), Sammy Ameobi (Newcastle United), Tom Ince (Blackpool), Connor Wickham (Sunderland), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace).

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: MikeC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 11 2012

Time: 6:00PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

Rams In For Left Back? (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Johnson Misses Hull Clash (Monday November 23 2015)

Positives Aplenty For Clement & Thorne (Monday November 23 2015)

Rams Down Bluebirds (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Derby County v Cardiff CIty (Sunday November 22 2015)

Video - Cardiff Highlights (h) (Sunday November 22 2015)

Derby v Cardiff City - Team Line Ups (Saturday November 21 2015)

A Stern Test Over The Next Four Games (Friday November 20 2015)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diddyram 3

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Hull City 17 10 5 2 18 35
2. Brighton 17 9 8 0 9 35
3. Middlesbrough 17 10 3 4 13 33
4. Derby County 17 9 6 2 13 33
5. Burnley 17 9 6 2 9 33
6. Birmingham 17 8 4 5 6 28
7. Reading 17 7 6 4 7 27

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Keeper proud of record
Middlesbrough : 25/11/2015 15:17:00
Midfielder extends stay
Middlesbrough : 25/11/2015 13:37:01
Five-a-side: Best of both!
Birmingham : 25/11/2015 13:00:00
Tom Lees - Premier League with Wednesday is my aim!
Sheff Wed : 25/11/2015 12:15:01
Manchester United Goalkeeper linked with Wolves
Wolves : 25/11/2015 10:23:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v. Cardiff City
Suggested By:  MikeC
Carson 3%
Christie 0%
Keogh 0%
Shackell 0%
Warnock 30%
Thorne 46%
Johnson 7%
Butterfield 0%
Ince 7%
Martin 0%
Weimann 7%
Bryson 0%
Russell 0%
Baird 0%