England v Australia

Saturday 21 January 2006By ESFA Office

Last Updated:
13/11/2010 15:03:46

Under 18 Schoolboy International

  • Saturday 28 January 2006
  • Stafford Rangers Football Club
  • Kick-off: 2.00pm
  • Tickets: £4 Adults - £2 Children (Seated tickets £6)

To pre-book your tickets contact ESFA HQ. Tickets will be available at the ground on the day of the match.

England will host Australia at Stafford Rangers FC next Saturday (28 Jan) in only the second Schoolboy International between the two countries.  England Schools’ Team Manager, Peter Chisholm, will be hoping for a successful start to this campaign as he prepares his team to mount a challenge to regain the Centenary Shield, which is currently held jointly by Northern Ireland and Eire.

Fixture List

For full list of fixtures view the England 2005-06 Fixture List

England Squad to play Australia

  • Karenjit Aujla (Dorset & Poole GS)
  • John Brayford (Staffs & Burton College)
  • Lewis Brooks (Lincs & Giles School)
  • Richard Chetcuti (Gtr Manchester & Salford Coll)
  • Craig Heenighan (Ceshire & Widnes College)
  • Matthew Hollyoak (Kent & Tunbridge Wells GS)
  • Lewis Irish (Somerset & Millfield School)
  • Alex Johnson (Leics & St Paul’s School)
  • Joe Mellings (Warks & Trinity School)
  • Antony Moulds (Beds & Queensbury School)
  • Ian Parkes (Kent & Tunbridge Wells GS)
  • Willem Puddy (Gloucs & Hartpury College)
  • Carl Reynolds (Gloucs & Cirencester College)
  • Ryan Sammons (Essex & Havering College)
  • Shaun Taylor (Hants & Sandown College)
  • Robert Younger (Lincs & Lincoln College)

Have we met before?

The two countries have met before at U15 Schoolboy International level, when England travelled to Australia for a tour during the period of 19 July – 12 August, 1974.  That year England Schools played four warm-up matches which based on an England Representative X1, while the fifth and final game took the form of an official Under 15 Schoolboy International.

Geoff Jennett, the Chairman of the English Schools’ FA that year, must have been a proud man, as he witnessed his Association go unbeaten during the tour.

Results of the 1974 tour to Australia

  • 24 July West Australia  1  England XI  2  Perth
  • 27 July New South Wales  1  England XI  3  Wollongong
  • 31 July North NSW  0  England  XI  3  Newcastle
  • 03 Aug Queensland  0  England  XI  8  Brisbane
  • 10 Aug AUSTRALIA  0  ENGLAND  2  Sydney
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