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Blades 'keepers receive recognition

7 November 2013

George Long has received another international call up as United's goalkeepers are celebrated.


Long, 20 this week, is in the England U21s squad for Euro qualifiers against Finland and San Marino.


The Three Lions have a home double-header to bring their 2013 fixture list to a close, the fixtures will be played at MK Dons and Shrewsbury Town.


Long is one of three goalkeepers selected, the others being Jack Butland of Stoke City and Watford's Jonathan Bond.


Earlier this week, it was announced that Blades Academy goalkeeper, Jake Eastwood was selected for an England U18s training camp, whilst fellow youth stopper, Gareth Owen is on a standby list for Wales U19s, who face Georgia in a Euro qualifier.


Additionally, a fourth Blades goalkeeper has been recognised as George Willis, 18, is on stand-by for England U19s ahead of their fixture with their Hungarian counterparts in Budapest.


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