London (AFP) – Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been called into the England squad after Tom Heaton withdrew because of injury, the Football Association announced Sunday. Pickford, who has made five Premier League appearances for northeast side Sunderland so far this season, had been due to join up with the England Under-21 squad But instead the 22-year-old, who played for the Under-21s when England interim manager Gareth Southgate was in charge of the junior side, will join up with the senior squad ahead of their World Cup qualifier away to Slovenia on Tuesday.
Sunderland's England Under-21 international goalkeeper Jordan Pickford extends his contract at the club until 2020.
Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton replaces the injured Joe Hart in England's squad for their forthcoming friendlies.
Burnley goalkeeper and captain Tom Heaton signs a new four-year contract at the newly promoted Premier League club.
Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has replaced Raheem Sterling in the England squad after the in-form Manchester City forward withdrew due to injury, the Football Association announced on...