INTERNATIONALS: MIXED FORTUNES FOR UNDER-17S
Chelsea Academy players were among the goals as England Under-17s cruised to a big win in their second game in a tournament in Armenia.
Playing on the FA's 150th birthday, the young England side beat Gibraltar 8-0 on Saturday afternoon, with Chelsea schoolboy Dominic Solanke adding to his goal in a 4-0 win over the hosts on Thursday with two goals in this latest game.
Isaiah Brown (pictured) was also on target to make it 6-0 having come on as a sub, before turning creator for England's seventh. Solanke, playing on the right of a front three, hit the fourth and eighth goals and supplied the pass for the third.
The third Chelsea player in the squad, Isaac Christie-Davies, started the game in midfield.
England Under-17s complete the first qualifying round tournament for the European Under-17 Championships on Tuesday with a game against Republic of Ireland.
Isak Ssewankambo's participation in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates is at an end. Having missed Sweden's opener and come off after only 15 minutes of the second game, the Sweden Football Federation report a scan showed the Chelsea player's thigh injury will not heal in time for him to play a part in the tournament so he is returning to London.