Football: Thornbury Town youngster makes England debut

Gazette Series: Adam Wilson in action for England Adam Wilson in action for England

FORMER Castle School pupil Adam Wilson made his debut for the England U23 Learning Disability team against Northern Ireland in a friendly international in Belfast recently.

Wilson, 16, had to get through regional and national trials to get his chance in the team.

The Thornbury Town U18 player, who is also a talented middle distance runner with Yate and District AC, started the game in midfield and contributed to a very competitive encounter, which a more experienced Northern Ireland side narrowly won 3-2.

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