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UNDER 21: Wales 4 Andorra 0

Wales Under 21: Photo linked from faw.org.ukWALES 4 ANDORRA 0
GOALS:
Bodin 22, 33.
Vieira og 44.
Doble 59.






Two goals from Billy Bodin earned the Under 21s a comfortable 4-0 win in the UEFA Under-21 Championship Group 3 qualifier against Andorra.

The impressive Bodin struck after the 22nd and 33rd minutes, his second strike a thunderous volley from inside the box.

Wales were 3-0 up at half time when a David Stephens' header was diverted into the net by the unlucky Xavier Vieira. Ryan Doble added a fourth on the hour, firing home from an acute angle.

Final score: Wales 4 Andorra 0.

Att: 2,000 (source UEFA.com).

Wales line up:
1. Chris Maxwell, 2. Adam Henley, 3. Kieron Freeman, 4. Ashley Richards (Capt),5. David Stephens, 6. Troy Brown, 7. Billy Bodin, 8. Jake Howells, 9. Jake Cassidy, 10. Jake Taylor, 11. Ryan Doble

Subs:
12. Daniel Ward, 13. Joe Walsh, 14. Ashton Taylor, 15. Paul Dummett, 16. Tom Bradshaw, 17. Robert Ogleby, 18. Elliott Chamberlain.

Group 3

Teams P W D L F A +/- Pts
1 Czech Republic Czech Republic 4 3 1 0 12 1 11 10
2 Wales Wales 6 3 1 2 7 4 3 10
3 Montenegro Montenegro 5 3 0 2 13 6 7 9
4 Armenia Armenia 5 2 2 1 6 4 2 8
5 Andorra Andorra 6 0 0 6 0 23 -23 0


TEAM NEWS:
Rhys Taylor, Tom Bender, Lee Lucas and Elliott Hewitt have withdrawn due to injury. Called up are Danny Ward (Liverpool), Ashton Taylor (Tranmere Rovers), Joe Walsh (Swansea City) and Paul Dummett (Newcastle United).

The Under 21 squad will have a media session on Tuesday 28th February at 1.30pm. Ashley Richards will captain the side.

- Flynn: Prepares to face Andorra 
- sportinglife.com

Wales squad:
Chris Maxwell (Wrexham), Rhys Taylor (Chelsea) (loan Rotherham United).

Tom Bender (Colchester United) (loan Accrington), Troy Brown (Rotherham United) (loan Aldershot Town), Kieron Freeman (Nottingham Forest) (loan Notts County), Adam Henley (Blackburn Rovers), Ashley Richards (Swansea City), David Stephens (Hibernian).

Billy Bodin (Swindon Town), Ryan Doble (Southampton) (loan Bury), Elliott Hewitt (Macclesfield Town), Jake Howells (Luton Town), Lee Lucas (Swansea City (loan Burton Albion).

Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town), Jake Cassidy (Wolves), Elliott Chamberlain (Leicester City), Robert Ogleby (Wrexham), Jake Taylor (Reading) (loan Exeter City).

Stand by players:
Jonathan Bond (Watford), David Cornell (Swansea City) (loan Hereford United), Daniel Ward (Liverpool), Paul Dummett (Newcastle United), Alex Evans (Cardiff City), Jonathan Meades (Cardiff City), Aston Taylor (Tranmere Rovers), Joe Walsh (Swansea City), Tom Lawrence (Manchester United).


Full Wales squad to be confirmed on Monday 20th.

Called up according to their clubs are Jake Howells, Tom Bradshaw, Jazz Richards, Lee Lucas, Chris Maxwell, Robert Ogleby and Tom Bender. Daniel Alfei is suspended.



The Wales v Andorra Under 21 UEFA qualifier will be played at the Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium, Wrexham on Wednesday, February 29th 2012.

Kick off will be at 4pm, with free admission.

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The FAW had hoped to move the game back 24 hours to avoid a clash with the Senior International against Costa Rica.

After consultation with UEFA, it was not possible to do this, buy an earlier kick off has been agreed.


posted: Wed, 11 Jan, 2012 21:38 UK.

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