Former Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt receives his first senior international call-up

Former Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt has received his first senior international call-up - at the age of 29.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 1:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th March 2021, 1:22 pm

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The defender is one of six English-born players to be called up to the Jamaican national squad.

Tilt has made 25 appearances for Wigan Athletic this season on loan from Championship side Rotherham United.

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The centre-back joined the Millers for an undisclosed fee from Blackpool in January 2020, having made 111 appearances during his time at Bloomfield Road.

Tilt, who was born in England but is of Jamaican descent, is joined in the squad by Amari'i Bell (Blackburn Rovers), Ethan Pinnock (Brentford), Liam Moore (Reading), Wesley Harding (Rotherham) and Andre Gray (Watford).

The other English-based players to return to the squad are Adrian Mariappia (Bristol City), Michael Hector (Fulham), Ravel Morrison (unattached) and Omar Holness (Darlington FC).

Jamaica take on USA in a friendly in Austria on Thursday, March 25.

Tilt is currently on loan with Wigan Athletic

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