Fleetwood keeper Crellin starts for England at the U17 World Cup

Fleetwood Town youngster Billy Crellin has been named in the starting line-up for England's game against Iraq at the U17 World Cup in India.

Saturday, 14th October 2017, 4:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:19 am
Billy Crellin with chairman Andy Pilley after signing a professional contract at Fleetwood

Crellin, 17, has been on the bench for the Young Lions’ two opening group games the 4-0 opening win over Chile and for the 3-2 win over Mexico.

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Now with England’s passage to the next stage of the competition secure Crellin, who is from Fleetwood, gets his chance to shine in place of Manchester City stopper Curtis Anderson.