Date: 27th September 2007 at 12:13pm
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Josh Wright has been selected for the England Under-19 squad for the forthcoming UEFA Qualifying Tournament in England.

The Three Lions will be playing Iceland, Romania and Belgium and Wright will be hoping to add to his international capps by taking part and has a good chance, competing for a place in the 18-man squad.

Manager Brian Eastick saw Wright in action in the 0-0 draw with Rochdale, along with 15 other scouts from league one up to the Premier League, many of whom were undoubtedly there to watch the magestical Jason Puncheon who is tipped to play in England’s in the Premiership.

Creative midfielder Wright has already played for England at U16, U17 and U18 level and will now make the step up to the Under-19s alongside the likes of Chelsea’s Scott Sinclair, one of England’s brightest prospects.

As a result of his call-up, Wright will miss Barnet’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Second-Round Tie at Brighton & Hove Albion, but more importantly the home game against Mansfield Town on the 9th and 13 of October, respectively.

And Wright can expect a long stay in the Under 19 squad because he is still on 17 years of age.

Eastick told the FA website: The head coach said: ‘We all expect to do well against Ireland, Belgium and Romania next month, and we’ll be looking to progress to the Elite section and then push on to the finals in the Czech Republic next year.

‘The preliminary qualifiers will be tough as it’s three intense games in a short space of time, but there will also be more time to work with the players on the training ground and get the little things right.’