Three new faces for Taylor
By Adam Marshall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Three new faces were named in England's Under-21 squad for Pride Park.
Three new faces were named in England's Under-21 squad for the friendly with Holland at Pride Park.
Tom Huddlestone, Kieran Richardson and Dean Marney are all in Peter Taylor's party but Chelsea's Glen Johnson is out through suspension.
Huddlestone, who is joining Tottenham from Derby County in the summer, and Richardson, who signed for West Brom on loan from Manchester United recently, have both been involved in transfers during the past week.
Another player who switched clubs in January, Liverpool's new keeper Scott Carson, is also included and seeks his ninth cap at this level.
Michael Dawson (Tottenham) and Dean Ashton (Norwich) are another two players who were elevated from The Championship to the top-flight.
England Under-21 squad:
Lee Camp (Derby), Scott Carson (Liverpool), Andrew Lonergan (Preston); Leighton Baines (Wigan), Michael Dawson (Tottenham), Daniel Harding (Brighton), Justin Hoyte (Arsenal), Liam Ridgewell (Aston Villa), Steven Taylor (Newcastle); Tom Huddlestone (Derby), Dean Marney (Tottenham), Wayne Routledge (Crystal Palace), Darren Carter (Birmingham), James Milner (Newcastle), Gary O'Neil (Portsmouth), Kieran Richardson (West Brom), Jon Welsh (Liverpool), Ben Watson (Crystal Palace), Peter Whittingham (Aston Villa); Darren Bent (Ipswich), Carlton Cole (Aston Villa), Jonathan Stead (Blackburn), Dean Ashton (Norwich).