Wickham wins call-up

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by Stuart Vose

Striker named in England U21 squad.

Connor Wickham has been named in the England Under-21 squad for the upcoming internationals against Azerbaijan and Norway.

The 19-year-old has been included in Stuart Pearce's 23-man squad for the two Euro 2013 qualifiers.

Wickham and the Young Lions will face the Azeris in Baku next Thursday (September 6) before heading back to the UK to take on Norway at Chesterfield's Proact Stadium the following Monday (September 10).

Former Black Cats Martyn Waghorn and Jordan Henderson have also been named in the squad.