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14 November 2012

Townsend delight at U21 caps

Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend has spoken of his honour at representing England following his first start for the U21 national team.

Speaking after the 2-0 win against Northern Ireland U21’s Andros added: “I was delighted to be given my first start. It’s a real honour. I came up through the age groups at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 but went out of the picture for a few years. I’m delighted to be back, I love pulling on my country’s shirt and I want to do it a few more times!”

After 3 Premier League appearances for Tottenham this season the winger is also looking to build on those. “Any time I step on the pitch it’s all about getting fitness, confidence and showing people what I can do,” he continued. “Hopefully between now and the end of the season I will have more chances”.

“I’ve been learning to come inside and use my right foot and try and get goals on my weaker foot to make myself a bit unpredictable. I’ve got to work on that a bit more and
hopefully it can start coming off for me. I’ve got to keep
playing well when given the chance.”

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