Apprentices Selected To Represent Young Lions

By: Jack Wylie |
15/03/18 |

Five current apprentices have been selected in a squad of 20 by England Under-18s head coach Neil Dewsnip for their upcoming matches with Qatar, Argentina and Belarus.

Under-17 World Cup winners Billy Crellin (Fleetwood Town), Steven Sessegnon (Fulham), Danny Loader (Reading) and Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolverhampton Wanderers) have all progressed to Under-18 level, while there is a first England call-up for Newcastle United defender Adam Wilson.

In addition, former apprentices Josef Bursik (formerly of AFC Wimbledon), Lewis Gibson (formerly of Newcastle United) and Callum Wright (formerly of Blackburn Rovers) have also been named in the squad.

The Young Lions face Qatar at St George’s Park on Wednesday 21 March before taking on Argentina on Friday 23 March and Belarus on Monday 26 March.


  • Billy Crellin (Fleetwood Town)
  • Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • Danny Loader (Reading)
  • Steven Sessegnon (Fulham)
  • Adam Wilson (Newcastle United)
  • Josef Bursik (Stoke City – formerly of AFC Wimbledon)
  • Lewis Gibson (Everton – formerly of Newcastle United)
  • Callum Wright (Leicester City – formerly of Blackburn Rovers)