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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Bluebirds ace Boyes set to win third England cap

BARROW AFC striker Adam Boyes is set to win his third international cap when England C play Italy on Tuesday night.

The 21-year-old (pictured, right) started the Three Lions’ last game – a 3-1 friendly defeat against Gibraltar in November – but will go into the International Challenge Trophy opener having not played for the Bluebirds since the loss at Braintree Town a month ago.

The frontman’s three-match suspension for a red card – awarded retrospectively after the referee mistakenly showed it to team-mate Andy Cook – was due to be completed today when the Bluebirds tackled Forest Green Rovers at Furness Building Society Stadium (3pm).

Tuesday night’s international game at Fleetwood will be a full house as England begin their 2012 campaign against an Azzurri side made up of players from Serie C. England manager Paul Fairclough has named a 16-man squad, with only one player from outside non-league’s top division – Hyde United striker Scott Spencer, who had a summer trial at Barrow – included.

Fairclough is hoping it will be a case of third time lucky, with England having finished runners-up to Belgium and Portugal in the last two International Challenge Trophy tournaments.

Former York, Scunthorpe and Boston ace Boyes, who has scored 20 goals in all competitions for AFC this season, made his England debut as a substitute against Malta in February 2009. He is yet to net in England colours.

Meanwhile, Barrow goalkeeper Danny Hurst continues his recovery from a serious head injury suffered in the FA Trophy second round defeat at Wealdstone six weeks ago.

Bluebirds manager Dave Bayliss said: “It’s hard to say when Danny will be back playing, maybe in two or three weeks.”

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