Town duo named in England C squad

Halifax Town v Lincoln. Marc Roberts.
Halifax Town v Lincoln. Marc Roberts.

Town duo Marc Roberts and Matt Pearson have been named in the England C squad for the forthcoming Three Lions International Challenge Trophy.

Pearson has already played for the team this season but it is Roberts’ first call-up to the squad.

The 18 man squad will fly to Prague to play in a behind closed doors training match against Sparta Prague B.

They will then travel to Slovakia for the group game which takes place on Saturday May 24 before a final game against Hungary on the following Tuesday.