Video: Tottenham prospect Marcus Edwards struck a beauty for England U17s v Ireland


A sensational strike from Spurs academy prospect Marcus Edwards was enough for the England U17 side to earn a place at the European Championship quarter-finals.

The Young Lions won 1-0 against the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday in Bulgaria.

Watch Edwards’ match winning golazo below!

England (4-2-3-1): 1 Paul Woolston (Newcastle); 2 James Yates (Everton), 5 Reece Oxford (captain; West Ham), 6 Danny Collinge (Stuttgart), 3 Jay Dasilva (Chelsea); 18 Herbie Kane (Liverpool), 8 Daniel Wright (Sunderland); 7 Nathan Holland (Everton), 10 Marcus Edwards (Tottenham), 17 Layton Ndukwu (Leicester); 9 Ike Ugbo (Chelsea)

Substitutes: 11 Chrissy Willock (Arsenal) for Ndukwu 41, 15 Easah Suliman (Aston Villa) for Collinge 49, 16 Stephy Mavididi (Arsenal) for Ugbo 72.

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