Hatters star earns Wales U21 call

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L10-438 LTFC v Grays Athletic at Kenilworth Road. Luton, Luton won 6:0'Mark Wood'JR 14'5.4.10'Jake Howells

LUTON Town youngster Jake Howells has bagged a surprise call up for the Welsh U21 squad to face Hungary at Haverfordwest on Wednesday August 10, writes Mike Simmonds.

The 20-year-old, born in Hemel Hempstead, represented England C last season, but still qualifies to play for Wales through one of his grandfathers.

He joins up with the likes of Chelsea’s Rhys Taylor and Newcastle’s Paul Dummet in Brian Flynn’s squad for the friendly at Conygar Bridge Meadow Stadium.

Full Wales U21 squad: Rhys Taylor (Chelsea), Chris Maxwell (Wrexham), Paul Dummett (Newcastle), Daniel Alfie (Swansea City), Jazz Richards (Swansea City), Tom Bender (Colchester), Troy Brown (Rotherham), Joe Walsh (Swansea City), Lee Lucas (Swansea City), Joe Partington (AFC Bournemouth), Jake Howells (Luton), Jake Taylor (Reading), Billy Bodin (Swindon), Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace ), Robert Ogleby (Heart of Midlothian), Ryan Doble (Southampton), Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury), Elliott Chamberlain (Leicester).