Video Highlights: England Under-21s 3-1 Portugal Under-21s

first_imgEngland Under-21s recorded an impressive victory against Portugal at Turf Moor with local boy Danny Ings netting twice in a clinical display.It may turn out to be an important psychological boost for Gareth Southgate’s team, who face Portugal in their opening match of the European Under-21 Championships next summer.England opened the scoring after six minutes when Ings, who was preferred to the in-form Harry Kane up-front, tucked home Tom Ince’s cross after good work from Nathan Redmond.Jenkinson added the second before half-time with a composed finish from 12 yards against a Portuguese side who had won all 10 of their qualification matches ahead of next summer’s tournament.And Portugal showed their class early in the second half with a well deserved goal when Bernardo Silva stroked the ball through the legs of England keeper Jack Butland.But England’s two goal cushion was re-established on 58 minutes when Ings latched onto a low cross from the influential Redmond to seal a convincing win.Watch the highlights above and leave your thoughts on England’s youngsters below…last_img read more

Kraemer Signs With The BC Lions

first_imgThe Canadian Football League’s BC Lions have signed Drake University quarterback Grant Kraemer, the organization and Kraemer announced this week. That legacy includes Drake legend and Canadian Football Hall of Fame member Johnny Bright who won three Grey Cups in his 12-year career and was the league’s MVP in 1959. Print Friendly Version Kraemer’s signing continues Drake’s tradition of professional success in the CFL. Kraemer is the 14th Bulldog to join a CFL roster and the first since Matt Acree joined the Ottawa Redblacks in 2016. Kraemer recently completed his senior season at Drake and his third as the Bulldogs starting quarterback. Last season he threw for 2,482 yards and 25 touchdowns. In his three seasons under center, he threw for more than 7,500 yards with 68 touchdown passes. He twice tied the school record for touchdown passes in a game with six and his leadership helped the Bulldogs to a 21-12 record over those three seasons.last_img read more