Williams brings in fresh faces

  • Last Updated: January 23 2013, 15:37 GMT

Wales Under-21 boss Geraint Williams has named seven uncapped players in his squad for the friendly against Iceland next month.

Williams has named seven uncapped players in Wales U21 squad

There are two new goalkeepers in the form of Liverpool's Danny Ward and Cheltenham's Connor Roberts, while Swansea's Scott Tancock, Southampton's Lloyd Isgrove, Tom Lawrence of Manchester United, Bristol City's Wes Burns and Leeds forward Chris Dawson are the other uncapped players.

Swansea duo Daniel Alfei and Lee Lucas provide some experience, while Crystal Palace midfielder Jonathan Williams, who has previously been called up to the senior side, is also included for the February 6 meeting at Stebonheath Park in Llanelli.

The match serves as Wales' preparation ahead of qualifiers for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, which will be held in the Czech Republic.

Williams is searching for his first win since taking over from Brian Flynn last year.

Wales Under-21 squad to face Iceland on February 6: Connor Roberts (Cheltenham), Danny Ward (Liverpool), Danny Alfei (Wrexham, on loan from Swansea), Kieron Freeman (Derby), Jonathan Meades, Scott Tancock (Swansea), Joe Walsh (Crawley), Billy Bodin (Torquay), Elliott Hewitt (Ipswich), Emyr Huws (Manchester), Lloyd Isgrove (Southampton), Tom Lawrence (Manchester United), Lee Lucas (Swansea), Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace), Wes Burns (Bristol City), Jake Cassidy (Wolves), Chris Dawson (Leeds), Robert Ogleby (Wrexham).


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