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Posted: Thu 07 Aug 2014
Author: Andy Walker

Will Packwood

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Blues defender Will Packwood added to his international honours with a first cap for USA U23s.

The 21-year-old started as the Americans overcame the Bahamas 5-1 in Nassau on Wednesday. The fixture was a part of the squad's preparations for the 2016 Olympic qualifying.

Elsewhere, three Blues Ladies players turned out for England Women U20s as they started their World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against South Korea in Canada.

Defender Aoife Mannion and striker Mel Lawley started for the Lionesses in Moncton, while forward Abbeyleigh Stringer was an 82nd minute substitute.

This followed Karen Carney's two-goal show for the England Women senior side during their 4-0 friendly defeat of Sweden in Hartlepool.

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