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Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings is the very first Somerset player to represent England Bath City News

Research by ACME Whistles revealed that this was the first time a football player from Somerset had represented his country.

Bath-born center-back Tyrone Mings was recently selected from Gareth Southgate’s 26-man England squad to play at Euro 2020.

As a result, the Aston Villa defender will make history as the first Somerset footballer to represent their national team.

Although there have already been eight players from South West England to represent the national team, none of them were from Somerset.

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Mings was born on March 13, 1993 and began his football career in Yate Town after studying at Millfield School in Street, Somerset.

He went through a series of clubs, including AFC Bournemouth in the South West, before joining Aston Villa in 2018 on loan, before signing definitively in the summer of 2019.

He received his first call-up to the England squad in 2019 and has now been selected to join the UEFA Euro 2020 squad.

Ben McFarlane, Sales and Marketing Manager at ACME Whistles said: ‚ÄúTyrone is a true inspiration to players of all skill levels in Bath. With the new squad announced this week and the eyes of the nation on the action, we hope the next generation of players in the region will be inspired to follow in Tyrone’s footsteps.

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Source: www.somersetlive.co.uk
This notice was published: 2021-06-04 16:45:39

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