Young stopper to head to Germany next month to represent his country.
Southend United are pleased to announce that goalkeeper Ted Smith has received a call up for the England under-20 team.
This is the second call up Ted has received in the age category having been a part of the matches against the Czech Republic in September 2015.
Ted will be on international duty for his country between the 4th-14th October.
Smith is likely to be involved in the three-game tournament – the Mercedes-Benz Elite Cup in Germany, with opponents from the Netherlands, Germany and Turkey.
Good luck, Ted!
The full squad is below:
Goalkeepers: Ted Smith (Southend United), Russell Griffiths (Colwyn Bay, loan from Everton), Joe Wildsmith (Sheffield Wednesday)
Defenders: Ashley Smith-Brown (Manchester City), Ola Aina (Chelsea), Mason Holgate (Everton), Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Reece Burke (Bradford City, loan from West Ham), Baily Cargill (AFC Bournemouth), Harry Toffolo (Norwich City)
Midfielders: Bryn Morris (Coventry City, loan from Middlesbrough), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur), Reece Brown (Birmingham City), Harrison Reed (Southampton), Matt Grimes (Swansea City), Cameron Brannagan (Liverpool), Demarai Gray (Birmingham City), Brandon Barker (Manchester City)
Forwards: Alex Gilliead (Newcastle United), Ryan Kent (Coventry City, loan from Liverpool), Nathan Oduwa (Glasgow Rangers, loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Tyler Walker (Nottingham Forest), Sam Gallagher (MK Dons, loan from Southampton)