Henley called in by Wales for Mexico match

Henley called in by Wales for Mexico match

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Henley called in by Wales for Mexico match


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Gareth Bale and five other players will not be available for Wales' friendly against Mexico this coming Sunday, and one of the replacements called in is American-born Adam Henley.

The 17-year-old left back, who was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, is among the six players who have been summoned by Wales head coach Chris Coleman as replacements for the upcoming friendly versus Mexico at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on May 27.

Henley, who made his professional debut this season with Blackburn Rovers, has yet to be capped by Wales. But he has represented the country at youth levels before.

Bale and five other players (Celtic's Joe Ledley, Cardiff City's Darcy Blake, Blackpool's Neal Eardley, Crystal Palace's Lewis Price, and Sunderland's David Vaughan) withdrew from contention for the friendly due to injury. The other replacements called in by Coleman are Jazz Richards (Swansea City), Jermaine Easter (Crystal Palace), Joel Lynch (Nottingham Forest), and Owain Fon Williams (Tranmere Rovers).

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