Former Weston-super-Mare loanee heads to France to play for Wales

PUBLISHED: 09:33 01 June 2017 | UPDATED: 09:40 01 June 2017

Lloyd Humphries' Wales shirt.

Lloyd Humphries' Wales shirt.

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Lloyd Humphries, who spent a chunk of last season on loan at Weston-super-Mare has travelled with the Wales under-20 squad to France, something his former head coach says he is very proud of him for.

The 19-year-old midfielder joined the Seagulls back in October from Sky Bet Championship side Cardiff City and even scooped an end of season award, having been awarded the man of the match award the most times throughout the season.

Humphries was an unused substitute in the side’s opening match of the Toulon tournament against hosts France as the side drew 0-0 in what was a positive start to the competition.

Weston’s head coach Scott Bartlett told the Mercury he is not surprised about Humphries’ inclusion.

He said: “It is great for Lloyd and everyone at Weston.

“He had a big impact on our club last season and his inclusion in the Wales squad reflects well on what he has achieved over the past year.”

Lloyd Humphries tries his luck. (Picture: Will.T.Photography)Lloyd Humphries tries his luck. (Picture: Will.T.Photography)

Wales face Bahrain tomorrow (Friday) in their second match of the tournament.


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