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Blackburn's Derbyshire hits England U21 winner

Blackburn Rovers striker Matt Derbyshire struck the winner for England U21 as they defeated Montenegro 1-0 last night.

England coach Stuart Pearce said: "We've kicked off a weekend of English sport with a victory and I hope we can sweep the board.

"We're taking the players to Wembley and then we'll all be watching the rugby.

"The whole nation will be glued to that and I think it's really important that we watch both games. I also think it's important for them to watch the seniors live.

"They can learn by watching the players who play in the same position because that's what they must aspire to."

Derbyshire's 20th-minute goal was enough to take England to the top of Group Three after main rivals Portugal slipped up in Bulgaria.

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