Tottenham winger Andros Townsend refuses to take his new fame for granted.

While his displays lit up Wembley and helped secure England's automatic passage into the finals, he is taking ­nothing for granted regarding his own position in Roy ­Hodgson's squad.

Townsend ­said: "Last summer, I had a bad time - as you know.

"I had the chance to go to the Under-21s tournament but, ­obviously, it didn't happen.

"But it gave me the chance to relax, to think about the season ahead and to get my head right. I've come back stronger. That's what I planned to do.

"I can't think about next ­summer at the moment. I can't get carried away. I have got to focus on my club football.

"Every time I get the chance to play for Tottenham, I have to keep playing well and, ­hopefully, the rewards will come at the end of the season."

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