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A talented young stopper who was involved with the Under-21s early on in his career, Luke Southwood also represented England at Under-19 level.
In 2016-17, Southwood guarded the Royals goal on 17 occasions for the U23s, notably keeping a clean sheet in a 2-0 win away at Manchester United earlier in the season.
He also represented his country and kept a clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Senegal as England U20s secured a Tournoi tournament victory back in March 2017.
The Academy graduate goalkeeper was also included in England's 21-man squad which travelled to the Far East for the U20 World Cup Finals in South Korea.
At club level, Southwood has had loan spells with Bath and Eastleigh in the National League, and most recently Scotland’s Hamilton Academical, a deal that is due to see him return to the Royals in January 2020.