Coulson enjoys his Russian experience

Former Scarborough striker Michael Coulson in England action
Former Scarborough striker Michael Coulson in England action

Former Scarborough FC star Michael Coulson took to the international stage again on Tuesday night when he was part of the England C side that lost out to Russia’s under-21s.

The game, at Dynamo Moscow’s Khimky Arena, was an International Challenge and England were put to the sword by a strong Russian side, including a Real Madrid youngster and a Champions League star.

But Coulson, who came off the bench for 30 minutes, enjoyed the experience.

Coulson said: “I didn’t start as I missed a couple of days training with a niggle, which was a bit frustrating.

“But there was no way I wasn’t going to get on the pitch and get my cap.

“It was good to be on a pitch with such good players and to see how they go about their football, it was great learning experience.”