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Conlan Answers Irish Call

3 September 2013

Clarets defender Luke Conlan has received a call-up to the Northern Ireland U21 squad for next week’s Euro qualifier against Belgium.
 
Left back Conlan, 19, joins the Irish squad immediately for the U21 Qualifier at the Stadion Den Dreef on Monday, September 9.
 
Congratulations to Luke from all at Turf Moor.

Other call-ups, originally announced last week on the official website, are as follows: 

Striker Sam Vokes will link up with the Wales squad for their World Cup double header against Macedonia and Serbia.
 
The Welsh face Macedonia in Skopje on Friday, 6th September, before hosting Serbia in Cardiff four days later, on Tuesday, September 10th.
 
Fellow defender Danny Lafferty is on duty with Northern Ireland for their World Cup matches against Portugal and Luxembourg.
 
Lafferty, who starred in Ireland’s momentous victory over Russia earlier this month is suspended for the first game against the Portuguese in Belfast on Friday, September 6, but is expected to feature ) in the Josy Barthel Stadium the following Tuesday.
 
Fellow defender David Edgar, meanwhile,joins his Canadian colleagues in Valencia, Spain for a 10-day training camp, during which they will play two friendies against African minnows Mauritania. 

Elsewhere, Cameron Howiseon is again on international duty with New Zealand, as part of the 19-man squad taking part in the OSN Cup, a four-team tournament in Saudi Arabia. The All Whites' first game is against the hosts in Riyadh on Thursday, September 5, with either a final or third-placed play off the following Monday against either the UAE or Trinidad and Tobago. 
 
There is a four-day training camp for Australia in London between September 6-9, which will be attended by Clarets Development squad goalkeeper Daniel Nizic and youth team duo Callum Richardson and Kevin Ly.
 
And defender Cameron Dummigan - last year’s youth team player of the year - is included in the Northern Ireland U19 squad travelling to Vienna for a friendly against Austria on Wednesday, September 11.


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