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International Round Up

A latest round up of the Clarets featuring internationally this weekend

11 October 2019

Six Burnley first-team players are in action over the next few days representing their native countries, see below to find out where and when the stars are playing.

Among the group are goalkeeping duo Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Nick Pope, representing Northern Ireland and England respectively.

Dwight McNeil is involced in the Three Lions’ U21 set-up, while Irish pair Jeff Hendrick and Kevin Long link-up with Ireland and Johann Berg Gudmundsson with Iceland.

Peacock-Farrell started for Northern Ireland on Thursday night, as Michael O’Neil’s side fell to a 3-1 defeat In Rotterdam, despite taking the lead in the 75th minute through striker Josh Magennis.

The young goalkeeper will next be in action on Monday, 14th October (6pm KO), as O’Neil’s side take on Czech Republic in Prague in a friendly.

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Pope is a part of Gareth Southgate’s squad, with two EURO 2020 qualifiers on the cards, as they face the Czech Republic on Friday (7:45pm KO) in Prague, before a trip to Sofia to take on Bulgaria on Monday evening (7:45pm KO).

Dwight McNeil could make his England U21 debut on Friday evening in Maribor (5pm KO), as Aidy Boothroyd’s side take on Slovenia in a friendly, before retuning to England to face Austria on Monday (7:45 KO) in a EURO Championship qualifier at Stadium MK.

Irish duo Jeff Hendrick and Kevin Long have two upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers. Firstly, Mick McCarthy’s side take on Georgia on Saturday (2pm KO) in Tbilisi, before travelling to Switzerland on Tuesday evening (7:45pm KO) to play their second EURO 2020 qualifier.

And finally, Gudmundsson could feature in two EURO 2020 qualifiers, as Iceland host last year’s World Cup Champions, France, on Friday (7:45pm KO), before facing Andorra on Monday night (7:45pm KO).

(All kick off timings are UK times)


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