Saints Named In Ireland Squads For UEFA Qualifiers

  • Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 10:13

The club has happy to annouce that four members of our underage teams have been called up to the National team for upcoming UEFA Qualifiers.

Steven Kinsella, on loan from Everton, has been named in Tom Mohan's Under 19 squad. The Irish head to Tirana for a testing mini-group when they face Albania, Germany and Gibraltar with the top two sides progressing to the main qualifying round. Georgia will host the final tournament from 2 to 15 July 2017.

Brian Maher, Cian Lee and Luke Nolan have been named in Colin O'Brien's Under 17 squad. The Irish will meet the Andorran hosts on Saturday, October 16, then face Kazakhstan on Monday, October 17, before finishing their group against Greece on Wednesday, October 20.

O'Brien's squad will head into the qualifying tournament in good form after a win and a draw against Slovenia in Brdo last month followed up by two wins over Turkey in Cork earlier this month.

Under 17 Fixtures

UEFA U17 Championships Qualifying Round Group 2

Saturday, October 15
Republic of Ireland v Andorra, Andorra la Vella (AND) (3.00pm Irish)

Monday, October 17
Republic of Ireland v Kazakhstan, Andorra la Vella (AND) (10.30am)

Thursday, October 20
Greece v Republic of Ireland, Andorra la Vella (AND) (11.00am)

Under 19 Fixtures

UEFA U19 Championships Qualifying Round Group Four

Thursday, October 6
Albania v Republic of Ireland, Tirana (ALB) (11.00am Irish)

Saturday, October 8
Republic of Ireland v Gibraltar, Durres (ALB) (11.00am Irish)

Tuesday, October 11
Republic of Ireland v Germany, Durres (ALB) (1.00pm Irish)

Next Fixture

Longford Town / May 28th @ 8:45pm
Competition: Under17
Venue: TBC

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