SAINTS CALLED UP FOR FRIENDLY INTERNATIONAL

  • Thu, Aug 03, 2006 @ 13:02

NOEL HAVERTY AND DEREK FORAN join up with Ireland's U18 squad for this weekend's friendly international against Malta.

The current St Pat's U17s players are part of an 18-man panel comprised of players currently playing their football within schoolboy leagues around the country and the eircom Under-21 league.

U18 manager Sean McCaffrey is presently in Hungary with the U17 International squad so FAI Player Development Manager John Morling will be in charge for the game.

"Most of the lads have been involved in the FAI's 'Emerging Talent Programme', which was piloted in three Regional centres around the country last season and they have been selected on merit based on assessments of their training and match performance." explained Morling.

“The Malta game is an opportunity for them to stake a claim for recognition ahead of next year's UEFA U19 qualifying series,” continued Morling. "This is a full International and for most of the squad, it will be their first Irish cap."

Under-18 Friendly Match
Sunday, April 6th
Republic of Ireland v Malta
Dalymount Park,
Kick Off: 7:00pm





Next Fixture

Derry City / April 28th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Maginn Park

Latest Tweets

League Table

Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City1030
2Dundalk1021
3Bray Wanderers1021
4Limerick1015
5Derry City914
6Shamrock Rovers1012
7Drogheda United1012
8Finn Harps1011
9Bohemian FC1010
10Sligo Rovers109
11St. Patrick's Athletic108
12Galway United FC95