23 April 2009

NI SQUAD NAMED FOR ‘B’ INTERNATIONAL

(From IrishFA.com)

NIGEL Worthington has named an 18 man squad for the Tennent’s B International Challenge Match against Scotland on May 6.

The game at Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld (home of Clyde FC) will kick-off at 7.30pm.

The manager will be assisted by coaches Steve Beaglehole and Alfie Wylie (U21 team manager and assistant manager respectively); and goalkeeping coach Alan Fettis.

Northern Ireland squad: (updated 5 May 2009)
Goalkeepers
Jonathan Tuffey. Partick Thistle.. 20.01.87
Trevor Carson... Sunderland....... 05.03.88


Defenders
Robbie Weir..... Sunderland....... 09.12.88
Chris Casement.. Ipswich.......... 12.01.88
Ryan McGivern... Manchester City.. 08.01.90
Scott Gibb...... Stirling Albion.. 16.09.88
Shane Duffy..... Everton.......... 01.01.92
Daniel Lafferty. Celtic........... 18.05.89


Midfielders
Michael O'Connor Crewe Alexandra.. 06.10.87
Corry Evans..... Manchester United 30.07.90
Niall McGinn.... Celtic........... 20.07.87
Robert Garrett.. Linfield......... 05.05.88
Pat McCourt..... Celtic........... 16.12.83
Oliver Norwood.. Manchester United 12.04.91
Shane Ferguson.. Newcastle United. 12.07.91


Forwards
Andrew Little... Rangers.......... 12.05.89
James Lawrie.... Port Vale........ 18.12.90
Josh McQuoid.... Bournemouth...... 15.12.90


Withdrawals:
Craig Cathcart (Manchester United - on loan at Plymouth Argyle); Adam Chapman (Oxford United); Jeff Hughes (Bristol Rovers); Rory McArdle (Rochdale); Martin Donnelly (Crusaders); Jamie Ward (Sheffield United); Dean Shiels (Doncaster Rovers); Curtis Allen (Lisburn Distillery).

If you wish to cheer on the Northern Ireland boys you can pay at the turnstiles on the night - £5 Adults and £2 concessions. The turnstiles will open at 6.30 pm.

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