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Aaron Donnelly

Name: Aaron Donnelly Born: 8 June 2003 Height:  Weight:  Position: Centre Back / Left-Back Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21. Club Career: Magherafelt Sky Blues Youth Dungannon United  Youth Nottingham Forest Aug-21   Youth  Biography: Left-sided defender came through the ranks of Dungannon United before joining Nottingham Forest in 2019. He was awarded a first professional deal in August 2021 Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 02-06-2021 Scotland A W 2-1 FR

John McGovern

Name: John McGovern  Born: 17th October 2002, Newry Height: 5.09 ft / 1.75 m Weight: 11.00 st / 70 kg Position: Forward / Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Under-19. Club Honours: (with Newry) NIFL Championship Winner 2021/22. Club Career: Newry City 19/20- date Biography: To follow. Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 08-10-2021 Russia A L 0-1

Barry Baggley

Name: Barry Thomas Crowe Born: 11 January 2002, Turf Lodge, Belfast Height: 5.09 ft / 1.75 m Weight: 10.01 st / 64 kg Position: Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Under-19, Under-17, Under-16. Club Career: Teams ........ -Seasons- Signed -Fee- League FA Cup FL Cup Other Glentoran .....................  Youth 0(0)/0 Fleetwood Town 18/9-date   Sep-18 Youth   Altrincham ...  21/2 ....   Jul-21  . Loan 2(0)/1 1(0)/0  (National League) Biography: Northern Ireland Under-21 international included in a "senior" end-of-season training squad in 2022.  Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 02-06-2021 Scotland A W 2-1

Conor McMenamin

Name:  Born: 24 August 1995 Height: Weight: Position: Forward / Winger Club Honours: (...) Club Career: Teams .......... -Seasons- Signed League Linfield .......  12/3-14/5        1(6)/0  Loughgall ...... 14/5 ......   Loan  Glentoran ...... 15/6 ....   Jun-15  Warrenpoint Town 16/7-17/8  Cliftonville ... 18/9-20/1 May-18 Glentoran ...... 20/1-date   Jan-21 Biography: Conor McMenamin was a big-money signing for Glentoran in January 2021, in fact it took cash plus Northern Ireland Under-21 player Paul O'Neill to prise him away from Cliftonville. Good form goalscoring form in his first full season at the Oval, which yielded 20 Premiership goals, saw McMenamin called into a Northern Ireland end-of-season training camp. He retained his place for the June 2022 Nations League games. Northern Ireland Full Cap Details: 05-06-2022 Cyprus A D 0-0 ENL sub

Shea Charles

Name: Shea Charles  Born: 5 November 2003, Manchester (ENG)  Height:  Weight:  Position: Centre-Back  Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Full, Under-21, Under-19, Under-16.  Club Career: Manchester City Jul-21 Biography: Shea Charles joined Manchester City as a 9 year-old, signing his first professional contract in July 2021. In 2022 he was part of the City Under-21 squad that claimed the Premier League 2 title and that summer he was called into the Northern Ireland senior squad for the end-of-season Nations League games. He made his debut as a sub in a 1-0 home defeat by Greece and started against Cyprus three days later. Charles qualifies for Northern Ireland through his mother. Northern Ireland Full Cap Details: 02-06-2022 Greece H L 0-1 ENL sub 05-06-2022 Cyprus A D 0-0 ENL Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details:  12-11-2021 Lithuania H W 4-0

Charlie McCann

Name: Charlie Liam McCann Born: 24 April 2002, Coventry (ENG) Height: 5.08 ft / 1.73 m Weight: 11.07 st / 73 kg Position: Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21; Republic of Ireland: Under-17. Club Career: Teams.. -Seasons- Signed -Fee- League FA Cup FL Cup -Other- Coventry City .......... Youth Man Utd 20/1 .... ......   Youth 0(0)/0 ...... ...... 3(0)/1* Rangers 21/2 .... Jul-21 £750k   * EFL Trophy for Under-21s. Biography: A graduate of Manchester United's Academy, Charlie McCann commanded a significant fee when he transferred to Rangers in 2021. Initially part of the B team at Ibrox, he made a number of firstteam appearances in the second half of the 2021/22 season. The English-born McCann had played for the Republic of Ireland as a youth, before switching to Northern Ireland. He subsequently claimed Under-21 caps before elevation to the senior panel in the summer of 2022. Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 12-11-21 Lithuania H W 4-0 

Brodie Spencer

Name: Brodie Spencer (Gilmore) Born: 6 May 2004 Height: 1.82 m Weight: Position: Defender Representative Honours: Under-19, Under-16. Club Career: Teams Huddersfield Youth Biography: Young defender called-up to the senior squad for the first time in the summer of 2022 aged just 18. To date he has only played with Huddersfield's B team but was awarded the club's Academy Player of the Year. Northern Ireland Full Cap Details: 05-06-2022 Cyprus A D 0-0 ENL

Chris McKee

Name: Christopher McKee Born: 7 May 2002, Carrickfergus Height: 1.82 m / 5.11 ½  ft Weight: Position: Forward Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Under-19, Under-17. Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion 2021/22 . Club Career: Teams  ...  -Seasons- Signed -Fee- -League- FA Cup Europe Other Carrick Rangers  ..........   Youth Glentoran  ................   Youth Linfield  ............  2014 Youth . 0(0)/ 0 Rangers  .............   2018   Youth  . 0(0)/ 0 Brechin C  20/1  ..... Mar-21   . Loan 10(2)/ 1  ......  ......   2(0)/0 Linfield.  21/2  ....   Jan-22   . Loan  . 9(6)/ 6 0(1)/0  Linfield.  22/3-date May-22  . Free Biography: Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 25-03-2022 Slovakia. A L 1-2 ECQ 28-03-2022 France .. A L 0-5 FR 03-06-2022 Spain ... H L 0-6 ECQ 07-06-2022 Lithuania A D 1-1 ECQ 22-09-2022 Scotland. H L 1-3 FR.  1 goal

Paddy Lane

Name: Patrick John Lane Born: 18 February 2001, Halifax (ENG) Height: 5.08 ft / 1.77 m Weight: 10.03 st / 65 kg Position: Midfielder / Winger / Wing-Back Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Full, Under-21.  Awards: EFL League One Young Player of the Year 2021/22 ; Fleetwood Town Supporters' Player of the Year 2021/22 . Club Career:  Blackburn Rovers ..............   Youth 0(0)/0 Hyde United .. 18/9-20/1 ......   Youth (Northern Premier League) Farsley Celtic 20/1 .... Nov-20  . Loan (National League North) Fleetwood Town   21/2-date  Jul-21 Undis Biography:  Northern Ireland Full Cap Details:  29-03-2022 Hungary H L 0-1 FR Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details:

Terry Devlin

Name:   Born: 6 November 2003 Height:  Weight: Position: Central Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Youth, Schools. Club Career: Dungannon Swifts Biography: Under-21 squad member invited to the summe 2022 training camp. He was part of the 2019 Victory Shield winning schoolboys team. Highly rated at Dungannon Swifts, he was secured on a long-term contract aged just 17. Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: 28-03-2022 France A L 0-5 

671: 7 June 2022

670 vs Hungary - 671 - 672 vs Cyprus 2022-23 UEFA Nations League C - Group 2 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 0-1 GREECE (GRE) (H/T 0-1) Venue: National Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast Attendance: 16,977 Referee: Erik Lambrechts (BEL) Assistant Referees: Rien Vanyzere (BEL), Jo de Weirdt (BEL) Fourth Official:  Nathan Verboomen (BEL) Video Assistant Referee:  Bram Van Driessche (BEL) Assistant Video Assistant Referee:  Alexandre Boucaut (BEL) Goals: GRE: Bakasetas 39' NORTHERN IRELAND (green, white, green) Manager: Ian Baraclough (ENG) GREECE (white, blue, white) Manager:  Gus Poyet (URU) Match Programme/Teamsheet: Match Report: BBC Squad: Ian Baraclough has named a 28-strong panel, including four new faces, for the June 2022 UEFA Nations League matches against Greece, Cyprus (home and away) and Kosovo. Goalkeepers: Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Sheffield Wednesday), Trevor Carson (St Mirren), Luke Southwood (Reading), Josh Clarke (Glenavon). Defenders: Daniel Ballard (Arsenal), Conor Br

Dermot Mee

Name: Dermot Mee Born: 20 November 2002, Birmingham (ENG) Height: 6.00 ft / 1.83 m Weight:  Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21, Under-19, Under-17. Club Career: Man United ......... c/s-19 Youth Fulham ... 20/1 .... Jan-21 .Loan 0(0)/0 Trafford ........... Aug-21 .Loan   (Northern Premier League) Runcorn Linnets .... Nov-21 .Loan (Northern Premier League) Witton Alb 21/2 .... Mar-22 .Loan   (Northern Premier League) Biography: Manchester United academy goalkeeper called up for June 2022 training camp. He has previously been involved with Northern Ireland squads throughout the various age grades. More to follow. Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details: Still active

Northern Ireland Player Transfers Summer 2022

Permanent Transfers 09-March Bobby Jack McAleese (Coleraine to Nottingham Forest) NFFC 04-May  Conor Brennan (East Kilbride to Stenhousemuir) Twitter 12-May Curtis Allen (Coleraine to Carrick Rangers) NewsLetter 15-May  Brett Long  (Peterhead to Dumbarton)  Twitter   DFC 16-May Mark Sykes (Oxford United to Bristol City) BBC 24-May Joel Cooper   (Oxford United to Linfield)  BBC   BBC 25-May  Trevor Carson   (Dundee Utd to St Mirren)  BBC 26-May Chris McKee (Rangers to Linfield) NewsLetter 27-May  Conor Washington   (Charlton Athletic to Rotherham United)  BBC   BBC 01-Jun Ally Roy (Queen of the South to Glentoran) BelfastLive 01-Jun Dominic Ball (QPR to Ipswich Town)  BBC 02-Jun  Jack O'Mahoney   (Glenavon to Coleraine)  GFC   Twitter 06-Jun Gerard Storey (Derry City to Cliftonville) CFC 08-Jun Dan Rooney (Truro City to Plymouth Parkway) Herald 13-Jun Chris Paul (Hemel Hempstead Town to St Albans City) SACFC 14-Jun Stephen Dooley (Rochdale to Harrogate Town) BBC 14-Jun