Robinson names squad to face England

  • Last Updated: November 9 2012, 12:40 GMT

Northern Ireland Under-21 boss Stephen Robinson has named a 20-man squad to face England on Tuesday.

Bloomfield Road: Hosts England v Northern Ireland

Robinson's selection included 16-year-old Fulham defender Liam Donnelly and two other uncapped players, Tom Flanagan of Gillingham, who is on loan at MK Dons, and Nottingham Forest's David Morgan.

Senior squad regulars Lee Hodson of Watford and Ipswich's Josh Carson were also selected for the game in Blackpool.

Northern Ireland travel to Bloomfield Road on the back of seven successive defeats that saw them fail to join England at next summer's Under-21 Championship finals in Israel.

The Irish Football Association has advertised for a replacement for Robinson, who will remain on board as under-19 and under-17 coach.

Squad: Devlin (Cliftonville), Glendinning (Linfield); Thompson (Watford), Hegarty (Rangers), C McLaughlin (Fleetwood), Flanagan (Gillingham), McKeown (Kilmarnock), McEleney (Derry City), Hodson (Watford), R McLaughlin (Liverpool), Donnelly (Fulham); P McLaughlin (York), Morgan (Nottingham Forest), Carson (Ipswich), Magennis (Aberdeen), Lund (Stoke), Clucas (Bristol Rovers); Winchester, (Oldham), Boyce (Cliftonville), McAlinden (Wolves).


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