Midfielder makes O’Neill’s squad
Michael O’Neill has today called-up Town Midfielder Oliver Norwood to his Northern Ireland squad for the country’s first two games of their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Norwood, who appeared as a late substitute in the Irish’s last outing, will make his eighth and ninth international appearances at senior level if selected to play.
Northern Ireland start their campaign with a tough away trip to Russia on Friday 7 September where they will take on Fabio Capello’s men in the Lokomotiv Stadium; kick-off 7pm.
The team will then travel back to their homeland ready for the arrival of Luxembourg on Tuesday 11 September – the game will be played at Windsor Park; kick-off 7.45pm.
Ollie has featured in all of Town’s opening three Championship games and impressed alongside Adam Clayton and Keith Southern in the centre of the park.
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