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International Preview: November

7 November 2017

Eight Norwich City players have received calls to their national sides for the upcoming international fixtures.

Michael McGovern (Northern Ireland), Wes Hoolahan (Ireland), Marley Watkins (Wales), Angus Gunn and James Maddison (both England Under-21s), Ebou Adams (Gambia), Glenn Middleton (Scotland Under-19s) and Adam Idah (Ireland Under-18s) are all in contention to feature.

Northern Ireland and Ireland each face crunch World Cup qualifying play-offs, with a place at next summer’s tournament in Russia on the line.

McGovern’s side host Switzerland in Belfast on Thursday, November 9 (7:45pm) before their away leg on Sunday, November 12 (5pm).

Ireland, meanwhile, travel to Denmark on Saturday, November 11 (7:45pm) before the return leg in Dublin on Tuesday, November 14 (7:45pm).

Wales face two friendlies; visiting France on Friday, November 10 (8pm) ahead of hosting Panama on Tuesday, November 14 (7:45pm).

City’s Watkins will be aiming to pick up his first cap for Chris Coleman’s side.

Adams will be looking to make his first apperance for Gambia in their two friendlies over the coming days. 

England’s Under-21s face a European Championship qualifier in Ukraine on Friday, November 10 (4pm) with Gunn looking to make his eighth appearance and Maddison aiming to make his debut.

Middleton's Scotland beat Luxembourg 3-1 on Wednesday in the first of their three UEFA U19 European Championship qualifiers. They face Armenia on Saturday and Czech Republic on Tuesday in their next two.

Idah's Ireland face three friendlies against Belgium, the Netherlands and Czech Republic.


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