Glenavon's Scannell named in NI U19 squad

Scannell called-up to NI U19 squad

Conor Scannell in action for Northern Ireland U16's two years ago.

Staff reporter


Staff reporter


Glenavon winger Conor Scannell has been named in the Northern Ireland U19 squad which will play two friendlies against Malta next month.

The games will take place on Wednesday, June 8 and Friday, June 10 in Ta’ Qali and will act as a warm-up for the U19 Championship qualifying round, which will take place on September 21-27 abd November 16-23.

The eight-team finals are being played in Malta next year, with Northern Ireland’s qualifying group containing the Netherlands, Slovenia and Moldova.

Northern Ireland U19 squad for June friendlies in Malta:

Goalkeepers: Pierce Charles (Sheffield Wednesday), Stephen McMullan (Warrenpoint Town).

Defenders: Ruairi McConville (Brighton and Hove Albion), Michael Forbes (West Ham United), Josh Roney (Stoke City), Daithi McCallion (Derry City),Matthew Carson (Southampton), Reece Jordan (Portadown), Brodie Spencer (Huddersfield Town),

Midfielders: Charlie Lindsay (Rangers), Jamie McDonnell (Nottingham Forest), Darren Robinson (Derby County), Aaron Wightman (Glentoran), Sam Glenfield (Portadown),Callum Wilson (unattached).

Forwards: Ryan Donnelly (Dungannon Swifts), Callum Marshall (West Ham United), Conor Scannell (Glenavon), Makenzie Kirk (Hearts), Patrick Kelly (Coleraine), Conor Falls (Huddersfield Town).

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