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Magnusson's Iceland heading to Russia

Hordur Magnusson’s Iceland have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

A 2-0 victory over Kosovo in Reykjavik has booked their place at the World Cup for the very first time.

Magnusson could now become the second-ever City player to feature at the tournament, following on from Luke Wilkshire, who represented Australia in 2006 whilst still on the books at Ashton Gate.

Magnusson could yet be joined by Callum O’Dowda, whose Republic of Ireland side stunned Wales with a 1-0 win at the Cardiff City Stadium this evening.

O’Dowda was an unused substitute in the Welsh capital.

It means the Irish face a two-legged play-off in November to make it through to the finals next summer.

Meanwhile, Joanthan Leko played the final third of England Under-19s’ 2-2 draw in Slovakia tonight.

Thursday, October 5th
Bailey Wright, Syria 1-1 Australia
Joe Morrell, Liechtenstein Under-21s 1-3 Wales Under-21s
Lloyd Kelly, Italy Under-20s 1-5 England Under-20s

Friday, October 6th
Hordur Magnusson, Turkey 0-3 Iceland
Callum O’Dowda, Republic of Ireland 2-0 Moldova
Gustav Engvall, Belgium Under-21s 1-1 Sweden Under-21s
Jonathan Leko, Czech Republic Under-19s 1-0 England Under-19s

Monday, October 9th
Hordur Magnusson, Iceland 2-0 Kosovo
Callum O’Dowda, Wales 0-1 Republic of Ireland
Jonathan Leko, Slovakia Under-19s 2-2 England Under-19s

Tuesday, October 10th
Bailey Wright, Australia v Syria (withdrawn, injured)
Gustav Engvall, Sweden Under-21s v Malta Under-21s
Lloyd Kelly, England Under-20s v Czech Republic Under-21s