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Morrell receives international recognition

Joe Morrell has become the seventh City player to be called up during the international break.

The midfielder, currently on loan at Cheltenham Town, was initially on standby for Wales Under-21s’ UEFA qualifier in Liechtenstein.

But following the weekend, where Morrell was involved in an impressive victory for Cheltenham at Chesterfield, the youngster has been promoted into the squad.

He jets out immediately to Eschen with the squad for the match, which takes place on Thursday, October 5th (4.30pm).

Morrell joins Bailey Wright (Australia), Hordur Magnusson (Iceland), Callum O’Dowda (Republic of Ireland), Gustav Engvall (Sweden Under-21s), Lloyd Kelly (England Under-20s) and Jonathan Leko (England Under-19s) in being called up.


Thursday, October 5th
Bailey Wright, Syria v Australia
Joe Morrell, Liechtenstein Under-21s v Wales Under-21s

Friday, October 6th
Hordur Magnusson, Turkey v Iceland
Callum O’Dowda, Republic of Ireland v Moldova
Gustav Engvall, Belgium Under-21s v Sweden Under-21s
Lloyd Kelly, Italy Under-20s v England Under-20s
Jonathan Leko, Czech Republic Under-19s v England Under-19s

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

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