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Six City stars earn international call-ups

Bailey Wright and Callum O'Dowda have been called up for international duty, as their respective countries face decisive World Cup qualifier play-offs.

City captain Wright will travel with Australia for their two-leg clash against Honduras, while O'Dowda's Republic of Ireland prepare for a showdown with Denmark with a place at next summer's tournament on the line.

Hordur Magnusson will also travel with Iceland for friendlies against Czech Republic and Qatar, with young left-back Lloyd Kelly named in the England U20 squad to face Germany.

Joe Morrell, on loan at Cheltenham Town, has also been called up for Wales U21s' UEFA European Championship qualifiers against Bosnia & Herzegovina and Romania.

Meanwhile, Gustav Engvall - currently on loan at Djurgarden - has been named in the latest Sweden Under-21 squad.


Wednesday, November 8th
Iceland (Magnusson) v Czech Republic, 2.45pm. Friendly.

Friday, November 10th
Wales U21 (Morrell) v Bosnia & Herzegovina U21, 6pm. UEFA U21 European Championship qualifier.
Honduras v Australia (Wright), 10pm. World Cup qualifier play-off.
Hungary U21 v Sweden U21 (Engvall), 4pm, UEFA U21 European Championship qualifier.

Saturday, November 11th
Denmark v Republic of Ireland (O'Dowda), 7.45pm. World Cup qualifier play-off.

Tuesday, November 14th
Qatar v Iceland (Magnusson), 4.30pm. Friendly.
Wales U21 (Morrell) v Romania, 6pm. UEFA U21 European Championship qualifier.
Germany v England U20 (Kelly), 6pm. Friendly.
Republic of Ireland (O'Dowda) v Denmark, 7.45pm. World Cup qualifier play-off.

Wednesday, November 15th
Australia (Wright) v Honduras, 9am. World Cup qualifier play-off.