TOM MOHAN HAS announced his Republic of Ireland U17 squad for next week’s friendly double-header against Azerbaijan in Mayo.
Nineteen youngsters, the majority of whom are now based in England, make up the panel for the games in Castlebar’s Milebush Park on Tuesday 28 August (6pm) and Thursday 30 August (noon).
The matches will be Mohan’s first as U17 head coach and will give him a chance to settle on a squad ahead of next month’s first phase UEFA qualifying tournament.
Ireland take on Sweden, Romania and hosts Macedonia from 29 September to 4 October with the top two teams in each group progressing to next year’s elite phase.
Ireland U17 squad (v Azerbaijan): Peter Burke (Sunderland FC), Harry Doherty (Charlton Athletic FC), Ryan Rainey (Bonagee United FC), Noe Baba (Castlebar Celtic FC), Dan Cleary (Liverpool FC), Robin Dempsey (Aston Villa FC), Kevin Toner (Aston Villa FC), Bobby Moseley (Birmingham City FC), Craig Donnellan (College Corinthians FC), Conor Dimaio (Sheffield United FC), Jack Byrne (Manchester City FC), Jordan Toland (Swilly Rovers FC), Val Feeney (Athlone Town FC), Dean O’Halloran (Fulham FC), Alex O’Hanlon (Liverpool FC), Eoghan Stokes (Leeds United FC), Stephen Confey (St. Kevin’s Boys FC), Corey Galvin (Ipswich Town FC), Jake Mulraney (Nottingham Forest FC.).