U21 | Baba Adeeko receives first U21 call-up

U21 | Baba Adeeko receives first U21 call-up

Wigan Athletic defender Baba Adeeko has been called into the Ireland Under-21s squad, replacing Newcastle United’s Alex Murphy.

It is the first Under-21s call-up for Adeeko who has represented Ireland previously at Men’s Under-19s level.

Murphy was ruled out after suffering an injury against Manchester City U21s on Saturday.

Adeeko will meet up with the squad ahead of Friday’s Under-21 EURO qualifier against Türkiye at Turner’s Cross, Cork. They then face San Marino on Tuesday, September 12.

Fans are advised to secure their seat for both games in advance. A duo deal is available that secures a seat for both qualifiers priced €15 adults, €10 for juniors and €40 for a family ticket (two adults and two juniors) - Ticketmaster charges apply.

They can be purchased here.

Goalkeepers: Killian Cahill (Brighton & Hove Albion), Josh Keeley (Tottenham Hotspur), Owen Mason (Wexford, on loan from Mansfield Town)

Defenders: James Abankwah (Charlton Athletic, on loan from Udinese), Baba Adeeko (Wigan Athletic), Sam Curtis (St. Patrick’s Athletic), James Furlong (Hull City), Anselmo Garcia MacNulty (PEC Zwolle), Sean Grehan (Crystal Palace), Bosun Lawal (Fleetwood Town, on loan from Celtic), Sean Roughan (Lincoln City)

Midfielders: Zak Gilsenan (Blackburn Rovers), Tyler Goodrham (Oxford United), Matt Healy (Royal Francs Borains), Ed McJannet (Lecce), Adam Murphy (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Killian Phillips (Wycombe Wanderers, on loan from Crystal Palace), Rocco Vata (Celtic)

Forwards: Sinclair Armstrong (Queen’s Park Rangers), Conor Carty (St. Patrick’s Athletic, on loan from Bolton Wanderers), Aidomo Emakhu (Millwall), Johnny Kenny (Shamrock Rovers, on loan from Celtic), Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers, on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion), Tony Springett (Norwich City)

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifiers - Group A

Friday, September 8 | Ireland U21 v Türkiye U21, Turner’s Cross, Cork, KO 7.30pm
Tuesday, September 12 | Ireland U21 v San Marino U21, Turner’s Cross, Cork, KO 7.30pm

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