Local players selected for NI U17’s

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Two local players have been selected in Stephen Robinson’s Under 17 squad.

Defender Scot Whiteside, who plays his football at Rangers and midfielder Glenn Law, who is on the books at Sheffield Wednesday will be part of the 18-man squad.

The games, this week, are part of the Uefa European Under 17 Championship qualifying round.

Local football fans are being encouraged to come out and watch the young hopefuls at the tournament, which is being hosted in Northern Ireland. Robinson’s side will take on Latvia, Turkey and Luxembourg.

This Thursday, the side will meet Latvia at Stangmore Park, the kick off is 7pm; on Saturday Luxembourg will be the visitors to Solitude for the tie which has a 7pm kick off.

The final game will be against Turkey at 2pm next Tuesday at Stangmore Park.