Live

Highlights on Off The Ball

07:00 AM-01:00 PM

Highlights on Off The Ball
Advertisement
Soccer

Jim Crawford names under-21 squad for European qualifiers

West Ham’s Armstrong Oko-Flex has received a first call-up to the Republic of Ireland Under-21s...

Phil Egan
Phil Egan

11:34 3 Nov 2021



Jim Crawford names under-21 sq...
Soccer

Jim Crawford names under-21 squad for European qualifiers

Phil Egan
Phil Egan

11:34 3 Nov 2021

West Ham’s Armstrong Oko-Flex has received a first call-up to the Republic of Ireland Under-21s squad for the games against Italy and Sweden.

Jim Crawford has named a squad of 25 players for the European qualifiers, which sees Southampton’s Will Smallbone and Derby County’s Festy Ebosele return following injury.

Ireland take on Italy at Tallaght Stadium on Friday, November 12th before hosting Sweden four days later on Tuesday, November 16th.

Crawford's side are fourth in Group F with seven points from four games but Sweden and Italy are the top two in the group.

Ireland's only home game of the campaign so far ended in a 2-0 win over Luxembourg at Tallaght Stadium in October.

Republic of Ireland Under-21 Squad

Goalkeepers: Brian Maher (Bray Wanderers), David Odumosu (Drogheda United), Luke McNicholas (Cliftonville, on loan from Sligo Rovers)

Defenders: Joel Bagan (Cardiff City), Festy Ebosele (Derby County), Andy Lyons (Bohemians) Oisin McEntee (Greenock Morton, on loan from Newcastle United), Mark McGuinness (Cardiff City), Jake O’Brien (Crystal Palace), Lee O’Connor (Tranmere Rovers, on loan from Celtic)

Midfielders: Conor Coventry (Peterborough United, on loan from West Ham United) Dawson Devoy (Bohemians), Ryan Johansson (Fortuna Sittard, on loan from Seville), Gavin Kilkenny (Bournemouth), Ollie O’Neill (Fulham), Conor Noss (Borussia Möchengladbach), Will Smallbone (Southampton), Ross Tierney (Bohemians)

Forwards: Evan Ferguson (Brighton & Hove Albion), Will Ferry (Crawley Town, on loan from Southampton), Joshua ‘JJ’ Kayode (Rotherham United), Liam Kerrigan (UCD), Armstrong Oko-Flex (West Ham United), Colm Whelan (UCD), Tyreik Wright (Salford City, on loan from Aston Villa)

2022 UEFA Under-21 European Championship Qualifiers

Republic of Ireland v Italy - Friday, November 12th at Tallaght Stadium (KO 5:30pm)

Republic of Ireland v Sweden - Tuesday, November 16th at Tallaght Stadium (KO 7pm)

Download the brand new OTB Sports App in the Play Store & App Store right now! We've got you covered!

Subscribe to OTB Sports's YouTube channel for more videos, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest sporting news and content.


Read more about

Armstrong Oko-Flex FAI Italy Jim Crawford Republic Of Ireland Sweden Will Smallbone

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up in queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

07:00 AM-01:00 PM

Share

Up next

LIVE: OTB Weekend

LIVE: OTB Weekend

01:00 PM-01:30 PM

Share

LIVE: The Saturday Panel

LIVE: The Saturday Panel

01:30 PM-02:30 PM

Share

LIVE: OTB Weekend

LIVE: OTB Weekend

02:30 PM-03:00 PM

Share

LIVE: OTB Football Saturday

LIVE: OTB Football Saturday

03:00 PM-05:00 PM

Share

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

05:00 PM-12:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

12:00 AM-02:00 AM

Share

Repeat: Off The Ball

Repeat: Off The Ball

02:00 AM-05:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

05:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on