First Team

Bobby Burns Promoted to Senior Squad

5th September 2019

Bobby Burns has been promoted to the senior Northern Ireland men's squad for tonight's game against Luxembourg.

The 19-year-old has been called up previously, in November 2018, but is yet to win a full cap.

Antrim-born Bobby has five caps for the under-21s and had originally been called up for the youth team, but Michael O'Neill has decided to promote the Hearts player, alongside Alfie McCalmont, Ciaron Brown and Kyle McLean.

The Green and White Army face Luxembourg in a friendly before a Euro Qualifiers group match against Germany on Monday.

Meanwhile, Michael Smith has pulled out of the national squad as he bids to recover from a hamstring injury.