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YOUNG TOWN KEEPER'S INTERNATIONAL CALL-UP

16 September 2016

Tiernan Parker, 15, links up with Northern Ireland U17 squad

We are delighted to announce that young Hatters goalkeeper Tiernan Parker has been selected to represent Northern Ireland Under-17s in three upcoming UEFA Championship Qualifying Round ties.

It is the Town’s Under-16s keeper’s third call-up, having made his debut for the Irish Under-15s against Scotland last January and then being selected for the Under-16s in April.

Despite having only turned 15 last month, Tiernan now steps up to the Under-17 squad and he flew out to Belfast this morning to meet up with his international colleagues in preparation for Monday’s game against Spain at Lurgan’s Mourneview Park (7.30pm kick-off). 

On Wednesday night they face Slovakia at Seaview in Belfast, before returning to Lurgan to host San Marino next Saturday in a 3pm kick-off.

Hatters Academy & Development manager Andy Awford told lutontown.co.uk: “We are all really pleased Tiernan has had another call-up. It’s great for him and the club. 

“International football can only help his overall development as a player and person, and we wish him well for the period he’s over there.”

Good luck Tiernan from all at Kenilworth Road!








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