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INTERNATIONAL ROUND-UP

Posted on 4 February 2008  - 12:00

Our Under-21 representatives kick-off a busy week of international football on Tuesday night.

Our Under-21 representatives kick-off a busy week of international football on Tuesday night.

Jamie O'Hara is in the England Under-21 squad for the first time where he's joined by Tom Huddlestone and Aaron Lennon for the European Championship qualifier against the Republic of Ireland at Southampton.

Younes Kaboul is in the France Under-21 squad for the friendly against Spain.

Cian Hughton and David Hutton are in the Republic of Ireland Under-19 squad for two friendies against theCzech Republic on Tuesday and Thursday while David Button, currently on loan at Grays, is in the England U19 squad for the friendly against Croatia on Thursday.

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We have five players on senior international duty on Wednesday with arguably the highlight Robbie Keane set to skipper his Republic of Ireland side against Brazil at Croke Park.

Young-Pyo Lee faces Turkmenistan in South Korea in a World Cup 2010 qualifier.

Chris Gunter is in the Welsh squad for the friendly against Norway at Wrexham, Dimitar Berbatov will lead the line for Bulgaria in a friendly against Northern Ireland at Windsor Park while Jonathan Woodgate and Jermaine Jenas are in the England squad for Fabio Capello's first game, a friendly against Switzerland at Wembley.

Meanwhile, Didier Zokora's Ivory Coast take on either Egypt or Angola in the semi-finals of the African Cup of Nations on Thursday.

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