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Posted on 5 February 2007  - 12:00

We have 13 players away on full and Under-21 international duty this week.

We have 13 players away on full and Under-21 international duty this week.

Paul Robinson, Michael Dawson, Aaron Lennon and Jermain Defoe are with the England squad for the friendly against Spain at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

Robbie Keane will skipper the Republic of Ireland again for the European Championship qualifier away to San Marino on Wednesday night.

Hossam Ghaly and Mido are in the Egypt squad for the friendly against Sweden On Wednesday, Lee Young-Pyo is in the South Korea squad facing Greece in a friendly at Fulham's Craven Cottage on Tuesday and Didier Zokora travels to Rouen, France for Ivory Coast's friendly against Guniea also on Tuesday.

Dimitar Berbatov is with Bulgaria taking part in the Cyprus Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday. Bulgaria face Latvia on Tuesday, while Cyprus face Hungary with the winners in the final and a third/fourth place play-off on Wednesday.

Tom Huddlestone and Ben Alnwick are in the England Under-21 squad for the friendly against Spain at Derby's Pride Park on Tuesday night. Wayne Routledge, currently on loan at Fulham, is also in that squad while Reto Ziegler, on loan at Sampdoria, is in the Switzerland Under-21 squad for the friendly against France on Wednesday.

Kieran McKenna is with the Northern Ireland Under-21 squad for the friendly against Wales on Tuesday night.

Meanwhile, four Academy players are on international duty this week. David Button is with England Under-19s for a friendly against Poland at Bournemouth, Cian Hughton and David Hutton are with the Republic of Ireland Under-18s for the friendly against Holland at Richmond Park, Dublin on Wednesday. Tomas Pekhart is at a training camp with the Czech Republic Under-20 squad.

If you fancy going to watch Young-Pyo in action for South Korea at Craven Cottage, tickets for the game are on sale priced £10-£25. They are available online at www.fulhamfc.com, by phone on 0870 442 1234 or available on the night.