JAMIE Ward and Tom Flanagan have been selected for Northern Ireland’s World Cup Qualifying Match at home to Azerbaijan on 11 November and their friendly match at home to Croatia on 15 November.Northern Ireland will first take on Azerbaijan in a World Cup Qualifier at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park on Friday 11 November, 7:45PM.
Croatia will be their next opponents on Tuesday 15 November, 7.45PM at the National Football Stadium in a friendly match.
On-loan forward Jamie Ward has already picked up 29 caps for Northern Ireland scoring three goals in the process. Tom Flanagan is yet to pick up his first international cap but could be in line to make his debut over the next two games.
Jackson Irvine was originally selected in Australia’s 30-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Thailand and has recently been selected in their shortened 23-man squad.
Irvine will be in line to pick up his seventh cap for the Socceroos if he features against Thailand in Bangkok.