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INTERNATIONAL DIARY

7 September 2016

TOM Flanagan has withdrawn from the Northern Ireland squad which leaves three Brewers players on international duty.

Thursday 1 September
Australia 2-0 Iraq - Jackson Irvine


Burton Albion midfielder Jackson Irvine player 16 minutes in Australia’s World Cup qualifier against Iraq in Perth last night, after replacing goal scorer Massimo Luongo.

A dominant Caltex Socceroos saw off Iraq 2-0 in their opening group game of the final phase of World Cup qualification in the WA capital on Thursday night.

QPR midfielder Massimo Luongo, on the left of a front three, slotted home the decisive opener just before the hour mark courtesy of a Tomi Juric assist.

And seven minutes later Juric of FC Luzern got his reward for a strong display by poking home a second.

His next game is on Tuesday 6 September when the Socceroos take on the UAE.

Saturday 3 September (2.30AM UK Time)
Panama 2-0 Jamaica - Lee Williamson

LEE Williamson played 45 minutes in Jamaica's 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier against Group B rivals Panama.

The midfielder was replaced by Rudolph Austin at the half time interval, with the Reggae Boyz trailing 1-0.

Panama added a second in the last minutes of the game to secure the victory.

Jamaica will now take on Haiti in the early hours of Wednesday morning (UK time).

Sunday 4 September (7.45PM UK Time)
Czech Republic 0-0 Northern Ireland - Jamie Ward

NOTTINGHAM Forest-loanee Jamie Ward played 74 minutes in Northern Ireland’s World Cup Qualifier against the Czech Republic on Sunday.

Northern Ireland kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign with what could prove to be a valuable scoreless draw with the Czech Republic in Prague's Generali Arena.

Tuesday 6 September (4.30PM UK Time)
UAE vs Australia - Jackson Irvine

JACKSON Irvine was named amongst the subs for their World Cup qualifier against the UAE yesterday.

The Socceroos came away with a 1-0 victory thanks to a goal from substitute Tim Cahill.

Wednesday 7 September (2.30AM UK Time)
Jamaica vs Haiti - Lee Williamson


LEE Williamson was an unused sub as Jamaica lost 2-0 to Haiti on Wednesday morning.

The curtain came down on Jamaica’s World Cup qualifying campaign with another 2-0 defeat at the hands of Haiti.

Kevin Lafrance scored the opener for the visitors in the 68th minute in front of approximately 2,000 in attendance at the stadium. Duckens Nazon ensured the Haitians’ first win in the semi-final round of the 2018 World Cup qualifying with an 88th-minute strike.

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