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Sykes Gets Northern Ireland Call

Oxford United midfielder joins Gavin Whyte in training squad

20 May 2019

Oxford United midfielder Mark Sykes has been called in to the Northern Ireland national squad for a training camp.

Attacking midfielder  Sykes, who moved from Glenavon to the U's in the January transfer window, will join teammate Gavin Whyte in the three day camp in Manchester.
The former Northern Ireland U21 international made nine league appearances for the U's towards the end of the season.
Northern Ireland squad:
Goalkeepers - Michael McGovern (Norwich City), Trevor Carson (Motherwell), Conor Hazard (Celtic);
Defenders – Paddy McNair (Middlesbrough), Conor McLaughlin (unattached), Daniel Ballard (Arsenal), Ryan McLaughlin (Rochdale), Jonny Evans (Leicester City).
Midfielders – George Saville (Middlesbrough), Mark Sykes (Oxford United), Gavin Whyte (Oxford United), Jordan Thompson (Blackpool), Shane Ferguson (Millwall), Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers).
Forwards – Conor Washington (unattached), Josh Magennis (Bolton Wanderers), Liam Boyce (Burton Albion), Paul Smyth (QPR), Kyle Lafferty (Rangers), Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United).

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