Ireland U19 Head Coach Tom Mohan will run the rule over several new additions when he sends his team into friendly international action against Wales in City Calling Stadium, Longford at 3pm on Sunday afternoon. Much interest will focus on Bayern Munich midfielder Ryan Johansson whose father is Swedish but his mother was born in Westmeath. Also set to be under the microscope is Girondins de Bordeaux defender Tom Gaston while five members of the U17 squad which performed so well at the European Championship Finals last May are also included. The two sides are set to meet again at noon on Tuesday the 11th September in Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway.
Goalkeepers: Brian Maher (St Patrick’s Athletic), George McMahon (Burnley)
Defenders: Nathan Collins (Stoke City), Tom Gaston (Bordeaux) Jack James (Luton Town), Andy Lyons (Bohemian), Oisin McEntee (Newcastle United), Lee O’Connor (Manchester United)
Midfielders: Aaron Bolger (Shamrock Rovers), Conor Coventry (West Ham United), Jordan Doherty (Sheffield United), Will Ferry (Southampton), Ryan Johansson (Bayern Munich), Jason Knight (Derby County)
Forwards: Jonathon Afolabi (Southampton), Aaron Connolly (Brighton & Hove Albion), Adam Idah (Norwich City), Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers), Glen McAuley (Liverpool), Michael Obafemi (Southampton), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur), Will Smallbone (Southampton)