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20 games on three continents, find out where our internationals are in action this week

We have a full rundown of the upcoming fixtures for Brentford's international players

5 September 2018

A dozen First-Team and Brentford B players are heading off with their nations this week, here's where you can expect to see The Bees in action.

Alan Judge

Wales vs Republic of Ireland, UEFA Nations League Group B4, Cardiff City Stadium, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Poland vs Republic of Ireland, International Friendly, Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw, Tuesday 11 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Ireland kick-off their Nations League campaign with a Celtic derby against Wales before heading to Poland for a friendly five days later. Alan has played Ireland’s last three internationals, netting the winner, his first goal at senior international level, against the USA last time out.  

Chris Mepham

Wales vs Republic of Ireland, UEFA Nations League Group B4, Cardiff City Stadium, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Denmark vs Wales, UEFA Nations League Group B4, Aarhus Stadion, Saturday 9 September, kick-off 5pm

Chris Mepham will be looking to make further international strides this month. The 20-year-old made his debut for Ryan Giggs' side against Uruguay in March before helping Wales keep a clean sheet against Mexico on his full debut in May

Kamohelo Mokotjo

South Africa vs Libya, Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, Saturday 8 September, kick-off 3pm

Bafana Bafana will be looking to consolidate their strong start to AFCON qualifying when the Mediterranean Knights make the long trip south next weekend. Victory would put Stuart Baxter’s side in pole position to qualify for next summer’s tournament ahead of October’s double-header against group whipping boys Seychelles.

Romaine Sawyers

St Kitts and Nevis vs Puerto Rico, CONCACAF Nations League Qualifier, Warner Park, Basseterre, Sunday 9 September, kick-off 8pm

Romaine Sawyers will be looking to earn cap number 23 as St Kitts begin their CONCACAF Nations League qualifying campaign on home soil. The game will be the first of four this season as 34 nations fight it out for ten spots as the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and qualification for the 2019/20 CONCACAF Nations League.

Marcus Forss

Denmark U21 vs Finland U21, UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying, Aalborg Stadium, Friday 7 September, kick-off 5pm

Finland U21 vs Poland U21, UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying, Telia 5G-areena, Helsinki, Tuesday 11 September, kick-off 4.30pm

Marcus’s maiden Finland Under-21 call-up, after a fine start to the season for The Bees, is for two potentially-decisive Under-21 European Championship qualifiers. The Finns currently sit third in Group Three, trailing their opponents this week by four and five points respectively, with just four games to go.

Ezri Konsa

England U21 vs Netherlands U21, UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying, Carrow Road, Norwich, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Latvia U21 vs England U21, UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying, Zemgales Olimpiskais Centrs, Jelgava, Tuesday 11 September, kick-off 5pm

Topping Group 4 by five points, with just four games to play, a pair of victories over the weekend will ensure England Under-21's qualification for the finals in Italy next June. Ezri has been named in the matchday squad for England's last five Under-21 matches, earning two caps, to add to his five at Under-20 level.

Ellery Balcombe

England U20 vs Switzerland U20, International Friendly, St George’s Park, Burton, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 2pm

Netherland U20 vs England U20, International Friendly, KVV Quick Boys, Katwijk, Monday 10 September, kick-off 7pm

England Under-20 coach Paul Simpson has selected a mixed-age group for what he expects to be two tough friendlies over the weekend. Ellery, who is currently on loan with National League side Boreham Wood, has earned 13 caps for The Young Lions from Under-18 to Under-20 level, and played all four games at the Under-19 European Championships this summer in Finland.

Patrik Gunnarsson

Albania U19 vs Iceland U19, International Friendly, Saturday 8 September

Albania U19 vs Iceland U19, International Friendly, Tuesday 11 September

Having joined The Bees in the summer, 17-year-old Patrik will join up with Iceland’s U19’s this week for the first time. The goalkeeper has seven caps for his nation at Under-17 level but will be hoping to make his Under-19’s bow as Iceland head to the Balkans for two games.

Jonny Mitchell

Poland U19 vs Scotland U19, International Friendly, Municipal Stadium Opole, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 4pm

Poland U19 vs Scotland U19, International Friendly, Municipal Stadium Brzeg, Sunday 9 September, kick-off 2pm

Another of Brentford B’s summer arrivals, Jonny will be looking to impress as Scotland play their final two friendlies ahead of the First Round of UEFA Under-19 European Championship Qualifying in November. The midfielder has won four caps at Under-19 level so far, to add to his seven with the Under-17s.

Jaakko Oksanen

Finland U19 vs Greece U19, International Friendly, Kauriala Sports Center, Hämeenlinna, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 5pm

Finland U19 vs Greece U19, International Friendly, Eerikkilä Areena, Tammela, Sunday 9 September, kick-off 10am

After impressing on home soil during this summer’s European Championships, Jaakko is back in the Finland group for a double-header against Greece. The Brentford B midfielder has 21 caps for his nation at Youth Level, nine of them at Under-19 level.  

David Titov

Latvia U19 vs Macedonia U19, Federation Cup, Zemgale Olympic Centre, Jelgava, Thursday 6 September, kick-off 12 noon

Latvia U19 vs Faroe Island U19, Federation Cup, Zemgale Olympic Centre, Jelgava, Saturday 8 September, kick-off 12 noon

Latvia U19 vs Ukraine U19, Federation Cup, National Stadium Daugava, Riga, Monday 10 September, kick-off 11am

David earned his first two caps at Under-19 level in the summer as Latvia won the Baltic Cup in Lithuania. The 18-year-old right-sided player will be looking to earn more international accolades as Latvia host the Federation Cup this week.  

Jan Zamburek

One player who has already been involved with his nation this term is Czech Under-18 midfielder Jan Zamburek. Jan started twice, and appeared off the bench once more, as the Czechs finished fourth in the 25th Wenceslas Ježek Tournament last month. Those three appearances were his first at Under-18 level to add to his two Under-17 caps.

Henrik Dalsgaard

After playing every minute at this summer’s World Cup in Russia, Henrik retained his spot in Denmark's squad for games against Slovakia and Wales. However, due to a dispute between the Danish FA and Players' Association, Henrik, along with the rest of the squad, has been released from international duty.


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