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International Action for Bees starts tomorrow

Here's who is involved for their countries in September

31 August 2021

World Cup Qualifying takes centre-stage over the next nine days with eight Brentford players looking to help their nations take a step closer to the 2022 Finals in Qatar. There's also Under-21 European Championship Qualifying action and a host of friendlies for our players away with their countries. Here's a full rundown of who is playing when and where in September.

Christian Nørgaard and Mathias Jensen

Denmark vs Scotland: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Parken (Copenhagen), Wednesday 1 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Faroe Islands vs Denmark: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifer, Tórsvøllur (Tórshavn), Saturday 4 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Denmark vs Israel: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Parken (Copenhagen), Tuesday 7 September, kick-off 7.45pm

A perfect start to qualifying has Denmark four points clear at the top of Group F after three matches. With Scotland and Israel currently second and third in the Group, a strong September showing would go a long way to securing a spot in Qatar for Christian and Mathias. 

Kristoffer Ajer

Norway vs Netherlands: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ullevaal Stadion (Oslo), Wednesday 1 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Latvia vs Norway: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Daugava Stadium (Riga), Saturday 4 September, kick-off 5pm

Norway vs Gibraltar: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ullevaal Stadion (Oslo), Tuesday 7 September, kick-off 7.45pm

It's a big week for Kristoffer and Norway in Group G which begins against Netherlands tomorrow. Norway and Netherlands are among four teams separated by just a point at the head of the Group so a positive result against The Dutch would set Norway up nicely for their following games against the Group's bottom two sides.

Halil Dervişoğlu

Gibraltar vs Turkey: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Victoria Stadium (Gibraltar), Saturday 4 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Netherlands vs Turkey: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Johan Cruyff Arena (Amsterdam), Tuesday 7 September, kick-off 7.45pm

The side which head Group G are Turkey. Halil Dervişoğlu will miss Turkey's home game against Montenegro tomorrow as Turkey is on the UK's red list of countries but can play in their two away games that follow as they look to extend a one-point gap at the top.

Marcus Forss

Finland vs Wales: International Friendly, Helsinki Olympic Stadium (Helsinki), Wednesday 1 September, kick-off 5pm

Finland vs Kazakhstan: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Helsinki Olympic Stadium (Helsinki), Saturday 4 September, kick-off 2pm

France vs Finland: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon), Tuesday 7 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Finland have drawn their opening two World Cup Qualifiers and currently occupy third in Group D. They are a point behind Ukraine, with a game in hand, and five points behind group leaders France, who they face next Tuesday. Before that there's a home game against bottom-of-the-table Kazakhstan on home soil.

Saman Ghoddos

Iran vs Syria: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Azadi Stadium (Tehran), Thursday 2 September, 5pm kick-off

Iraq vs Iran: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Khalifa International Stadium (Doha), Tuesday 7 September, 7pm kick-off

Iran begin the final phase of Asian World Cup Qualifying looking to secure one of the two automatic qualifying spots from Group A. Syria took 21 points from a possible 24 in the Second Round of Qualifying while Iran and Iraq registered a win a-piece when they met during the last round of qualifiers. 

Patrik Gunnarsson

Iceland vs Romania: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Laugardalsvöllur (Reykjavík), Thursday 2 September, kick-off 7.45pm

Iceland vs North Macedonia: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Laugardalsvöllur (Reykjavík), Sunday 5 September, kick-off 5pm

Iceland vs Germany: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Laugardalsvöllur (Reykjavík), Wednesday 8 September, kick-off 7.45pm

After taking three points from three away games to begin qualifying, Iceland will be looking to rack up the points on home soil in September. Sitting fifth in Group J, they face the three sides directly above them over the next nine days, all of whom are chasing surprise group leaders Armenia.

Ethan Pinnock

Jamaica vs Panama: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, National Stadium Independence Park (Kingston), Sunday 5 September, kick-off 11pm

Ethan will miss Jamaica's away games against Mexico and Costa Rica as they are on the UK's red list of countries but is set to make his competitive debut for the Reggae Boyz as they host Panama on Sunday. These games are Jamaica's first of 14 in the final round of CONCACAF Qualifying as eight teams fight for the three automatic spaces in Qatar next winter.  

Mads Bidstrup

Denmark Under-21 vs Greece: International Friendly, Gladsaxe Stadium, Gladsaxe, Friday 3 September, kick-off 5pm

Kazakhstan vs Denmark Under-21: Under-21 European Championship Qualifying, Astana Arena (Nur-Sultan), Tuesday 7 September, kick-off 4pm

There's a maiden Under-21 call-up for Mads Bidstrup for Denmark's opening European Championship Qualifier. Before that game in Kazakhstan, this summer's Under-21 European Championship Quarter-Finalists welcome Greece for a friendly on Friday. 

Joe Adams, Nathan Shepherd, and Fin Stevens

Bulgaria vs Wales Under-21: Under-21 European Championship Qualifying, Slavia Stadium (Sofia), Tuesday 7 September, 4.30pm kick-off

After an opening draw against Moldova, Paul Bodin's side head to Bulgaria for their next outing on the road to Romania and Georgia in 2023.

Matt Cox and Daniel Oyegoke

England Under-19 vs Italy: International Friendly, St George’s Park (Burton), Thursday 2 September, 2pm kick-off

Germany vs England Under-19: International Friendly, Salinenstadion (Bad Dürrheim), Monday 6 September, 4.15pm kick-off

There's a double Brentford B call-up as England step up preparations for the First Round of Under-19 European Championship Qualifying to be held in October and November. 

Val Adedokun

Ireland Under-19 Training Camp: Loughborough University

Ireland are also preparing for Under-19 European Championship Qualifying with a training camp at Loughborough University. Summer signing Val Adedokun is one of 27 British-based players selected for the week-long camp which will include two behind-closed-doors games. 

Frank Onyeka, Yoane Wissa, and Tariqe Fosu will not be joining up with their nations during this international break.

Frank is currently isolating following a positive Covid-19 while DR Congo and Ghana's games take place in countries currently on the Red List of UK countries. 


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