McCullough makes another international appearance and is with Rovers for the long haul.Doncaster Rovers defender Luke McCullough was a second half substitute for Northern Ireland in their friendly against Scotland at Hampden Park, Glasgow last night.
The 21 year old, who recently penned a new contract to keep him in South Yorkshire until the summer of 2017 alongside hometown hero Andy Butler, replaced Manchester United’s Jonny Evans in a 1-0 loss.
McCullough, who could be in line to face Finland at Windsor Park on Sunday night in a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier, is part of Michael O’Neill’s squad which contains three MK Dons players (Lee Hodson, Ben Reeves and Will Grigg) which has forced the postponement of Saturday’s scheduled league fixture at Stadium:MK.
Meanwhile, Rovers youth goalkeeper Jack McLaren is in Holland with Northern Ireland’s U19’s and could feature on Thursday night against a Netherlands U19’s or Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar’s U19’s on Saturday.
Former Rovers loanee Ryan Mason – now a permanent fixture in the Tottenham Hotspur midfield – was recently called up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the first time in his career.
The 24 year old will vie for a place in Friday nights Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania and Tuesday night’s friendly with Italy in Turin.
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