Woodburn of Liverpool receives Wales call up

Teenager Ben Woodburn has received a first call up to Wales’ squad for their World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on 24 March.

The 17-year-old has made seven appearances for Liverpool this season and became their youngest scorer.

Woodburn, the Nottingham-born forward qualifies for Wales through his maternal grandfather and has already played at under-16, under-18 and under-19 level.

Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are also included after returning from injury.

Manager Chris Coleman’s side are third in Group D, four points behind Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland, who are top.

Source: BBC Sports

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