Three of Newcastle’s players have had International call-ups today.
Leon Best – called up by Ireland
Leon Best has been called up by Ireland in the squad announced to face Brazil in a friendly at the Emirates Stadium on March 2nd.
And as we reported earlier today, Jonas Gutierrez is included in the Argentine squad to face Germany on March 3rd in Munich.
Maradona has chosen European based players for this game, but our own Fabricio Coloccini is not included.
The Argentinians recently beat Costa Rica 3-2 and Jamaica 2-1 with teams composed mainly of home based players out of Argentina.
Finally Andy Carroll is included in a strong England U-21 squad to face group leaders Greece in their key UEFA European Championship qualifier at The Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, next Wednesday evening.