McCullough selected for NI squad

Luke McCullough. Pic by PressEye Ltd.
Luke McCullough. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Portadown-born Luke McCullough has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for games against Qatar and Romania.

The Doncaster Rovers defender has become a regular fixture in Michael O’Neill’s international panel and will get an opportunity to increase his caps with the friendly and EURO 2016 qualifier.

Northern Ireland face Qatar in England at Crewe Alexandra’s Gresty Road on Sunday, May 31 from 5 o’clock.

The group F EURO 2016 match against Romania at Windsor Park will take place on Saturday, June 13 from 7.45.

The full squad is as follows: Roy Carroll (Notts County), Michael McGovern (Hamilton Academicals), Trevor Carson (Cheltenham Town), Aaron Hughes (unattached), Chris Baird (West Bromwich Albion), Gareth McAuley (West Bromwich Albion), Jonny Evans (Manchester United), Craig Cathcart (Watford), Shane Ferguson (Newcastle United), Daniel Lafferty (Burnley), Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town), Luke McCullough (Doncaster Rovers), Paddy McNair (Manchester United), Steve Davis (Southampton), Chris Brunt (West Bromwich Albion), Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers), Oliver Norwood (Reading), Pat McCourt (unattached), Ben Reeves (MK Dons), Stuart Dallas (Brentford), Kyle Lafferty (Norwich City), Josh Magennis (Kilmarnock), Billy McKay (Wigan Athletic), Will Grigg (Brentford), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Jamie Ward (unattached), Liam Boyce (Ross County), Caolan Lavery (Sheffield Wednesday).