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Real Betis Starlet Included In Irish Under-17 Squad For Upcoming Tournament

Real Betis Starlet Included In Irish Under-17 Squad For Upcoming Tournament
Gavin Cooney
By Gavin Cooney
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Colin O'Brien has included Real Betis' Anselmo Garcia MacNulty in his Irish under-17 squad for upcoming tournament games with England, Czech Republic and Germany in Tallaght.

He is a defender, and has been involved in at under-15 and under-16 level for Ireland to now most recently playing under Paul Osam for the under-16s against Bulgaria. He qualifies for Ireland through his Irish mother.

Garcia MacNulty rose to prominence a couple of months ago, when he ran the length of the field to score a remarkable solo goal for Betis in an under-15s tournament. (He did, admittedly, have to make a couple of tackles to do so).


Also included is Gavin Bazunu, soon to be of Man City, and fellow goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran, once of Disgraceful UEFA Refereeing.


Here's the squad in full:

Gavin Bazunu (Shamrock Rovers), Conor Carty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Thomas Considine (Bohemians), Kyle Conway (St. Patrick's Athletic), Jimmy Corcoran (Preston North End), Alex Dunne (Shamrock Rovers), Festy Ebosele (Derby County), Matt Everitt (Brighton and Hove Albion), James Furlong (Shamrock Rovers), Anselmo Garcia MacNulty (Real Betis), Joshua Giurgi (Norwich City), Harry Halwax (Derby County), Matthew Healy (Ipswich Town), Joe Hodge (Manchester City), Brandon Holt (St. Patrick's Athletic), Cian Kelly (Shamrock Rovers), Sean Kennedy (Sunderland), Seamas Keogh (Southampton), Ronan McKinley (Derry City), Timi Sobowale (Manchester City), Luke Turner (Aberdeen)

All three games take place at Tallaght Stadium, with the first game against England kicking off at 7pm on Thursday evening. Here is the full fixture list:


8/11: Republic of Ireland v England, Tallaght Stadium, 19:00
11/11: Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic, Tallaght Stadium, 15:00
14/11: Republic of Ireland v Germany, Tallaght Stadium, 13:00

FAI season ticket holders get into all of these games for free.

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