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INTERNATIONALS: HAMILTON, PURZYCKI AND EVANS IN ACTION

18 November 2014

Latics' trio feature in youth internationals.

  • Matthew Hamilton plays 90 minutes for Republic of Ireland.
  • Adrian Purzycki is second half substitute against England U18s.
  • Owen Evans and Wales' Under 19s win 2-1 against Albania.

Matthew Hamilton, Adrian Purzycki and Owen Evans continued their youth international careers yesterday, with Republic of Ireland, Poland and Wales respectively.

18-year-old Hamilton made his first start for Republic of Ireland's Under 21s, completing 90 minutes in their 2-2 draw against Russia in Marbella to earn his second cap.

Purzycki and Poland's Under 18s were facing England for the second time in three days having been narrowly edged out 3-2 on Saturday. The 17-year-old midfielder came on as a second half substitute in a 4-1 defeat, having played 90 minutes in the first fixture.

Evans and Wales were triumphant in their final game of the UEFA Under 19 Championship Qualifiers with a 2-1 victory against Albania in host country Portugal.

The goalkeeper was picking up his fifth cap for Wales' Under 19s, having featured in their previous two groups games this month, following two appearances against Montenegro in September.

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