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INTERNATIONAL: JACK WHITE RECEIVES NORTHERN IRELAND U19 CALL UP

3 October 2016

Under 18 defender set for UEFA Euro challenge.

  • Jack White in Northern Ireland U19 squad for UEFA Euro qualifiers.
  • Defender set to join team mates in Poland for qualifying stage.
  • Northern Ireland set to face Slovakia, Macedonia and Poland in October fixtures.

Wigan Athletic's Under 18 defender Jack White has been called up into Northern Ireland's Under 19 squad for their upcoming UEFA U19 European Championship (Georgia 2017) qualifying matches against Poland, Macedonia and Slovakia in Poland this month.

The 17-year-old has featured three times for Northern Ireland's Under 17s previously, with this his first call up to the Under 19s after seven appearances for Latics' Under 18s so far this season.

White and his team mates are set to face the following fixtures in qualifying group 11 this month.

Thursday 6 October, 11.00am at Public Stadium, Torun - Slovakia
Saturday 8 October, 11.00am at Olympic Municipal Stadium, Inowroclaw - Macedonia
Tuesday 11 October, 3.30pm at Public Stadium, Torun - Poland


  • RESULTS: The latest from Latics' Under 18s.
  • PROFILES: Learn more about the youth team.
  • INTERNATIONAL: Shaun MacDonald called up for Wales' World Cup qualifiers.



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