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Tigers Duo Called Up By Northern Ireland

18 March 2021

Forward Josh Magennis and winger Gavin Whyte have been called up by Northern Ireland for their international triple-header.

Ian Baraclough’s men travel to Italy for their first FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday 25th March before hosting USA in a friendly three days later.

The international break concludes with a second World Cup qualifying Group C match, at home to Bulgaria on Wednesday 31st March.

Bangor-born Magennis has been capped 58 times by his country, scoring eight goals, while Belfast-native Whyte has netted twice in 10 international appearances.

The attacking duo will be absent for Hull City’s League One match against Gillingham at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday 27th March.

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