PNE duo get international calls

PNE defender Bailey Wright
PNE defender Bailey Wright
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Preston North End defender Bailey Wright has been named in Australia’s squad for their two World Cup qualifiers next month.

Wright has established himself as a regular selection at international level in recent months.

The Socceroos play host to Kyrgyzstan in Canberra on November 12, then are set to face Bangladesh five days later.

But they want the visit to Dhaka moved to a neutral country because of a terrorism threat in Bangladesh.

The Aussie cricket team recently pulled out of a tour to Bangladesh on security grounds.

PNE left-back Greg Cunningham is in a 39-man provisional squad for Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 two-legged play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina next month.

The squad will be cut to 23 closer to when the Irish meet up on November 9.