PNE's Browne gets Republic of Ireland call-up

Preston North End midfielder Alan Browne has been called-up to the senior Republic of Ireland squad for the first time.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 22nd May 2017, 7:24 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:39 pm
Alan Browne in action for PNE
Alan Browne in action for PNE

Browne, 22, will join the squad this week for the forthcoming internationals against Mexico, Uruguay and Austria.

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The former Cork City man has played for the ROI at Under-21 and Under-19 level.

Some of the Ireland squad, mainly those from Championship clubs, are meeting at Fota Island this week for training before travelling to New York where they will play Mexico in a friendly on June 1.

They return to Dublin to play Uruguay on June 4, then take on Austria at the Aviva Stadium in a World Cup qualifier on June 11.