International call-up for Posh forward Sammie Szmodics

Peterborough United forward Sammie Szmodics has received an international call up from Ireland.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:01 pm
Sammie Szmodics (left).

The 25 year-old was born in Colchester, but qualifies for Ireland through his grandmother’s birthplace.

It’s a first international call-up for Szmodics at any level. He is in the Ireland squad for friendlies against Andorra and Hungary on June 3 and June 8 respectively.

Szmodics will link up with the Irish squad in a traing camp next week. The Hungary game is expected to take place in Spain. Ireland will play the first friendly in Andorra.

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Szmodics said: “I am over the moon to recieve my first international call-up for a nation that is close to my and my family’s hearts, I am looking forward to the 12 days ahead and experiencing international football.”

Posh midfielder Jack Taylor misses out on the Ireland squad because of injury.