accies midfielder Smith received his first call-up
to the Scotland Under-21 squad for their forthcoming european Championship qualifiers with San Marino and Croatia.
There is also a surprise call-up
for Bath back-row forward Leroy Houston 11 years after he was first included in an Australia squad.
That reserve has just been hit with a call-up
Costa Rica are due to announce their squad later today for games against Peru and Chile, with Bryan Oviedo likely to be included and, if Sunderland do receive a third call-up
, it would give them the option of asking for the Wycombe game on November 17 to be postponed.
The Ghanaian gaffer defended his latest call-up
which has sparked controversy in the nation.
Whether I get the next call-up
is down to the manager but I feel like I've proven my worth and that I can play at this level," the Liverpool man added.
The 58-year old gaffer has been criticised by the public following his last call-up
for the West African powerhouse's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya.
ABSENT: Boro are set to be without, top to bottom, Rhys Williams, Carl Ikeme and Tarmo Kink for the cup game next week SET FOR OZ CALL-UP
: Boro striker Scott McDonald, pictured, who scored twice against PSV, is likely to miss the Carling Cup game because of international duty
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On Merseyside, 42 sailors and soldiers have received their call-up
``Everyone at Leeds is proud of their call-up
. I just hope that they both play on Saturday and do well.''