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called up

(for military service) drafted
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Pierre and Beckles have been called up by Grenada - with Beckles joining up with the Caribbean side for the first time.
He said: "While it was a pleasant surprise to be called up I had been sort of expecting it as I for the past three years I had been told I was close to a GB place - only to just miss out.
Both Jimmy Dunne and Aiden McGeady received call-ups to the Republic of Ireland squad but it remains to be seen who else has been called up for their international sides at this time.