Phil Neville’s son Harvey has been named in the Republic of Ireland Under-19 squad for the first time.

The 17-year-old defender is in the panel for a friendly double-header against .

Neville, who moved to from Valencia in 2018, qualifies for the Republic through his mother Julie’s family.

His father won 59 caps for England and is the manager of the women’s national side.

His uncle Gary played 85 times for England at senior level.

The Republic face the Danes at the Showgrounds in Sligo on Friday and then again next Monday as they prepare for European Championship qualifiers against Switzerland, Austria and Gibraltar next month.

Republic boss Tom Mohan has also named German-born Borussia Monchengladbach attacker Conor Noss in his squad for the first time.

Noss has been part of recent first-team squads with the side in domestic and European games.

Republic of Ireland Under-19 squad:

Goalkeepers: Sean Bohan (Bohemians), Jimmy Corcoran (Preston North End), Bobby Jones (Wigan Athletic).

Defenders: Ronan Boyce (Derry City), Ben Greenwood (AFC Bournemouth), Oisin McEntee ( United), Harvey Neville (), Mark McGuinness (), Mazeed Ogungbo (), Andrew Omobamidele (Norwich City), Lewis Richards (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Timi Sobowale ().

Midfielders: Jamie Bowden ( Hotspur), Barry Coffey (Celtic), Dawson Devoy (Bohemians), Donal Higgins (Galway United), Conor Grant (Sheffield Wednesday), Armstrong Oko-Flex (Celtic), Tyreik Wright (Aston Villa).

Forwards: Tom Cannon (), Ryan Cassidy (Watford), Festy Ebosele (Derby County), Alex Gilbert (West Bromwich Albion), Conor Noss (Borussia Monchengladbach), George Nunn (), Thomas Oluwa (Shamrock Rovers), Ross Tierney (Bohemians).


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