Taylor Called Up

22 February 2010 12:29
Maik Taylor has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for the forthcoming international friendly against Albania. The 38-year-old Blues keeper has today been named in Northern Ireland coach Nigel Worthington's 23-man squad for the game at the Qemal Stafa Stadium in Tirana on Wednesday, 3rd March. Should Taylor keep goal in Albania he will be making his 83rd Appearance for his country. Full Northern Ireland squad: Goalkeepers: M Taylor (Birmingham City), J Tuffey (Partick Thistle), T Carson (Sunderland). Defenders: G McAuley (Ipswich Town), J Evans (Manchester United), S Craigan (Motherwell), G McCartney (Sunderland), R McGivern (Manchester City), A Little (Rangers). Midfielders: N McGinn (Celtic), G McCann (Scunthorpe United), Michael O'Connor (Scunthorpe United), S Davis (Rangers), C Brunt (West Bromwich Albion), D Shiels (Doncaster Rovers), D Johnson (Birmingham City), S Clingan (Coventry City). Forwards: D Healy (Sunderland, on loan at Ipswich Town), W Feeney (Cardiff City), K Lafferty (Rangers), A Kirk (Dunfermline Athletic), R Patterson (Coleraine).