Harry flies out to represent Republic of Ireland Under-19's

18 May 2010 10:33
As confirmed last month Blues striker Harry Crawford has joined the Republic of Ireland Under-19 squad in the Ukraine after being called up for the first time. Harry Crawford: He's Irish you know; well, through his grandparentsIt's the Under-19 Euro Championships Elite Stages being held in the Ukraine and striker Harry Crawford, having already forced himself into the first team, continues his climb up the the career ladder by joining the country of his grandparents birth in the competition, his grandmother being from Dublin.Harry told www.southendunited.co.uk: "It's a great honour and a really good way for me to end the season. I fly out on Wednesday to Kiev and we'll spend the first seven days in a training camp. Then we play England in our first game in a really tough group."FixturesWed. May 26 - EnglandFri.    May 28 - UkraineMon. May  31 - Bosnia-HerzegovinaThe finals will be in France later this year.Good luck to Harry who will be in a squad full of Premiership players including Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal.