Clarets stars involved in internationals

Welsh call: Sam Vokes
Welsh call: Sam Vokes

Clarets duo Michael Keane and Danny Ings have been confirmed in Gareth Southgate’s 23-man squad for the Euro Under-21 Championships in the Czech Republic.

Following the friendly with Belarus at Barnsley’s Oakwell home on June 11th, the young Lions will fly out to their base in Olomouc ahead of the Group B opener against Portugal in Uherske Hradiste on June 18th.

England will then face Sweden on June 21st and Italy on June 24th.

Elsewhere, striker Sam Vokes was named in Chris Coleman’s Wales squad for the upcoming qualifier against Belgium.

Both sides go in to the game unbeaten in Group B on the same points and will meet at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12th.

Summer signing Stephen Ward has travelled with the Republic of Ireland squad for his nation’s upcoming fixtures against England and Scotland.

Martin O’Neill’s men face an England squad that includes Clarets goalkeeper Tom Heaton in an international friendly on Sunday at the Aviva Stadium before playing Scotland in a Euro 2016 Group D qualifier at the same venue on June 13th.

Finally, after featuring for the duration in Northern Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Qatar at Crewe Alexandra’s Gresty Road, defender Danny Lafferty will look to be involved in the huge clash with Romania at Windsor Park on June 13th.