Six Burnley players on international duty in June

Seven Clarets will be on international duty in June.

By Chris Boden
Friday, 27th May 2022, 2:10 pm

Connor Roberts and Wayne Hennessey face the most important game, with a crucial World Cup qualyfying play-off against the winners of Scotland and Ukraine (Cardiff, Sunday, June 5th, 5 p.m.), as well as four UEFA Nations League fixtures against Poland (Wednesday, June 1st, 5 p.m.), Belgium (Saturday, June 11th, 7-45 p.m.), and two against the Netherlands (Wednesday, June 8th, 7-45 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14th, 7-45 p.m.).

Goalkeeper Nick Pope is again part of Gareth Southgate's England squad, who have four Nations League fixtures, two against Hungary (Saturday June 4th, 5 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14th, 7-45 p.m.), and fixtures against Germany (Tuesday, June 7th, 7-45 p.m.) and European Championship winners Italy (Saturday, June 11th, 7-45 p.m.).

Centre back Nathan Collins is in the Republic of Ireland squad that face Armenia (Saturday, June 4th, 2 p.m.), Ukraine twice (Wednesday, June 8th, 7-45 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14th, 7-45 p.m.) and Scotland (Saturday, June 11th, 5 p.m.) in the UEFA Nations League.

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Gibraltar's goalkeeper Bradley Banda (L) punches the ball past Netherlands' forward Wout Weghorst during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualification group G football match between The Netherlands and Gibraltar at De Kuip stadium, in Rotterdam, on October 11, 2021. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo by JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)

Striker Wout Weghorst is in the Netherlands squad for the games against Wales, as well as against Belgium (Friday, June 3rd, 7-45 p.m.) and Poland (Saturday, June 11th, 7-45 p.m.).

Forward Maxwel Cornet has been named in Ivory Coast's AFCON Qualifiers, as the Elephants take on Zambia (Friday, June 3rd, 8 p.m.) and Lesotho (Thursday, June 9th, 6 p.m.).

And finally, goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, who has spent the season on loan with Sheffield Wednesday in League One, is in Northern Ireland's squad for their UEFA Nations League fixtures against Greece (Thursday, June 2nd),, Kosovo (Thursday, June 9th) and Cyprus, who they face twice (Sunday, June 5th and Sunday, June 12th).