Ipswich's Josh Carson gets Northern Ireland call-up

Josh Carson
Carson has captained the Northern Ireland Under-17 side

Ipswich Town youngster Josh Carson has been told he will be part of Nigel Worthington's Northern Ireland squad for their upcoming Nations Cup games.

The 17-year-old winger will be in the party to face the Republic of Ireland on 24 May and Wales on 27 May.

Since breaking into the Town side in March, the Portman Road academy product has gone on to score three times in nine games.

Worthington is not expected to name his full squad until next week.

Antrim-born Carson has also been included in the Northern Ireland Under-21 squad for the European Championship qualifier against Faroe Islands on 31 May.

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