Euro 2016 qualifiers: NI bring in McCullough and Reeves

Ben Reeves loses out to Scotland's Russell Martin in this aerial duel
Ben Reeves loses out to Scotland's Russell Martin in this aerial duel
Euro 2016 qualifier: Northern Ireland v Greece
Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast Date: Thursday 8 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST
Coverage: Live commentary on Radio 5 Live & Radio Ulster; text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Northern Ireland have drafted in Luke McCullough and Ben Reeves for their final Euro 2016 qualifiers against Greece and Finland.

Doncaster Rovers defender McCullough and MK Dons midfielder Reeves are added to the squad as doubts remain over WBA duo Jonny Evans and Gareth McAuley.

Evans was forced off with a hamstring injury during Saturday's Premier League defeat by Crystal Palace.

Fellow defender McAuley is struggling with a calf injury.

West Brom manager Tony Pulis said McAuley "played through the pain" at Selhurst Park.

Evans was substituted 24 minutes into the match in what Pulis described as "a blow for Northern Ireland".

He added: "Fingers crossed he will be OK. If he is anywhere near fit we will give him a chance to play,"

Northern Ireland face Greece at Windsor Park on Thursday before taking on Finland in Helsinki three days later.

Michael O'Neill's side top Group F and need two points to qualify for next summer's finals in France.

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