LIAM Hassin has been called up the Northern Ireland schoolboys squad for their game against Australia, at Inver Park on Tuesday 22nd January.
It is a great honour for the midfielder, who returned to club in June of last year and has been an ever present in Tiernan Lynch’s first team squad at the age of just 17.
The call-up also coincides with an historic first International to be hosted at Inver Park, since the recent renovation work at the stadium last summer.
Kick-off at Inver park on Tuesday is 11.30am and admission is free for all fans.
The squad to face Australia is as follows:
Goalkeepers – David Walsh (Portadown College/Linfield), Ruadhan McKenna (Rathmore Grammar/Cliftonville).
Defenders – Malachy Smith (FMC Hanwood/Glentoran), Trai Hume (NIFL Academy/Linfield), Ruari O’Hare (St Patrick’s Downpatrick/Linfield), Paddy Burns (St Malachy’s Belfast/Glenavon), Callum McVeigh (Down High School/Linfield), Lewis McGarvey (St Malachy’s Belfast/Glentoran).
Midfielders – Josh Largo-Ellis (St Michael’s Enniskillen/Ballinamallard United), Jake Corbett (SERC Lisburn/Linfield), Liam Hassin (Larne HS/Larne), Andrew Whiteside (Coleraine GS/Coleraine), Alex Gawne (Coleraine GS/Coleraine), Jack Bradley (St Joseph’s Derry-Londonderry/Coleraine), Ryan Carmichael (St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon/Portadown).
Forwards – Jamie Glover (Ashfield High/Glentoran), Callum Ferris (Craigavon Senior High/Portadown), Ben Cushnie (FMC Laurelhill/Glentoran), Josh McGreevy (Northern Regional College/Crusaders).