Anthony Scully gets Ireland U21 call

Anthony Scully

West Ham United U23s striker Anthony Scully has been called up to the Republic of Ireland U21s squad for the first time in his career.

The 20-year-old has enjoyed a stellar start to the 2019/20 campaign so far and is currently the top scorer in the Premier League 2 with ten goals.

When added to his brace in the Trophy match with Newport County, Scully’s total tally for the season is 12 goals in all competitions.

In September the forward scooped the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award after scoring eight goals across the young Hammers’ four fixtures.

Scully will also join up with West Ham U23s captain Conor Coventry for the fixtures against Armenia U21s in Yerevan on Thursday 14 November and Sweden U21s at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin on Tuesday 19 November.

The son of former Notts County and QPR winger Tony Scully, Anthony has been capped by the Boys in Green at every age-group level up to U19s.

Among the Senior call-ups to the Republic of Ireland squad are former West Ham youth players Sean Maguire and Kieran Sadlier.

Elsewhere at the Academy of Football, Gonçalo Cardoso has been called up to the Portugal U20s squad for fixtures against England U20s and Germany U20s.

The central defender is likely to face off against West Ham U23s goalkeeper and teammate Joseph Anang, who was called-up to England U20s last week.

West Ham U18s forward Sebastian Nebyla has also received international recognition. The 17-year-old has been called up for Slovakia at U19 level for UEFA U19 Championship qualifiers against Cyprus, Malta and Italy.

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