Aaron Ramsey Thumbnail

International Bluebirds | September Call-Ups

Club News
Take a look at the Bluebirds who have been called up for international action during the upcoming window...
Aaron Ramsey in action for Wales
Ramsey to line up for Wales

City midfielder Aaron Ramsey has received his first international call-up since returning to the Bluebirds.

Wales welcome South Korea to Cardiff City Stadium in a friendly match, before travelling to Latvia in a UEFA EURO 2024 qualifier. 

The 32-year-old Cymru captain has 82 caps to his name, having made his Wales debut as a 17-year-old against Denmark in November 2008. 

Wales Fixtures:

Wales vs. South Korea, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, 07/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Latvia vs. Wales, Skonto Stadions, Riga, 11/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Rubin Colwill in action for Wales' U21 side
Colwill brothers in Wales U21 camp

Rubin and Joel Colwill have been named in the Wales U21 squad to play a friendly match against Liechtenstein and to take on Lithuania in a U21 EURO 2025 Qualifier.

Eli King, who is currently on loan with Morecambe FC, is also named in the U21 squad.

Matt Jones' side claimed a 2-2 draw against Denmark in the previous international window back in June.

Wales U21's Qualification Group I includes Denmark, Czech Republic, Iceland and Lithuania, with the Finals taking place in Slovakia in the summer of 2025.

Wales U21 Fixtures:

Wales U21 vs. Liechtenstein U21, Rodney Parade, Newport, 08/09/2023 (4:30pm KO)

Lithuania U21 vs. Wales U21, Jonava City Stadium, Jonava, 12/09/2023 (4pm KO)

Manolis Siopis representing Greece
Siopis called up by Greece

Erol Bulut's summer recruit Manolis Siopis has been selected by Greece for their upcoming UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying matches against the Netherlands and Gibraltar. 

The side currently sit second in Group B, which also includes France and the Republic of Ireland. 

In the last international window, Greece recorded a 2-1 win over the Republic of Ireland, before falling to a narrow 1-0 defeat to France.

Greece Fixtures: UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifying

Netherlands vs. Greece, Phillips Stadion, Eindhoven, 07/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Greece vs. Gibraltar, AEK Stadium, Athens, 10/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Alex Runarsson in action for Iceland
Rúnarsson to represent Iceland

Goalkeeper Alex Rúnarsson, on loan at City from Premier League outfit Arsenal, has been selected by Iceland for their upcoming UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying matches against Luxembourg and Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

The City shot-stopper has amassed 24 caps at international level, making his senior debut for his country against the Czech Republic in November 2017.

Strákarnir okkar (Our Boys) succumbed to two narrow defeats in the last international window, falling to a 2-1 loss to Slovakia, before a 1-0 defeat to Portugal.

Iceland Fixtures: UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifying

Luxembourg vs. Iceland, Luxembourg Stadium, Luxembourg City, 08/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Iceland vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, 11/09/2023 (7:45pm KO)

Jamilu Collins
Collins returns to international action

City defender Jamilu Collins returns to the Nigeria squad for the first time since January 2022.

Having missed the majority of last season through injury, JC will be looking to earn his 27th cap for the Super Eagles this month.

The left back and his teammates have already qualified for the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations, and will be hoping to end their qualification campaign on top of Group A with a win over São Tomé & Príncipe

Nigeria Fixture: Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying

Nigeria vs. São Tomé & Príncipe, Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, 10/09/2023 (5pm KO)

Ebou Adams in action for Gambia...
Adams bidding for AFCON qualification

City midfielder Ebou Adams has also been called up for international duty, representing Gambia. 

Adams has been capped on 12 occasions by his country, with his debut coming in November 2017 against Morocco B. 

This international marks a huge fixture for Gambia, as they take on Congo knowing that a point will secure qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations. 

Gambia Fixture: Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying

Gambia vs. Congo, Stade de Marrakech, Marrakesh, 10/09/2023 (8pm KO)