Wales U21 name Allen Matthews

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By BBC Sport

Full Wales call-ups Joe Allen and Adam Matthews are the two senior players named in Wales' under-21 squad to face Northern Ireland on 9 February.Swansea midfielder Allen and Cardiff full-back Matthews won senior Wales calls in 2010 and are included in Brian Flynn's 18-man under-21 squad.

AFC Wimbledon midfielder Reece Jones and Cardiff City midfielder Jonathan Meades are the two uncapped call-ups.

Wrexham's Racecourse Ground will host the Northern Ireland friendly.

Wales' 18-man squad to face Northern Ireland on Wednesday, 9 February: Goalkeepers: Chris Maxwell (Wrexham), Rhys Taylor (Chelsea, loan Crewe Alex)

Defenders: Daniel Alfei (Swansea City), Tom Bender (Colchester United), Troy Brown (Ipswich Town), Paul Dummett (Newcastle United), Adam Matthews (Cardiff City), Ashley Richards (Swansea City).

Midfielders: Joe Allen (Swansea City), Billy Bodin (Swindon Town), Reece Jones (AFC Wimbledon), Lee Lucas (Swansea City), Jonathan Meades (Cardiff City), Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace)

Strikers: Elliott Chamberlain (Leicester City), Ryan Doble (Southampton), Robert Ogleby (Heart of Midlothian), Jake Taylor (Reading)

Standby: Jonathan Bond (Watford), David Cornell (Swansea City, loan Port Talbot Town), Kieron Freeman (Nottingham Forest), David Stephens (Hibernian), Joe Walsh (Swansea City), Nathan Craig (Everton), Joe Partington (AFC Bournemouth), Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town), Kayelden Brown (West Bromwich Albion, loan Port Vale), Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Richard Peniket (Fulham), Casey Thomas (Swansea City, loan Port Talbot Town)

Source: BBC Sport

Source: BBC Sport