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13 October 2023

Club News


13 October 2023

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Three Rotherham United players will be looking to represent their respective nations during the latest international break.

Viktor Johansson, Dexter Lembikisa and Ciaran McGuckin will all be swapping the Sky Bet Championship for international football over the next week, here is a guide of who is playing and when.



Viktor Johansson has once again been called-up to the Swedish National Team, after continuing to impress with his stellar performances in the Sky Bet Championship.

Johansson will be hoping to earn his first senior cap during the latest round of fixtures, which sees Sweden host Moldova for a friendly match in at Friends Arena in Solna, before turning their attentions back to their quest to reach UEFA EURO 2024 when they make the trip to Brussels to take on Belgium.

Janne Andersson’s side must win in Belgium and hope that results go their way to have any chance of securing an automatic qualification spot for next summer’s tournament in Germany.


Sweden v Moldova

Thursday 12th October

Friends Arena

International Friendly

6pm (BST)


Belgium v Sweden

Monday 16th October

King Baudouin-stadion

UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifier

7:45pm (BST)




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Having missed out on the last squad through injury, Dexter Lembikisa has again been called up to represent the Jamaica National Team in their 2023/24 CONCACAF Nations League fixtures.

Lembikisa has excelled for the Millers during his time on loan from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers and has once again been called-up by his country after representing the Reggae Boyz in the summer Gold Cup.

Trips to Grenada and Haiti are on the agenda this month for Lembikisa and the rest of the team.


Grenada v Jamaica

Friday 13th October

Kirani James National Stadium

CONCACAF Nations League

12am (BST)


Haiti v Jamaica

Monday 16th October

Hasely Crawford Stadium

CONCACAF Nations League

1am (BST)


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Second year pro Ciaran McGuckin has also received an international call-up after again being included in the Northern Ireland U21 squad.

It’s another double header with the youngsters continuing their UEFA EURO 2025 U21 qualifying campaign.

A trip to Baku is first up to face Azerbaijan on Thursday, before returning to Mourneview Park to host Serbia.


Azerbaijan U21 v Northern Ireland U21

Thursday 12th October

Qarabag Stadium

UEFA EURO 2025 U21 Qualifier

3pm (BST)


Northern Ireland U21 v Serbia U21

Monday 16th October

Mourneview Park

UEFA EURO 2025 U21 Qualifier

7:30pm (BST)


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