Football - Ferdinand handed Ireland call-up

Peterborough midfielder Kane Ferdinand has been named in the Republic of Ireland Under-21 squad for their forthcoming friendly against Holland.

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Ferdinand is in Noel King's squad to face the Dutch at Tallaght Stadium on Wednesday, February 6.

The 20-year-old was born in London but qualifies to play for the Republic because of an Irish father. He has represented his country at Under-16 and Under-18 level.

Ferdinand joined Posh from Southend in the summer and has made 19 appearances in all competitions for the npower Championship club.

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