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Robbie McDaid Called To Action For Northern Ireland's U-21

Another prospect from Leeds' academy has earned a call to represent his country in European Qualifiers.

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As stated by the official site, Leeds' Robbie McDaid is set to join his compatriots in matches against Scotland and Iceland in September.

McDaid is another one of team's young players who has earned their call to a national team, which is a great proof of how well the club's academy is doing.

"It came as a bit of a shock but obviously I'm delighted," Mcdaid told the Ulster Herald.

"I wasn't really expecting it to be honest because I have this year and the next two at this age group."

Leeds are already known for their ability to produce talent and as a team who is not afraid to trust young players on a weekly basis.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Buzzing to be called up to the Northern Ireland u21&#39;s for the European qualifiers against Scotland and Iceland in September ⚽️ ! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GAWA?src=hash">#GAWA</a></p>&mdash; Robbie Mc Daid (@RobbieMcDaid) <a href="https://twitter.com/RobbieMcDaid/status/633339281134755841">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Matches will take place on 05.09 and 08.09 with Scotland and Iceland respectively.

In his first season at Elland Road, the 18-year-old has impressed, and this year he's looking better than ever. His contract ends in June making this appearance with Northern Ireland even more crucial.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congratulations to young striker <a href="https://twitter.com/RobbieMcDaid">@RobbieMcDaid</a> , who has been called up for the Northern Ireland Under-21s squad <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MOT?src=hash">#MOT</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Leeds?src=hash">#Leeds</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LUFC?src=hash">#LUFC</a></p>&mdash; Woody (@Woodychocks) <a href="https://twitter.com/Woodychocks/status/634016786783039488">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>