Swans stars ready for international action

19th March 2015

The Barclays Premier League may be taking a break next week, but a large number of the Swans squad will be busy on international duty.
Swans and Wales skipper Ashley Williams is set to win his 50th cap for his country in the Euro qualifier against Israel. He has been joined in the squad by fellow Swans Neil Taylor and Jazz Richards. Keeper David Cornell, meanwhile, is on the stand-by list.
Ki Sung-Yueng is also set to lead the South Korea as they take on Uzbekistan and New Zealand, while Jefferson Montero is included in the Ecuador squad for their matches against Mexico and Argentina.
Lukasz Fabianski has been called up by Poland for the Euro qualifier against Republic of Ireland while Gylfi Sigurdsson is expected to be confirmed in Iceland's squad on Friday for their trips to Kazakhstan and Estonia.
Giancarlo Gallifuoco has been named in Australia's side for the forthcoming Asian Under-23s Championship qualifiers against hosts Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Myanmar.
At Under-21 level, the Swans have three named in the Wales squad after Liam Shephard, Josh Sheehan and Ryan Hedges were called up for the home qualifier against Bulgaria.
Stephen Kingsley is also included in Scotland U21s' squad for the first time as they travel to Hungary for a friendly, while loanee Tom Carroll is involved with England's youth set up.
And goalkeeper Gregor Zabret will look to win his first Slovenia U21s cap in their games with Ukraine and Macedonia.

Ashley Williams (capt), Neil Taylor, Jazz Richards
Saturday, March 28: Israel (a)

South Korea
Ki Sung-Yueng (capt)
Friday, March 27: Uzbekistan (h)
Tuesday, March 31: New Zealand (h)

Lukasz Fabianski
Sunday, March 29: Republic of Ireland (a)

Jefferson Montero
Saturday, March 28: Mexico (in Los Angeles)
Tuesday, March 31: Argentina (in New York)

Iceland(squad confirmed on Friday)
Gylfi Sigurdsson
Saturday, March 28: Kazakhstan (a)
Tuesday, March 31: Estonia (a)

Giancarlo Gallifuoco
Friday, March 27: Hong Kong
Sunday, March 29: Chinese Taipei
Tuesday, March 31: Myanmar (all matches in Chinese Taipei)

Liam Shephard, Josh Sheehan, Ryan Hedges
Tuesday, March 31: Bulgaria (h)

Stephen Kingsley
Thursday, March 26: Hungary (a)

Tom Carroll

Friday, March 27: Czech Republic (a)
Monday, March 30: Germany (h)

Gregor Zabret
Thursday, March 30: Ukraine (h)
Monday, March 30: Macedonia (h)

Matt Grimes
Wednesday, March 25: Mexico (h)
Sunday, March 29: USA (h)