Date: 14th August 2006 at 11:21am
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Goalkeeper Alan Blayney has not been called up for the Northern Ireland squad. Despite apparently playing well last time out for his country, Blayney has been overlooked. However, with only two keepers named in the squad, Blayney may yet get a call up should one of them pull out.

Rovers will not relish Blayney going on International duty if so, as Andy Warrington is ruled out for a number of months and Jan Budtz is still a few weeks away from full fitness.

Ben Smith, signed on a short term contract, is covering on the bench until the end of August.