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Saints on International Duties: November 2014

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Find out which Saints are away representing their countries during the international break.

Forster will return to Celtic Park, the place he called home for four seasons as England face Scotland
Forster will return to Celtic Park, the place he called home for four seasons as England face Scotland
Richard Heathcote

With the last international break of the calendar year, there are no shortage of Southampton players that will be going away and represent their countries. We put them all in one place for you to keep track of who they are and where they will be playing.

Fraser Forster, Nathaniel Clyne (England)

v Slovenia, Saturday November 15th (5pm GMT)

v Scotland, Tuesday, November 18th (8pm GMT)

Forster and Clyne retained their place in the England squad and has been called up for England's upcoming fixture against Slovenia in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers. England has so far won all of their qualifying fixtures and will hope to continue that positive trend this Saturday in Wembley.

England then travels to Celtic Park to play Scotland in a friendly match. This game will be of special significance for Forster, who spent four seasons with the Scottish champions prior to making his summer move to St. Mary's last summer.

Shane Long (Republic of Ireland)

v Scotland, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

v United States of America, Tuesday 18th November (7.45pm GMT)

Last Saturday's hero, Shane Long, has been named in Ireland's squad for their upcoming games against Scotland and USA. The former fixture is a Euro 2016 Qualifiers, while the latter will be a friendly. Long remained on the bench during Ireland's last two fixtures, so he'll be hoping for more minutes this time around.

Steven Davis (Northern Ireland)

v Romania, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

Davis' participation in the upcoming international break has been thrown into jeopardy after he was subbed off in the first half during the league game against Leicester City. The skipper has been a key player for Northern Ireland as they have started their qualifying campaign with three wins out of three.

Florin Gardos (Romania)

v Northern Ireland, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

v Denmark, Tuesday November 18th (6.30pm GMT)

Gardos is part of Romania's squad that will play Northern Ireland in the Euro 2016 qualifiers, with Romania trailing Northern Ireland by two points in the group. They will then play Denmark in an international friendly.

José Fonte (Portugal)

v Armenia, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

v Argentina, Tuesday November 18th (7.45pm GMT)

Skipper Fonte will be looking to make his debut for Portugal as they faced Armenia and Argentina. Portugal will be looking for a win against Armenia and get back on track in their Euro 2016 qualifying group. Fonte and co. then will travel to Manchester, as they play a friendly game against Argentina at Old Trafford.

Graziano Pellè (Italy)

v Croatia, Sunday November 16th (7.45pm GMT)

After a goal in his Italy debut, Pellè remained in Antonio Conte's Italy squad. The four-time World Champions will face Croatia in their upcoming Euro 2016 Qualifiers fixture, with both sides having perfect records in group H.

Morgan Schneiderlin (France)

v Albania, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

v Sweden, Tuesday November 18th (8pm GMT)

Schneiderlin will be part of France's squad in their upcoming friendlies against Albania and Sweden. The Euro 2016 host automatically qualifies for the tournament and are preparing with a series of friendlies.

Dušan Tadić (Serbia)

v Denmark, Friday November 14th (7.45pm GMT)

v Greece, Tuesday November 18th (7pm GMT)

Serbia will be host Denmark in the Euro 2016 qualifiers. After their last game against Albania was abandoned, this is Tadić's and co. chance to pick up their first win. Serbia then visits Piraeus for a friendly against Greece.

Toby Alderweireld (Belgium)

v Iceland, Wednesday November 12th (7.45pm GMT)

v Wales, Sunday November 16th (5pm GMT)

Alderweireld and co. will play host to Iceland and Wales in the upcoming week. The former will be a friendly fixture, while the latter will be a Euro 2016 Qualifiers fixture, with Belgium hoping to catch Wales, who currently topped their qualifying group.

Maya Yoshida (Japan)

v Honduras, Friday November 14th (10.35am GMT)

v Australia, Tuesday November 18th (10.20am GMT)

Yoshida has been recalled by the Japanese national team after the defender missed last month's internationals due to injuries. Japan will host Honduras and Australia in The Kirin Challenge Cup.

Emmanuel Mayuka (Zambia)

v Mozambique, Saturday November 15th (2pm GMT)

v Cape Verde, Wednesday, November 19th (4pm GMT)

Mayuka has been called up by Zambia for their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 qualifiers. The 2012 champion are currently level with Mozambique in third place with five points from four games, and four points behind group leaders Cape Verde. These remaining two matches will decide who will progress to next year's tournament, with only the top two advancing from each group.

Sadio Mané (Senegal)

v Egypt, Saturday November 15th (5pm GMT)

v Botswana, Wednesday November 19th (8pm GMT)

Mané has been called up for Senegal's final two fixtures in The AFCON qualifiers as they travel to Egypt and host Botswana. Senegal currently sits in second place with seven points from four games.

Harrison Reed, Matt Targett (England U-20)

v Canada, Wednesday November 12th (7.30pm GMT)

v Portugal, Monday November 17th (3.30pm GMT)

Saints duo Reed and Targett has been called up for England U-20 duties as they faced Canada at home and travel to Portugal for a pair of international friendlies. Both players were part of the team that won the Four Nations tournament in Holland last month.

Josh Sims (England U-18)

v Poland, Saturday November 15th (4pm GMT)

v Poland, Monday November 17th (4pm GMT)

Young winger Sims has been called up for England U-18 duty as The Three Lions play a doubleheader against Poland. Sims were part of the England U-17 squad that won the U-17 European Championship earlier this summer.