Internationals week

Pic of the Day: The 6-foot-6 Celtic goalkeeper Conor Hazard, who is from Downpatrick, pictured during Northern Ireland Squad Training in Belfast ahead of flying out for World Cup qualifying away games against Switzerland on Saturday and Bulgaria on Tuesday. His Celtic colleague Liam Scales has been added as a late replacement to the Republic of Ireland squad that is traveling to Baku to face Azerbaijan on Saturday. The Republic will then face Qatar in a friendly on Tuesday at home in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. INPHO/PRESSEYE/WILLIAM CHERRY 

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