Poll shows fans in favour of Paul Mullin being called up to Wales squad
After Wrexham were denied a famous FA Cup victory against Sheffield United, one of the major talking points centred around the Dragons’ prolific frontman Paul Mullin.
Bagging an impressive goal in the thrilling match against the Blades, Mullin now has 28 goals for the season.
Despite him currently playing in the National League, the calls for the 28-year-old goal ace to be called up to the Cymru international squad reached a crescendo on social media.
When back in November 2021, Mullin confirmed he was eligible to play for the country he currently plies his trade in thanks to his Welsh grandmother, there has been a growing belief that he can play at a much higher level.
Haha Nan was born in Wales already registered 🤣🤣
— Paul Mullin (@PMullin7) November 1, 2021
This was of course ably demonstrated by his impressive performances against Coventry City and Sheffield United – the two Championships sides Wrexham have so far faced in the FA Cup. And let’s not forget Mullin has also impressed at League One and League Two level, before his headline-hitting transfer to the Racecourse.
We decided to test opinion on the striker by publishing a poll in the aftermath of the pulsating FA Cup tie on Sunday.
The results are now in and they are pretty conclusive, with almost 70% of the 1,663 votes cast in favour of Mullin getting a call up to Robert Page’s squad.
Should Paul Mullin be called up to the next Cymru squad. 👇
— Nation.Cymru (@NationCymru) January 29, 2023
If Paul Mullin was called up to play for Cymru, he wouldn’t be the first non-league player make his bow in the Welsh squad.
During Wrexham’s first season in the then Conference National League in 2008, defender Steve Evans became the first non-league player to represent Wales for 76 years as a second-half substitute in Wales’ 2–1 defeat away to Russia in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification.
A decade earlier in 1997, Gary Lloyd became the only Welsh Premier League player to be called up to the senior Wales squad after the former Barry Town, Carmarthen Town and Llanelli defender was named by Bobby Gould to face Belgium, where he was an unused substitute.
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Wow cool …This IS news. Some football fans think one of the kickyball men should kick the kickyball on an international level? Cool…
“Football Fans Have Opinions On Football …Extra, EXTRA read all about it…”
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I’m all for more news on here from all over the world. I do my best to empathise with your often brilliant writing Cathy, your humanity is heart warming but cut footie a little slack babe, cheers from MM…
You must be fun at funerals. Guess the English press has groomed you to what news is. Personally I like it to be a variety of good and bad.
Even this is better than fake news of MSM.
I would call up Tom Lawrence and Ched Evans first
I 100% agree. If he is willing to rep that shirt. Why not! This is the difference between the British and English. We have always been more open and welcoming. Which of course sometimes is the reason for our downfall. I say Jordan Davies too! How he never went to the World Cup over the likes Of Jonny Williams or Joe Allen is beyond me. All because he plays for Wrexham.
As a Wrexhamian, I would love to see Mullin make his international debut at in a Wales shirt. As a Welshman, I don’t share your low opinion of Joe Allen. The entire team sucked in Qatar, and Allen lacked match practice through injury.