STUART Dallas hopes his exploits for Brentford can earn him a recall to the Northern Ireland squad.
The former Crusaders star has made just one appearance for his country, coming on as a second-half substitute in the Carling Nations Cup defeat to Wales in 2011.
Dallas, who has been a regular for the U21s, has made eight appearances for the Bees this season and earned praise off boss Uwe Rosler for his part in Saturday's victory against Scunthorpe.
And the young winger hopes he can force his way back into the Northern Ireland squad if he continues his progress at Griffin Park.
He said: “It's good to get some game time and hopefully I can push on.
“The manager has shown faith in me. I've just got to keep working hard and if I get another chance I've got to take it."
Dallas says he's keen to add to his solitary cap, and hopes he will get the nod from Michael O'Neill in the near future.
“It's every lad's dream to play for their country,” added the 21-year-old.
“Over the past couple of years there have been players from the lower-leagues brought into the set-up.
"If I keep doing well for Brentford then hopefully that can happen.”
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