IN PICTURES: Luton Town's 50 international players

Striker James Collins became the 50th player to represent their country while at Kenilworth Road when he made his Republic of Ireland debut on Tuesday night, but who were the 49 that went before him?

Friday, 13th September 2019, 7:30 am
Brian Stein and Paul Walsh on England duty ahead of their match with France

The Luton News takes a special look back at which players have won international caps while being a Hatter below.

Left half won five caps for England between 1907-08, his debut a 1-0 Home Counties Championship victory over Ireland, with the other four friendlies, including an 11-1 victory in Austria.
Made his international debut in 1914 when at West Bromwich Albion, picking up a further three against Scotland, Wales and England after his move to Luton in 1919, when the Hatters paid 875 for his services.
Made one England appearance during his time with the Hatters, that coming at centre forward in the 1-1 British Home Championships clash in Ireland in October 1921.
Played twice for Ireland in 1921, with his second appearance against England in October seeing three Hatters on the pitch, Mathieson and Bookman for Luton, with Ernie Simms on the opposition side.
Prolific Hatters striker earned just one England cap during his career, scoring twice in an 8-0 friendly win in Finland in May 1937.
Bobby Brennan represented Ireland just the once during his time with the Hatters between 1947 and 1949, eventually leaving Luton to join Birmingham City.
Long-serving Town goalkeeper Bernard Streten played once for England, a 9-2 World Cup qualifying win over Ireland in November 1949, Jack Rowley scoring four times at Maine Road.
Full back won 17 caps in total for Ireland, 15 of them coming while with Luton, with a first coming in 1949. They included defeating England 2-0 and a fine 3-2 victory over West Germany in 1951.
Town keeper's debut came during a 4-2 British Home Championships defeat to England at Roker Park in November 1950. Played three more games, the Welsh winning them all, beating Ireland, Portugal and Switzerland.
Long serving Luton defender, middle top, was called up by Ireland for their 1-1 friendly draw against France in November 1952. Played five World Cup qualifiers and a 1-0 win in Germany in 1960.
Inside forward, on the left, won all 19 of his caps when at Luton, making his debut in 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Luxembourg in October 1953, netting twice in a 3-1 win at Norway two years later.
Luton centre half picked up three England caps in 1954, with his debut a 1-0 friendly win at Yugoslavia. Did then start a 7-1 friendly loss in Hungary, with the legendary Ferenc Pusks scoring twice.
Experienced Luton stopper who made three appearances for England in 1955, with wins over Spain, Denmark and Northern Ireland.
The homegrown winger, middle, bottom row, won one cap for Scotland, a friendly against Austria in front of 80,509 at Hampden Park in May 1956, with Alfie Conn scoring in the 1-1 draw.
Full back was handed his Ireland debut in a 2-0 Euro qualifying win over Czechoslovakia in April 1959. Played two more games, a 4-1 defeat to Scotland and 1-1 draw with Iceland.
Won eight of his 46 caps while with Luton, scoring twice against England and Wales in the 1960s. Two spells as manager of his country as well, leading them to the World Cup finals in 1982 and 1986.
Striker, centre bottom row, won nine caps when with Luton, scoring on his first in a 2-1 defeat to Poland in 1970. Bagged one more against Iran, although netted 19 in total, to sit fifth in the country's goalscoring charts.
Midfielder made 17 of his appearances during his two years with Luton, his first in September 1979, also scoring five times. Went on to play 45 times in total, netting eight goals.
Made his debut in the 1-0 win over Scotland in May 1980 and went on to play in two World Cup finals while at Luton, reaching the second round in 1982 after a famous 1-0 win over Spain. 91 caps in total.
Made his debut in a 4-1 win for Wales over England in May 1980, as 11 of his 25 caps came with Luton. Scored his only goal while at Town too, that in a 3-1 win over Ireland, for whom Hatters' team-mate Terry Grealish netted.
Made his debut in 1982, a 2-2 Euro qualifier in Denmark, replacing Trevor Morley with seven minutes to go. Started the 2-1 friendly defeat to West Germany, with his third and final cap in 1986, the 4-0 win over Egypt.
Striker was called up by England boss Bobby Robson in June 1983 for the first of his five caps. Scored the winner in his next game, as the Three Lions beat Australia 1-0 in a friendly.
Legendary striker was only called up once to the England squad. Played 77 minutes alongside Hatters' team-mate Paul Walsh in a 2-0 friendly loss at France in February 1984, Michel Platini netting twice.
Already an experienced Welsh international before arriving from Crystal Palace in January 1985. Won 15 of his 73 caps while at Luton, as he sits joint 10th with Ian Rush in the country's top appearance makers.
Played four times for his country, his debut in July 1985, that a 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Tunisia.
Handed his debut when at Luton, coming on for Tony Norman in the 2-0 friendly defeat in Canada in May 1986. Started the next game, again in Canada, a 3-0 win, earning one more cap after leaving Town.
Littlewoods Cup winner earned two of his 18 caps for Ireland when at Luton, starting with a 2-1 Euo qualifying win over Luxembourg in September 1987 and then a 2-0 friendly victory against Romania.
The majority of his caps came during stint with Luton, as he made 15 out of his 24 appearances while at Town. Was a Hatter when he scored his only goal too, that in a 1-1 draw with Poland in March 1988.
Town striker made his debut as a second half substitute during a friendly in Israel in February 1988. Started against Denmark in a 1-0 triumph later in the year, Neil Webb with the winner.
Winger made his debut for his country in April 1988, during a 0-0 home friendly draw with France at Windsor Park. Played 30 times in total, with one goal, that against Austria soon after leaving Luton.
Already in the Danish set-up when heading to Luton for a then club record fee in 1989. Made six of his 34 appearances when at Town, scoring one of his 12 goals in the 4-1 win over the Faroes in October 1990.
Handed his debut under Billy Bingham in March 1990, a 3-2 home defeat to Norway. Didn't get off the mark during his time at Kenilworth Road, although did net 12 in 59 overall. Returned as manager too.
Played three games for Wales while at Luton, winning his debut in a 1-0 win against Brazil in September 1991, scoring in the 1-0 victory over Republic of Ireland as well. Won 54 caps in total, with six goals.
Midfield progressed through the ranks with Luton, earning one international cap, that under Wales boss Terry Yorath in the 1-1 friendly draw against Austria in April 1992, replacing Jeremy Goss for the last two minutes.
Won all but two of his eight caps during his time at Kenilworth Road, after making his debut in a 4-0 friendly defeat at Holland in May 1992. Only featured in one victory, a 2-1 friendly win in Estonia in 1994.
Made his international debut while with Luton, the 2-1 World Cup qualifying win in Albania in February 1993. Won four caps over his two spells at Town, as he played 25 times overall, netting six goals.
Called up for Canada for the 1-1 friendly against Morocco in June 1994, as he won five caps when with Luton. Went on to play 44 games for his country in total, scoring four goals.
Made his debut when at Luton, replacing Brad Friedel for the final 10 minutes of the 2-0 friendly defeat against England in September 1994. First start in the 2-2 draw with Uruguay, going on to win eight caps in total.
Won four of his 17 caps while at Kenilworth Road, first getting called up for an international friendly defeat against Norway in March 1996, then scoring the winner in a 1-0 win over Switzerland in April 1998
Won all seven of his caps when at Luton, his debut coming in a 1-0 friendly defeat in Denmark in June 1996. Scored his only goal during a 2-1 African Cup of Nations win over Angola.
Played four times during his stay at Kenilworth Road, his first call-up coming in a 1-0 defeat against England in March 1996, Les Ferdinand with the winner. Managed 12 caps in total, although didn't find the net.
Made three appearances for Finland during his brief time with Luton, starting with a 1-0 defeat to Greece in October 2000 and also came on during a 2-1 loss to England. Played 27 times in total, scoring twice.
Striker made his debut for Nigeria during their 3-0 Unity Cup win over Ireland at Charlton Athletic in May 2004. Came off the bench in the final minute of the next game too, a 2-0 triumph over Jamaica.
Played twice when at Luton, a 2-0 win over Azerbaijan in World Cup qualifying in September 2005 and a 1-0 Euro qualifier defeat in Spain. Seven caps overall and managed the youth teams after retiring.
Had already made his debut when signing for Town, but got his first goals when at Luton, scoring against Azerbaijan and Portugal in 2005. Went on to notch five in 45 appearances.
Already established for his country, he played 15 times during his Luton spell, with three group stage matches in the 2006 World Cup, including the 2-0 defeat to England. Won 77 caps overall, scoring four goals.
Popular defender won 14 out of his 60 caps during his spell with Luton, starting with a 3-0 win over Macedonia in August 2005.
Won just one cap during his time at Luton that as as sub for the last six minutes in a 1-0 home friendly win over Latvia in November 2015. Played 18 times in total, scoring twice, both against the Faroe Islands.
Had already made his debut before joining Town, his first call up at Luton coming during the 3-1 World Cup qualifying defeat to Latvia in March 2017. Played 20 times in total now, still yet to score.
Striker became the Hatters' 50th player to represent their country on Tuesday night when he came on and scored during the 3-1 win over Bulgaria. First of many hopefully!