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Sunderland Duo Get Republic Of Ireland Call (16/5/17)

Sunderland Duo Get Republic Of Ireland Call (16/5/17)

Sunderland's John O'Shea and Darron Gibson have been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill for their coming international fixtures.

The Republic face three fixtures over the month of June, two friendlies against Mexico (June 1) and Uruguay (June 4) and then a World Cup Qualifier against Austria (June 11).

A number of players miss out with injury such as Seamus Coleman, Ciaran Clark and David Meyler but there is a first call up for Kevin Long.

A selection of the 37 man group will have a three day training camp in Fota Island Resort on Tuesday May 23 - closed to fans and media - and then the trimmed down full squad will link up in Dublin on May 28.

Full squad:


Colin Doyle (Bradford City), Rob Elliot (Newcastle United), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Darren Randolph (West Ham United)


Cyrus Christie, Richard Keogh, Alex Pearce (Derby County), Paul McShane (Reading), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), John O'Shea (Sunderland), Andy Boyle (Preston North End), John Egan (Brentford), Marc Wilson (West Bromwich Albion), Kevin Long, Stephen Ward (Burnley), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers)


Aiden McGeady (Everton), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), Jeff Hendrick, Robbie Brady (Burnley), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Stephen Gleeson (Birmingham City), Eunan O'Kane (Leeds United), Darron Gibson (Sunderland), Liam Kelly (Reading), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion), Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City), Daryl Horgan (Preston North End), Jonathan Hayes (Aberdeen)


Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids), David McGoldrick (Ipswich Town), Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United), Shane Long (Southampton), Jonathan Walters (Stoke City), Adam Rooney (Aberdeen)


International Friendly:
Republic of Ireland v Mexico, MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, KO 20:00 (1am Irish Time)
International Friendly:
Republic of Ireland v Uruguay, Aviva Stadium, KO 18:00
2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier:
Republic of Ireland v Austria, Aviva Stadium, KO 17:00


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday May 16 2017
Time: 8:30AM

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