Martin O'Neill cuts squad ahead of Bosnia play-off
Published 08/11/2015 | 19:47
Martin O'Neill has reduced the Republic of Ireland squad to 30 players ahead of meeting Bosnia & Herzegovina in the UEFA 2016 European Championship Qualifying Play-Off.
Rob Elliot, John O'Shea, Paul McShane, Alan Judge, and Shane Long will all be assessed by their respective clubs before reporting for international duty.
Goalkeeper Shay Given and striker David McGoldrick are both unavailable due to injury.
The squad will report for training on Monday afternoon at the FAI National Training Centre. Only accredited members of the media will gain access and they are asked to use the reserved car parking in the FAI National Training Centre - which is adjacent to FAI HQ.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND SQUAD
David Forde (Millwall), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Rob Elliot (Newcastle United) , Richard Keogh (Derby County), Marc Wilson (Stoke City), Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie (Derby County), John O'Shea (Sunderland) , Alex Pearce (Derby County), Shane Duffy (Blackburn Rovers), Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa), Paul McShane (Reading), Stephen Ward (Burnley), Robbie Brady (Norwich City), James McCarthy (Everton), Jeff Hendrick (Derby County), Darron Gibson (Everton), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), Aiden McGeady (Everton), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion), Alan Judge (Brentford), David Meyler (Hull City), Jonathan Walters (Stoke City), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town), Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids)