Sunday 23 October 2016

Roy Keane returned home to scout some League of Ireland talent in Cork tonight

Published 16/09/2016 | 22:09

The League of Ireland has been in the spotlight for all the right reasons this week after Dundalk's brilliant 1-1 draw against AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands last night.

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Many people hoped that some of the Lilywhites on show in the Europa League might get an international call up, and if tonight is anything to judge by then the Irish management team are definitely paying a close eye to domestic football.

Cork City hammered Shamrock Rovers 3-0 at home tonight and the county's most famous football export was in the stands taking in the action.

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane was present in Turners Cross, which could be a sign that Martin O'Neill is seriously considering adding some League of Ireland talent to his squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Moldova.

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers was included in the squad for the 2-2 draw against Serbia earlier this month.

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