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Robbie Keane back in light training at Galaxy as Trap prepares to name squad

Independent.ie reporters

Published 27/10/2011 | 11:24

IRELAND Captain Robbie Keane could yet feature for the Republic of Ireland in the Euro 2012 play-offs against Estonia next month..

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The striker has returned to light training with LA Galaxy this week following his injury lay-off, which ruled him out of the Armenia game in Dublin.



The former Spurs and Liverpool striker has scored twice in four league games since he teamed up with David Beckham in Los Angeles.



Giovanni Trapattoni will name his squad for the play-offs tomorrow with Shane Long likely to miss out through injury, while Kevin Doyle is suspended for the first leg.



At the moment Simon Cox and Jonathan Walters are favorites to start in the away leg on November 11.



But the possibility of including Keane in the squad widens the manager’s options.



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