Monday 16 July 2018

Republic of Ireland's James McClean and other half Erin welcome second child into the world

James McClean of Republic of Ireland. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile
James McClean of Republic of Ireland. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile
Irish James McClean and partner Erin O’Connor
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Republic of Ireland international James McClean and his other half Erin have welcomed their second child into the world.

Proud mum Erin announced the good news on Twitter today alongside a photograph of their newborn daughter, who they named Willow Ivy.

"Welcome Willow Ivy... mammy & daddy love u very much x," she wrote.

The West Brom winger retweeted the photograph to his own account.

The couple seemed prepared for their arrival, knowing that they were welcoming another baby girl to their brood.

McClean wrote online at the weekend; "Great way to start of the season with a win! ⚽️ Now time to go home & see my babies & welcome my new wee princess on Monday to the fam [sic]."

Erin gave birth to their first child, a girl named Allie Mae, in December 2013.

McClean tweeted at the time; "Wee baby girl allie-mae mcclean born 6.9 at 1.15 both mammy @Erineyy and baby are good proudest day of my life #daddysgirl #overwhelmed."

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