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Hourihane Gets Republic Of Ireland Call (16/5/17)

Hourihane Gets Republic Of Ireland Call (16/5/17)

Aston Villa's Conor Hourihane has 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:

Goalkeepers:

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

Defenders:

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)

Midfielders:

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)

Forwards:

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

Schedule:

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

Comments

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Good to see international recognition BUT would prefer he had the Summer off and came in fresh next season.
Gordonsleftboot
16/05/2017 09:13:00
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Agreed Gordonsleftboot, as he is one of the players who hasn't lived up to the price tag and wages yet, so really want to see him fit and raring to go in the new season. Maybe this will help though, keep him fit and get him firing?
The Fear
16/05/2017 16:28:00
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Jesus, the RoI must be awful if he gets a game. Used to keep eye on them in the days of Staunton, Townsend, Houghton and God, especially WC1994. Looks like they've plummeted since then.
onlyteaminthemids
17/05/2017 14:38:00
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