Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan and the international friendly against Qatar.
Will Keane has received his first international call-up for the Republic of Ireland.
The Wigan attacker has been included by Stephen Kenny in this afternoon’s squad announcement.
Seamus Coleman and Dara O’Shea both miss out through injury.
Ireland take on Azerbaijan in a World Cup qualifier in Baku on October 9th before a friendly against Qatar three days later.
Republic of Ireland Squad v Azerbaijan / v Qatar
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu (Portsmouth, on loan from Manchester City), Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth).
Defenders: Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Cyrus Christie (Fulham), Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion), John Egan (Sheffield United), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Ryan Manning (Swansea City), James McClean (Wigan Athletic), Andrew Omobamidele (Norwich City), Nathan Collins (Burnley).
Midfielders: Josh Cullen (Anderlecht), Jeff Hendrick (Newcastle United), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Harry Arter (Nottingham Forest), Jamie McGrath (St. Mirren), Jason Knight (Derby County).
Attackers: Callum Robinson (West Bromwich Albion), Aaron Connolly (Brighton and Hove Albion), James Collins (Cardiff City), Daryl Horgan (Wycombe Wanderers), Adam Idah (Norwich City), Troy Parrott (MK Dons, on loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Will Keane (Wigan Athletic), Chiedozie Ogbene (Rotherham United).
Meanwhile, a new poll suggests that 80 percent of the Irish public support Kenny as Ireland boss.
The survey, seen exclusively by OTB Sports, showed that 80 percent supported Kenny to lead the national team into the Euro 2024 qualifiers.
20 percent want to see a new manager in place.
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