Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for the upcoming matches against England, Wales and Bulgaria.
Kilkenny’s Seani Maguire who was an unused substitute in Preston’s victory over Reading last night is absent from Kenny’s squad once again after the former Dundalk manager opted to go with other options. Luton Town striker James Collins being called into the squad for the first time under manager Stephen Kenny as has Portsmouth striker Ronan Curtis.
Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne will link up with the squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League match against Wales whilst captain Seamus Coleman returns to the squad following injury.
The squad will meet up on Sunday, November 8 in London ahead of the international friendly against England on Thursday.
Republic of Ireland Squad :
Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Caoimhín Kelleher (Liverpool), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth).
Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Kevin Long (Burnley), Shane Duffy (Celtic, on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion), John Egan (Sheffield United), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion).
Midfielders: Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), James McCarthy (Crystal Palace), Harry Arter (Nottingham Forest), Jeff Hendrick (Newcastle United), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jayson Molumby (Brighton and Hove Albion), Robbie Brady (Burnley), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers).
Forwards: Callum Robinson (West Bromwich Albion), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), James McClean (Stoke City), Aaron Connolly (Brighton and Hove Albion), Adam Idah (Norwich City), James Collins (Luton Town), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth), Daryl Horgan (Wycombe Wanderers).