Ireland squad named for Euro qualifiers
Stephen Kenny has named his Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers.
Cork’s Chiedozie Ogbene misses out – the former Cork City attacker has a hamstring injury.
Alan Browne is fit though – the former Ringmahon Rangers man has recovered from a knee injury that kept him out of last week’s training camp in Bristol.
Jeff Hendrick has also overcome an injury concern to be included, while the uncapped Jack Taylor of Peterborough is named in the squad.
Also included are Cork’s Caoimhin Kelleher, John Egan and Adam Idah.
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu (Southampton), Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth)
Defenders: Matt Doherty (Atlético Madrid), Mark Sykes (Bristol City), Callum O’Dowda (Cardiff City), James McClean (Wigan Athletic), Nathan Collins (Wolverhampton Wanderers), John Egan (Sheffield United), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion), Darragh Lenihan (Middlesbrough), Liam Scales (Celtic).
Midfielders: Josh Cullen (Burnley), Jayson Molumby (West Bromwich Albion), Jeff Hendrick (Reading), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Will Smallbone (Southampton), Jason Knight (Derby County), Jamie McGrath (Wigan Athletic), Jack Taylor (Peterborough United).
Forwards: Adam Idah (Norwich City), Michael Obafemi (Burnley), Evan Ferguson (Brighton and Hove Albion), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur), Mikey Johnston (Vitória de Guimarães, on loan from Celtic).
UEFA EURO 2024 – Fixtures
16/06 – Greece v Ireland, OPAP Arena, 7.45pm (21.45pm local time)
19/06 – Ireland v Gibraltar, Aviva Stadium, 7.45pm