ROBBIE Brady is again within the fold with the nationwide crew, after an 18-month absence, as he was at this time named in Stephen Kenny’s squad for the Nations League video games away to Scotland and at residence to Armenia.
enny picked a 24-man squad for the 2 matches, with recollects for Brady and Callum O’Dowda, two gamers who figured prominently within the early days of Kenny’s reign however who’ve each been affected by damage within the final yr.
As anticipated, Gavin Bazunu, Nathan Collins, Andrew Omobamidele, Jason Knight and Troy Parrott, all eligible at U21 stage, stay within the senior squad and don’t drop to the U21s, however the absence of Aaron Connolly and Festy Ebosele within the senior panel suggests they are going to be a part of the U21s.
Enda Stevens and Caoimhin Kelleher miss out via damage whereas Cyrus Christie, Ryan Manning, Darragh Lenihan and CJ Hamilton all drop out of the squad, with once more no place for brand new recruit Mark Sykes.
Republic of Eire Squad – Scotland & Armenia
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu (Southampton), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth), Max O’Leary (Bristol Metropolis)
Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Shane Duffy (Fulham), John Egan (Sheffield United), Nathan Collins (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Andrew Omobamidele (Norwich Metropolis), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion), James McClean (Wigan Athletic), Robbie Brady (Preston North Finish).
Midfielders: Josh Cullen (Burnley), Jeff Hendrick (Studying), Jason Knight (Derby County), Alan Browne (Preston North Finish), Jayson Molumby (West Bromwich Albion), Conor Hourihane (Derby County), Callum O’Dowda (Cardiff Metropolis).
Forwards: Chiedozie Ogbene (Rotherham United), Michael Obafemi (Swansea Metropolis), Troy Parrott (Preston North Finish), Callum Robinson (Cardiff Metropolis), Scott Hogan (Birmingham Metropolis).