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Keogh gets the call

13 August 2013

Andy on international duty

Lions striker Andy Keogh will hope to win his 30th cap for the Republic of Ireland against Wales in an international friendly at the Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Republic manager Giovanni Trapattoni called up both Andy and Yeovil Town striker Paddy Madden after Leicester City defender Sean St Ledger withdrew from the squad having up a knee injury in training.

Millwall team-mate and Ireland's first choice goalkeeper David Forde will have to sit out tomorrow evening's match having undergone surgery on a minor knee injury sustained in the season's opener against Yeovil Town.

The friendly in Cardiff will form part of the preparations for Ireland's vital World Cup qualifiers against Sweden and Austria in September.

The full squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers - Henderson (West Ham), Westwood (Sunderland), Randolph (Birmingham)
Defenders - O'Shea (Sunderland), Wilson (Stoke), Coleman (Everton), Kelly (Reading), O'Dea (Metalurh Donetsk), Clark (Aston Villa), McShane (Hull City)
Midfielders - Whelan (Stoke), McCarthy (Wigan), Green (Leeds), Hendrick (Derby), McClean (Sunderland), Robbie Brady (Hull), Meyler (Hull), Quinn (Hull), Hoolahan (Norwich)
 Long (West Brom), Sammon (Derby), Walters (Stoke), Keogh (Millwall)Forwards -

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