Martin O’ Neill Names a 36 Man Squad

FAI_CrestMartin O’Neill today named a provisional 36 man squad for Ireland’s upcoming games against Oman and Georgia. Ireland will take on Oman in their final Three International friendly in Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, September 3 at 7.45pm ahead of their opening Euro 2016 Group D Qualifier against Georgia in Tbilisi on September 7. The squad will be shortened ahead of the squad meeting up on August 31. Speaking at today’s press conference in FAI Headquarters, the Republic of Ireland manager said, ‘I have had the opportunity to work with the players since last November, and we are well prepared as we embark upon the first of our qualifiers next month. Oman will provide a good test to start our trip before we travel to Tbilisi. We are focused on the task in hand, and look forward to the challenges ahead of us. Squad David Forde Keiren Westwood Darren Randolph Rob Elliot Richard Keogh Marc Wilson Seamus Coleman John O’Shea Alex Pearce Stephen Kelly Paul McShane Damien Delaney Joey O’Brien Shane Duffy James McCarthy Jeff Hendrick Ciaran Clark Stephen Ward Glenn Whelan Darron Gibson Andy Reid Aiden McGeady Anthony Pilkington James McClean Robbie Brady Stephen Quinn David Meyler Wes Hoolahan Robbie Keane Shane Long Daryl Murphy Jon Walters Kevin Doyle Anthony Stokes Simon Cox Connor Sammon