Date: 26th September 2017 at 3:43pm
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Burnley’s Kevin Long, Stephen Ward, Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady have been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill for the coming international break.

The next international break of the 2017/18 campaign sees the Republic Of Ireland face Moldova and Wales in 2018 World Cup qualifying games.

They face Moldova on home soil on Friday October 6 before facing Wales three days later.

Aston Villa’s Scott Hogan receives a first call up with his paperwork going through enabling him, via his grandparents, to represent the Republic and James McCarthy, Wes Hoolahan, Harry Arter and Keiran Westwood are all included despite injury concerns.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers:

Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Rob Elliot (Newcastle United), Colin Doyle (Bradford City).

Defenders:

Cyrus Christie (Middlesbrough), Richard Keogh (Derby County), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), John O’Shea (Sunderland), Kevin Long, Stephen Ward (Burnley).

Midfielders:

Aiden McGeady (Sunderland), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion), Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Jeff Hendrick, Robbie Brady (Burnley), James McCarthy (Everton), David Meyler (Hull City), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Eunan O’Kane (Leeds United), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Jonathan Hayes (Celtic), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), Daryl Horgan (Preston North End).

Forwards:

Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Nottingham Forest), David McGoldrick (Ipswich Town), Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Scott Hogan (Aston Villa), Aiden O’Brien (Millwall).

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