Judge in Provisional Ireland Squad
Tuesday, 29th Oct 2019 13:57
Blues midfielder Alan Judge has been named in a 39-man provisional Republic of Ireland squad ahead of their November matches against New Zealand and Denmark.
Mick McCarthy’s Ireland play a friendly against the All Whites on Thursday 14th November then four days later take on the Danes in a vital final Euro 2020 qualifier. Both games are at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Judge, 30, has previously won eight full caps and has scored one international goal. Former Blues David McGoldrick, now with Sheffield United, and Conor Hourihane, currently with Aston Villa, have also been selected in the squad.
Town are due to play Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium on Saturday 16th November but that game appears all but certain to be postponed due to international calls.
Republic of Ireland: Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth), Kieran O’Hara (Burton Albion, on loan from Manchester United), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool), Matt Doherty (Wolves), Cyrus Christie (Fulham), John Egan (Sheffield United), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Kevin Long (Burnley), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), Derrick Williams (Blackburn Rovers), Ryan Manning (QPR), Nathan Collins (Stoke City), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Josh Cullen (Charlton Athletic, on loan from West Ham United), Glenn Whelan (Hearts), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Robbie Brady (Burnley), James McClean (Stoke City), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), James McCarthy (Crystal Palace), Alan Judge (Ipswich Town), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers), Aaron Connolly (Brighton & Hove Albion), David McGoldrick (Sheffield United), James Collins (Luton Town), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Callum Robinson (Sheffield United), Aidan O’Brien (Millwall), Kieran Sadlier (Doncaster Rovers), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth), Shane Long (Southampton), Michael Obafemi (Southampton), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur), Scott Hogan (Stoke City, on loan from Aston Villa).
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