Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for the upcoming international matches. His team will play against England, Wales and Bulgaria between 12th and 18th November.
Firstly, Kenny’s side will face England at Wembley Stadium on Thursday, November 12. Secondly, they travel to the Cardiff City Stadium to play Wales on Sunday, November 15. Then the squad will return home to host Bulgaria at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, November 18.
Luton Town striker James Collins has been called into the squad for the first time under Kenny, while captain Séamus Coleman returns following injury.
Portsmouth striker Ronan Curtis and Wycombe Wanderers winger Daryl Horgan keep their places in the squad after impressing against Finland last October.
Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne will link up with the squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League match against Wales.
The squad will meet up on Sunday, November 8, in London ahead of the friendly against England on Thursday.
Republic of Ireland Squad
Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Caoimhín Kelleher (Liverpool), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth).
Defenders: Séamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Kevin Long (Burnley), Shane Duffy (Celtic, on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion), John Egan (Sheffield United), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion).
Midfielders: Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), James McCarthy (Crystal Palace), Harry Arter (Nottingham Forest), Jeff Hendrick (Newcastle United), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jayson Molumby (Brighton and Hove Albion), Robbie Brady (Burnley), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers).
Forwards: Callum Robinson (West Bromwich Albion), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), James McClean (Stoke City), Aaron Connolly (Brighton and Hove Albion), Adam Idah (Norwich City), James Collins (Luton Town), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth), Daryl Horgan (Wycombe Wanderers).
Republic of Ireland Fixtures
12th November 2020 – England v Ireland, Wembley Stadium – 8pm
UEFA Nations League
15th November 2020 – Wales v Ireland, Cardiff City Stadium – 5pm
18th November 2020 – Ireland v Bulgaria, Aviva Stadium – 7.45pm