Friday, August 20, 2010
Ireland squad named for Euro qualifiers
Ireland assistant manager, Marco Tardelli, today announced a 25 man squad who will take on Armenia away and Andorra at home in the opening Group B European Championship qualifiers.
Marco Tardelli said, “We go into this double header of qualifiers well prepared and confident having held a successful training camp in May and played a number of competitive and challenging friendly matches over the summer. Playing Armenia in Yerevan will be a tough test for the team but when we return to play our first competitive home game four days later, we hope to go to Aviva stadium having made a positive start to the campaign. ”
Ireland squad to face Armenia and Andorra:
Shay Given, Keiren Westwood, Joe Murphy.
John O'Shea, Richard Dunne, Sean St Ledger, Greg Cunningham, Kevin Foley, Stephen Kelly, Paul McShane , Darren O'Dea, Kevin Kilbane.
Glenn Whelan, Darron Gibson, Paul Green, Liam Lawrence, Aiden McGeady, Andy Keogh, Damien Duff, Keith Fahey, Keith Treacy.
Robbie Keane, Kevin Doyle, Shane Long.