Keane joins Republic training

Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane was on the training pitch in Malahide with his team-mates for the first time this morning.

The 31-year-old striker flew in from Los Angeles yesterday afternoon and was among the squad for the early part of first session of the day.

Keane, who is recovering from a minor hamstring strain, left early to return to the team hotel, but Trapattoni will be delighted to finally have him among the fold.

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