McCarthy and Wilson injured ahead of Euro qualifier

McCarthy and Wilson injured ahead of Euro qualifier

There is good and bad news for Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill ahead of Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier with Scotland.

Both James McCarthy and Marc Wilson picked up hamstring injuries in their sides' Premier league games.

It remains unclear how serious the damage is to both men.

In good news, midfielder Darron Gibson was able to complete a near 90-minute performance in Everton's 1-1 draw with Sunderland.

The Derry man replaced the injured Gareth Barry after just 13 minutes of their game at the Stadium of Light.

He has been working his way back to full fitness since suffering a serious injury in October last year.

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