O’Shea out for Sunderland

O’Shea out for Sunderland

Republic of Ireland and Sunderland defender John O’Shea is set to miss tomorrow night’s FA Cup quarter-final replay against Everton with a calf injury.

Skipper Lee Cattermole returns to the squad from suspension after missing the last four games.

He collected a two-game ban for reaching 10 bookings for the season and then two more for his dismissal after the final whistle in the 1-1 derby draw with Newcastle.

Right-back Phil Bardsley (illness and sore ribs) and midfielder Sebastian Larsson, who was rested for Saturday’s 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over QPR, are also expected to be available.

Left-back Kieran Richardson (calf) is out, along with long-term defensive absentees Wes Brown (knee) and Titus Bramble (Achilles/calf).

Provisional squad: Mignolet, Gordon, Bardsley, Bridge, Turner, Kilgallon, Kyrgiakos, Lynch, Cattermole, Gardner, Larsson, Elmohamady, McClean, Vaughan, Meyler, Colback, Sessegnon, Bendtner, Wickham, Ji, Campbell.

More on this topic

Pep Guardiola says domestic treble is harder to win than Champions LeaguePep Guardiola says domestic treble is harder to win than Champions League

5 Things we learned about City from their FA Cup final rout5 Things we learned about City from their FA Cup final rout

Manchester City hammer Watford to win FA Cup and complete domestic trebleManchester City hammer Watford to win FA Cup and complete domestic treble

Manchester City players pay for fans’ travel to FA Cup finalManchester City players pay for fans’ travel to FA Cup final

More in this Section

European wrap: Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid start LaLiga with a winEuropean wrap: Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid start LaLiga with a win

Diogo Jota: Maguire has a lot of quality but I know and trust Wolves defenceDiogo Jota: Maguire has a lot of quality but I know and trust Wolves defence

Celtic sign Republic of Ireland Under-19 forward AfolabiCeltic sign Republic of Ireland Under-19 forward Afolabi

France thrash Scotland in NiceFrance thrash Scotland in Nice


Lifestyle

Italy is a volatile place as you probably know, not just the passions of its people but is a place of active volcanos and frequent earthquakes. One of the most devastating earthquakes in recent years was the one that struck the Amatrice region in 2016.Wine with Leslie Williams: Some tasty Italian selections

It’s confirmed, being a dog owner is good for you. Esther McCarthy spoke to four celebrities about pride in their pooches.Animal magnetism: Celebrities and their treasured pets

We recently began watching a new sitcom called, ‘The Kids Are Alright’. It follows an American family in the early seventies as they raise eight sons.Lindsay Woods: I’m a dormant individual by nature but my children are adrenaline junkies

Rosscarbery antiques fair offers plenty of variety, writes Des O’Sullivan.See the value of rare notes and diamonds

More From The Irish Examiner