Trapattoni calls five players into squad for Cyprus match

Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has called up five players to the senior squad to face Cyprus on Wednesday, October 15.

Caleb Folan, Kevin Foley, Anthony Stokes, Keith Andrews and Darron Gibson have been promoted from the squad which defeated Nottingham Forest 2-0 at Dalymount last night.

Hull City striker Folan made his Ireland debut last night, scoring a first-half goal.

Also included is Blackburn Rovers’ Keith Andrews who has been capped at underage level, but is yet to claim a senior international cap.

Republic of Ireland squad: Shay Given (Newcastle United), Dean Kiely (West Brom), Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe United), Alex Bruce (Ipswich Town), Damien Delaney (QPR), Richard Dunne (Manchester City) , Kevin Kilbane (Wigan Athletic), Joey O'Brien (Bolton Wanderers), John O'Shea (Manchester United), Paul McShane (Sunderland), Stephen Hunt (Reading), Aiden McGeady (Glasgow Celtic), Damien Duff (Newcastle United), Liam Miller (Sunderland), Andy Reid (Sunderland), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), Kevin Doyle (Reading), Robbie Keane (Liverpool), Andy Keogh (Wolves), Shane Long (Reading), Daryl Murphy (Sunderland), Caleb Folan (Hull City), Kevin Foley (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Anthony Stokes (Sunderland), Keith Andrews (Blackburn Rovers), Darron Gibson (Manchester United).

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