Soccer: Kelly to miss World Cup clashes

Mick McCarthy will be without Gary Kelly for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying games against Cyprus and Andorra.

Mick McCarthy will be without Gary Kelly for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying games against Cyprus and Andorra.

The Drogheda man goes in for surgery today on a hernia problem.

It is expected to keep him sidelined for at least six weeks.

He will also miss the friendly against Denmark in four weeks time.

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