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Preview: Spain - Republic of Ireland
Friendly
11.06.2013 at 15:00 - Yankee Stadium

The Republic of Ireland senior team sets off today at 3.30pm to New York following the 3-0 World Cup 2014 qualification win over the Faroe Islands.

Robbie Keane will lead the 19 man squad along with David Forde, Darren Randolph, Aaron Mc Carey, Sean St Ledger, Seamus Coleman, Damien Delaney, Darren O Dea, Paul Mc Shane, Stephen Kelly, Richard Keogh, James Mc Clean, David Meyler, James McCarthy, Andy Keogh, Jeff Hendrick, Stephen Quinn, Simon Cox and Conor Sammon.

The following players will not travel; Marc Wilson (operation), Jon Walters (knee), Aiden McGeady (wedding), Wes Hoolahan (foot), Keiren Westwood (Shoulder), Richard Dunne (speaking to clubs about his future), John O Shea (family bereavement) and Glenn Whelan (rest).

The FAI, the Irish team management, backroom team and players all offer their sincere condolences to John O Shea on the death of his Uncle, Jimmy O Leary, in Waterford this morning.



The Republic of Ireland team to face Spain at New Yorks Yankee Stadium shows seven changes from the side which beat Faroe Islands 3-0 last Friday night at the Aviva Stadium.

Into the team come Paul McShane, Stephen Kelly, Jeff Hendrick, James McCarthy, Andy Keogh and Conor Sammon to replace John O Shea, Marc Wilson, Simon Cox, Glenn Whelan, Wes Hoolahan, Aiden McGeady and Jonathon Walters.

The game takes place at 8pm Eastern Time on Tuesday evening which is 1am Wednesday morning in Ireland. The match will be shown live on Setanta Ireland.

The starting XI is: David Forde, Paul McShane, Sean St Ledger, Darren O Dea, Stephen Kelly; Seamus Coleman, Jeff Hendrick, James McCarthy, Andy Keogh; Robbie Keane, Conor Sammon.



History


H / A / N Matches W D L Goals + / -
H 12 3 4 5 12 - 22 -10
A 10 1 2 7 5 - 24 -19
N 4 0 1 3 1 - 8 -7
Total 26 4 7 15 18 - 54 -36


Date&time Comp. H / A / N Final score
11.06.2013 at 15:00 Friendly N 0 - 2
14.06.2012 at 15:00 European Cup Finals N 0 - 4
16.06.2002 at 20:30 World Cup Finals N 1 - 1
13.10.1993 at 00:00 World Cup Qualifier H 1 - 3
18.11.1992 at 00:00 World Cup Qualifier A 0 - 0
26.04.1989 at 17:00 World Cup Qualifier H 1 - 0
16.11.1988 at 00:00 World Cup Qualifier A 0 - 2
26.05.1985 at 00:00 Friendly H 0 - 0
27.04.1983 at 00:00 European Cup Qualifier A 0 - 2
17.11.1982 at 00:00 European Cup Qualifier H 3 - 3
09.02.1977 at 00:00 Friendly H 0 - 1
07.12.1966 at 00:00 European Cup Qualifier A 0 - 2
23.10.1966 at 15:30 European Cup Qualifier H 0 - 0
10.11.1965 at 00:00 World Cup Play Off N 0 - 1
27.10.1965 at 00:00 World Cup Qualifier A 1 - 4
05.05.1965 at 20:00 World Cup Qualifier H 1 - 0
08.04.1964 at 00:00 European Cup Qualifier H 0 - 2
11.03.1964 at 00:00 European Cup Qualifier A 1 - 5
27.11.1955 at 00:00 Friendly H 2 - 2
01.06.1952 at 00:00 Friendly A 0 - 6
12.06.1949 at 00:00 Friendly H 1 - 4
30.05.1948 at 00:00 Friendly A 1 - 2
02.03.1947 at 00:00 Friendly H 3 - 2
23.06.1946 at 00:00 Friendly A 1 - 0
13.12.1931 at 00:00 Friendly H 0 - 5
26.04.1931 at 00:00 Friendly A 1 - 1
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