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.