United Pair Get Ireland Call

Last updated : 16 March 2009 By Sam

The United pair have been named in manager Giovanni Trapattoni's 26-man squad for the Group Eight games against Bulgaria at Croke Park, Dublin on Saturday, 28th March and Italy in Bari four days later on Wednesday, 1st April.

Republic of Ireland squad:

Goalkeepers: Given (Manchester City), Kiely (West Brom), Westwood (Coventry)

Defenders: Bruce (Ipswich), Delaney (Queen's Park Rangers), O'Shea (Manchester Utd), Foley (Wolves), McShane (Sunderland), Dunne (Manchester City), Kelly (Birmingham City), Finnan (Espanyol), Kilbane (Hull), O'Dea (Celtic).

Midfielders: McGeady (Celtic), Duff (Newcastle), Gibson (Manchester Utd), Whelan (Stoke), Andrews (Blackburn), Miller (Queen's Park Rangers), Hunt (Reading), Keogh (Wolves).

Strikers: Folan (Hull), Doyle (Reading), Keane (Tottenham), Long (Reading), Hunt (Reading).