Date: 4th November 2016 at 12:31am
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James McClean has been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill for the coming international break.

The third break of the 2016/17 campaign in November sees the Republic of Ireland face Austria in the 2018 World Cup qualifying games.

Republic of Ireland squad:

D Randolph (West Ham United), K Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), C Doyle (Bradford City), I Lawlor (Manchester City), D Rogers (Falkirk).

S Coleman (Everton), C Christie, R Keogh, A Pearce (Derby County), J O’Shea (Sunderland), C Clark (Newcastle United), P McShane (Reading), S Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), A Boyle (Dundalk), S Ward (Burnley).

A McGeady (Preston North End), J McClean (West Bromwich Albion), J Hendrick (Burnley), J McCarthy (Everton), S Quinn (Reading), G Whelan (Stoke City), H Arter (Bournemouth), E O’Kane (Leeds United), D Meyler (Hull City), S Gleeson (Birmingham City), C Hourihane (Barnsley), R Brady, W Hoolahan (Norwich City), C O’Dowda (Bristol City), J Hayes (Aberdeen), D Horgan (Dundalk).

J Walters (Stoke City), A Rooney (Aberdeen), K Doyle (Colorado Rapids), D McGoldrick (Ipswich Town).

Southampton striker Shane Long has been ruled out of his game having picked up a hamstring problem in their Europa League clash against Inter Milan previously, and O’Neill has also included two of Dundalk’s Europa League heroes – Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle – in the provisional 35 man squad.

Everton’s James McCarthy continues to be a doubt for the game as well, and it seems O’Neill’s disagreement with Ronald Koeman continues when it comes to the fitness of the player.