Hibs winger Alan O'Brien called up to Republic of Ireland squad!

Last updated : 01 September 2007 By Steve Forbes

Hibs winger Alan O'Brien has once again been called up to Steve Staunton's Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2008 qualifying games against the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Both of these games are away from home and the Irish face two stiff tests in their quest make it to
Switzerland & Austria next year.

O'Brien, 22, is a new recruit at Easter Road, having arrived from English premiership side Newcastle United for £200,000 over the summer.

Also included in the squad is
ex Hibs keeper Nick Colgan, now at Barnsley.

Well done Alan and good luck.

The full Irish squad is as follows:

Colgan (Barnsley), Doyle (Birmingham City), Given (Newcastle Utd), Henderson, (Preston North End), Dunne (Man City), Finnan (Liverpool), Foley (Wolves), Kelly (Birmingham City), McShane (Sunderland), O'Shea (Man Utd), Carsley (Everton), Douglas (Leeds), Gibson (Man Utd), Hunt (Reading), Ireland (Man City), Kilbane (Wigan), McGeady (Celtic), O'Brien (Hibernian), Potter (Wolves), A Reid (Charlton), Doyle (Reading), Keane (Tottenham), Keogh (Wolves), Long (Reading), Murphy (Sunderland).

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