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

By Steve Forbes
Last updated : 02 October 2007
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Hibs winger Alan O'Brien has been called upto Steve Staunton's latest Republic of Ireland squad.

The winger, who cost Hibs a reported £400,000 from Newcastle United in the summer, has been called into the
Ireland squad to face Germany and Cyprus later on this month.

The Republic face
Germany on Saturday 13th October (7.45pm KO), before moving on to face Cyprus the following Wednesday night, October 17th (7.30pm KO).

The squad also includes former Hibs keeper Nick Colgan, now at
Barnsley.

The full
Ireland squad is as follows:

Keepers:

Nick Colgan - Barnsley
Colin Doyle - Birmingham City
Shay Given - Newcastle United

Defence:

Stephen Carr - Newcastle United
Richard Dunne - Manchester City
Steve Finnan - Liverpool
Stephen Kelly - Birmingham City
Paul McShane - Sunderland
Joey O'Brien - Bolton Wanderers
John O'Shea - Manchester United

Midfield:

Lee Carsley - Everton
Jonathon Douglas - Leeds United
Stephen Hunt - Reading
Stephen Ireland - Manchester City
Kevin Kilbane - Wigan Athletic
Aiden McGeady - Celtic
Alan O'Brien - Hibernian
Darren Potter - Wolverhampton Wanderers
Andy Reid - Charlton Athletic


Strikers:

Stephen Elliot - Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robbie Keane - Tottenham Hotspur
Andy Keogh - Wolverhampton Wanderers
Shane Long - Reading
Daryl Murphy - Sunderland
Kevin Doyle - Reading


Well done Alan!

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