Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will confirm his final 23 man squad for Euro 2016 tonight.
The official list will be confirmed after this evenings match against Belarus at Turners Cross in Cork.
It remains uncertain how serious Robbie Keane's calf injury is and if he'll be able to make it - doubts also exist about James Mc Carthy and Harry Arter who are carrying hamstring and thigh injuries.
Along with Donegal's Seamus Coleman, who is assured of a birth in the 23, Shay Given is hopeful on being selected as one of three goalkeepers.
Four Derry men are pushing for a place after Shane Duffy, Darren Gibson, James McClean and Eunan O'Kane all played in the 1-1 draw with Holland last Friday
Full back Stephen Ward says the squad selection is occupying all their thoughts...