O’Neill and Keane say new deals with FAI

Martin O Neill

Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane have confirmed that they have signed their new contracts with the F.A.I.

The deals were agreed months ago but up to recently had not been signed.

O'Neill has named his squad for the World cup qualifiers against Georgia and Moldova next month.

There's no place for Brentford striker Scott Hogan but Corks Conor Hourihane who's impressed with Barnsley and Aberdeen keeper Danny Rogers who's on loan at Falkirk have both received their first call ups.

Kevin Doyle , Anthony Pilkington and Stephen Gleeson all return.

North West players Seamus Coleman, Shane Duffy, James McClean, and Eunan O'Kane are also included.

Republic of Ireland Squad.

Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Danny Rogers (Falkirk*)
Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie, Richard Keogh, Alex Pearce (Derby County) Paul McShane (Reading), John O'Shea (Sunderland), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), Marc Wilson (Bournemouth), Stephen Ward (Burnley)

Midfielders: Aiden McGeady (Preston North End*), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), James McCarthy (Everton), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Stephen Quinn (Reading), David Meyler (Hull City), Conor Hourihane (Barnsley), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Eunan O'Kane (Leeds United), Stephen Gleeson (Birmingham City), Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City), Robbie Brady, Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff City), Jonathan Hayes (Aberdeen)

Forwards: Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United), Jonathan Walters (Stoke City), Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids)