Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has announced his first senior international squad for the upcoming UEFA Nations League contests against Bulgaria on Thursday the 3rd September in Sofia and three days later on Sunday the 6th September against Finland in the Aviva Stadium. There are two uncapped selections, Adam Idah and Jayson Molumby who are promoted from the U21 squad.
Goalkeepers: Kieran O’Hara(Unattached), Darren Randolph(West Ham United), Mark Travers(AFC Bournemouth)
Defenders: Seamus Coleman(Everton), Matt Doherty(Wolverhampton Wanderers), Shane Duffy(Brighton & Hove Albion), John Egan(Sheffield United), Daragh Lenihan(Blackburn Rovers), Enda Stevens(Sheffield United)
Midfielders: Harry Arter(AFC Bournemouth), Robbie Brady(Burnley), Alan Browne(Preston North End), Jeff Hendrick(Newcastle United), Conor Hourihane(Aston Villa), James McCarthy(Crystal Palace), James McClean(Stoke City), Jayson Molumby(Brighton & Hove Albion), Callum O’Dowda(Bristol City),
Forwards: Aaron Connolly(Brighton & Hove Albion), Adam Idah(Norwich City), Shane Long(Southampton), Troy Parrott(Millwall-Loan), Callum Robinson(Sheffield United)
David McGoldrick(Sheffield United) has currently got an injury problem but may link up for the Finland match.