Our Republic of Ireland U21 side continue preparations for their upcoming European Championship qualifying contest with Sweden set for Tallaght Stadium at 8pm next Tuesday evening. Captain Jayson Molumby and new senior international Lee O’Connor return to the squad following their suspension for the Armenia contest on Thursday last and will be joined by Conor Masterson who missed that match through injury. Central defender Dara O’Shea will miss the Sweden match through suspension following his red card in Yerevan.
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu(Manchester City), Conor Kearns(UCD),
Defenders: Nathan Collins(Stoke City), Kameron Ledwidge(Southampton), Conor Masterson(QPR), Danny McNamara(Newport County on loan from Millwall), Lee O’Connor(Glasgow Celtic), Thomas O’Connor(Gillingham on loan from Southampton), Corey O’Keefe(Macclesfield Town on loan from Birmingham City), Dara O’Shea(West Bromwich Albion), Liam Scales(UCD),
Midfielders: Jack Clarke(Aston Villa), Conor Coventry(West Ham United), Jason Knight(Derby County), Daniel Mandroiu(Bohemian), Jayson Molumby(Millwall on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion), Connor Ronan(DAC Dunajska Streda on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jack Taylor(Barnet)
Wingers: Zackary Elbouzedi(Waterford), Danny Grant(Bohemian), Gavin Kilkenny(AFC Bournemouth), Simon Power(Ross County on loan from Norwich City)
Forwards: Adam Idah(Norwich City), Aidan Keena(Heart of Midlothian), Anthony Scully(West Ham United).
P W D L F A Pts
Ireland 6 4 1 1 8 2 13
Italy 4 3 1 0 9 0 10
Iceland 5 3 0 2 10 9 9
Sweden 3 2 0 1 9 3 6
Armenia 5 1 0 4 3 9 3
Luxembourg 5 0 0 5 0 16 0