Squad confirmed for Wales clash


Squad confirmed for Wales clash

The Republic of Ireland and Wales match day squads for this evening's FIFA World Cup Qualifier in Cardiff City Stadium have been confirmed.
9th Oct 2017

Supporter Information

Ireland supporters in Cardiff are urged to be at the stadium early this evening. Due to traffic restrictions, congestion is expected on routes to the stadium. Ticket holders will be required to go through two security searches to gain entry to the stadium. 

Team News 

Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long has been ruled out of the match day 23 with a hip injury. Returning from suspension are Robbie Brady and James McClean who both missed Friday's 2-0 win over Moldova. Brady and McClean's inclusions in the 23 for Shane Long and Eunan O'Kane are the only changes in the match day squad.

The full list of players and squad numbers for both teams has now been confirmed. 

Republic of Ireland 


1. Colin Doyle

16. Rob Elliot

23. Darren Randolph           


2. Cyrus Christie       

3. Ciaran Clark          

4. John O'Shea          

5. Richard Keogh      

17. Stephen Ward    

20. Shane Duffy       

21. Kevin Long         


6. Glenn Whelan

7. Aiden McGeady    

10. Robbie Brady     

11. James McClean   

12. Callum O'Dowda

13. Jeff Hendrick      

14. Wes Hoolahan    

15. Conor Hourihane           

18. David Meyler      

22. Harry Arter         


8. Daryl Murphy       

9. Scott Hogan           

19. Seán Maguire     



1. Wayne Hennessey           

12. Chris Maxwell    

21. Danny Ward       


2. Chris Gunter         

3. Neil Taylor

4. Ben Davies

5. James Chester      

6. Ashley Williams    

19. Thomas Lockyer 


7. Joe Allen    

8. Andy King             

10. Aaron Ramsey                

14. David Edwards  

15. Ethan Ampadu   

16. Joe Ledley           

17. Tom Lawrence   

20. Jonathan Williams         


9. Hal Robson-Kanu             

11. Tom Bradshaw               

13. David Brooks                  

18. Sam Vokes                      

22. Ben Woodburn              

23. Ryan Hedges       

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FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Wales v Republic of Ireland

Venue: Cardiff City Stadium

Kick Off: 19:45