UPDATE | U21s back in training ahead of Italy

UPDATE | U21s back in training ahead of Italy

Jim Crawford’s Republic of Ireland Under-21s returned to training yesterday ahead of their final European Championship qualifying group game against Italy in Ascoli on Tuesday.

The young Boys in Green trained at FAI HQ, Abbotstown yesterday afternoon after securing a first ever UEFA European U21 Championship play-off spot on Thursday but have a chance of securing an automatic place in next summer’s finals with a win over the Azzuri.

Injury news

The only injury concern is Walsall’s Oisin McEntee who sustained a shoulder injury against Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Ticket details

For Irish fans looking to attend the game on Tuesday, tickets are available here

People must register with the website before they can purchase a ticket. There is also an option to see the webpage in English.

Where to watch

RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (Kick-Off 4.30pm Irish time)

Republic of Ireland Under-21 Squad

Goalkeepers: Brian Maher (Derry City), Luke McNicholas (Sligo Rovers), David Harrington (Cork City).

Defenders: Tayo Adaramola (Crystal Palace), Joe Bagan (Cardiff City), Eiran Cashin (Derby County), Andy Lyons (Shamrock Rovers), Oisin McEntee (Walsall), Mark McGuinness (Cardiff City), Jake O’Brien (Crystal Palace), Lee O’Connor (Tranmere Rovers).

Midfielders: Conor Coventry (West Ham United), Dawson Devoy (Bohemians), Joe Hodge (Wolves), Gavin Kilkenny (Bournemouth), Conor Noss (Borussia Möchengladbach), Will Smallbone (Southampton), Ross Tierney (Motherwell).

Forwards: Sinclair Armstrong (QPR), Darragh Burns (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Evan Ferguson (Brighton & Hove Albion), JJ Kayode (Rotherham United), Liam Kerrigan (UCD), Ollie O’Neill (Fulham), Mipo Odubeko (West Ham United), Tyreik Wright (Aston Villa).

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifiers – Group F
Tuesday, June 14 | Italy U21 v Republic of Ireland U21, Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca, Ascoli, Italy, 4.30pm (Irish time)

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