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Carr, Doc in Irish squad

Posted on 2 August 2001  - 12:00

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Stephen Carr and Gary Doherty have been included in a 39-man Republic of Ireland squad for the friendly against Croatia at Lansdowne Road on August 15.<P><P>Full-back Stephen will be aiming for his 19th cap while Gary, utilised as a striker by boss Mick McCarthy, will hope to win his ninth cap.<P>"This squad will be reduced to 22-players next week," said McCarthy. "I'm aware that European club commitments and injuries could mean several drop-outs from the original squad.<P>"After our last World Cup game with Estonia in Tallinn back in June, I felt it was important that fringe players know that they're still very much involved.<P>"It's important that players see their name in print and that they're still very much in the shake-up for places in the national team.<P>"All the places in the squad are up for grabs. We start with a clean slate and this will be important preparation for our vital World Cup qualifier against Holland in Dublin on September 1."<P>Republic of Ireland preliminary squad: Given (Newcastle), A Kelly (Blackburn), Kiely (Charlton), Colgan (Hibernian), G Kelly (Leeds), Staunton (Aston Villa), Harte (Leeds), Dunne (Man City), Cunningham (Wimbledon), Doherty (Tottenham), Carr (Tottenham), Maybury (Leeds), O'Brien (Newcastle), O'Shea (Man Utd), B Quinn (Coventry), Roy Keane (Man Utd), Kinsella (Charlton), Carsley (Coventry), McAteer (Blackburn), Holland (Ipswich), Kilbane (Sunderland), Finnan (Fulham), Delap (Southampton), Kennedy (Wolves), O'Neill (Middlesbrough), Reid (Millwall), McPhail (Leeds), Kavanagh (Cardiff), Mahon (Blackburn), Babb (Sporting Lisbon), Duff (Blackburn), Farrelly (Bolton), N Quinn (Sunderland), Robbie Keane (Leeds), Connolly (Wimbledon), Morrison (C Palace), Foley (Watford), Crowe (Bohemians).<P>&nbsp&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>