Baird boost for Irish
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Chris Baird has handed Northern Ireland a boost by coming through training.Chris Baird has handed Northern Ireland a boost by coming through training on Monday.
The Southampton defender was rated doubtful for Wednesday's clash with Austria as he has been struggling with a thigh problem.
Baird, who missed the weekend defeat to Wales through suspension, came through Monday's run-out with no problems and should make the trip to Vienna.
Birmingham midfielder Damien Johnson was missing from training with a groin injury, but he is expected to be fit for Wednesday.
Grant McCann has been drafted into the squad to replace the suspended Tony Capaldi.
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