Kerr recalls key duo
By Tom Adams
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Republic of Ireland boss Brian Kerr has recalled Roy Keane and Steven Carr.Republic of Ireland boss Brian Kerr has recalled two key players to his latest squad.
Ireland face Israel in an away World Cup qualifier on March 26 before hosting China at Lansdowne Road on March 29.
Manchester United captain Roy Keane returns after missing the friendly win over Portugal with a knee injury.
The controversial midfielder experienced an acrimonious hiatus from the international scene under previous manager Mick McCarthy, although should now pick up his 63rd cap.
Newcastle United's Steven Carr also makes his return after being rested against Euro 2004 runners up Portugal in February.
The right back should reclaim his place in the team as Ireland seek to cement their place at the summit of Group Four.
Full squad: Given (Newcastle), Kenny (Sheff Utd), Murphy (Walsall), Carr (Newcastle), O'Shea (Man Utd), Breen (Sunderland), Dunne (Man City), Cunningham (Birmingham), Finnan (Liverpool), Maybury (Leicester), O'Brien (Newcastle), Miller (Man Utd), Roy Keane (Man Utd), Kilbane (Everton), Holland (Charlton), Quinn (Sheff Utd), Kavanagh (Wigan), Doherty (Norwich), Reid (Tottenham), Morrison (Birmingham), Robbie Keane (Tottenham), Elliott (Sunderland), Duff (Chelsea).