Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers included in Republic of Ireland squad
Last Updated: 07/05/19 3:23pm
Teenage goalkeeper Mark Travers has been included in the Republic of Ireland squad for an upcoming training camp in Portugal, after impressing for Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Mick McCarthy named a 30-man squad on Tuesday. The party will travel to the Algarve to prepare for UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar in June.
Travers starred on Saturday as he put in a man-of-the-match performance on his Premier League debut, with the 19-year-old producing a series of saves to help Bournemouth to a 1-0 win over Tottenham.
Shane Long is back in contention having missed March victories over Gibraltar and Georgia through injury, with the Southampton striker having been in fine form for his club.
He is joined in the squad by Preston forward Callum Robinson, who also missed the opening games of the campaign through injury, and Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan, who did not make the final cut last time around during his loan spell at
There are places too for Robinson's club-mate Alan Browne and Manchester United goalkeeper Kieran O'Hara, who helped Macclesfield retain their Football League status during his loan spell. Cardiff defender Greg Cunningham is also
McCarthy will finalise his squad after the Premier League campaign draws to a close on Sunday and the Football League play-off semi-finals, with Conor Hourihane, Glenn Whelan, Richard Keogh, Josh Cullen and Ronan Curtis all potentially facing Wembley finals.
The Republic will train at the Campus sports complex in Quinta Do Lago from May 21 before returning to Dublin to continue their preparations for the game in Denmark on June 7 and Gibraltar's visit to the Aviva Stadium three days
Republic of Ireland squad
Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Kieran O'Hara (Manchester United), Mark Travers (Bournemouth)
Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Kevin Long (Burnley), John Egan (Sheffield United), Richard Keogh (Derby County), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Greg Cunningham (Cardiff City)
Midfielders: Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Harry Arter (Cardiff City), Josh Cullen (Charlton Athletic), Glenn Whelan (Aston Villa), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers), James McClean (Stoke City), Alan Judge (Ipswich Town), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth), Robbie Brady (Burnley), Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City)
Forwards: David McGoldrick (Sheffield United), Shane Long (Southampton), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Scott Hogan (Sheffield United), James Collins (Luton Town), Aiden O'Brien (Millwall), Callum Robinson (Preston North End)