O'Shea Plays In Ireland Draw

Last updated : 14 October 2009 By Brian Cartlidge

The young Blues winger completed the first hour of the game at Waterford which ended in a 1-1 draw.

A Fabien Frei goal in the 58th minute gave the visitors the lead but Don Givens' side earned a well deserved draw when Ireland skipper Owen Garvan scored a stoppage-time equaliser.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Shane Redmond (Burton Albion); Seamus Coleman (Everton), Seamus Conneely (Galway United), Callum Morris (Newcastle United), Cian Hughton (Lincoln City); Scott Davies (Reading), Owen Garvan (Ipswich Town), James McCarthy (Wigan Athletic); Alan Judge (Plymouth Argyle), Cillian Sheridan (Plymouth Argyle), Jay O'Shea (Birmingham City).
Substitutions: Keith Treacy (Sheffield United) for O'Shea, Conor Clifford (Chelsea) for Davies (both 60 mins), James Collins (Aston Villa) for Conneely (82 mins).

SWITZERLAND: Yann Sommer, Gaetano Beradi, Phillipe Koch, Francois Affolter, Daniel Pavlovic, Frank Feltscher, Xavier Hochstrasser, Alessandro Ciarocchi, Mario Gavranovic, Valentin Stocker. Substitutions: Fabien Frei for Gavranovic (h/t), Adrian Nikci for Stocker (68 mins), Rolf Feltscher for Frank Feltscher (80 mins).