Young Blues Pair Called Up

Last updated : 31 January 2006 By Brian Cartlidge

Goalkeeper Doyle (currently on loan at Millwall) and defender Painter have both been selected in Don Givens' squad for the tournament in which The Republic of Ireland U21 team will play Madeira, Finland and Portugal between February 14th and 17th.

R.O.I U21 Squad: Colin Doyle (Birmingham City), Darren Quigley (UCD); Keith Keane (Luton Town), Richard Keogh (Bristol City), Darren O’Dea (Celtic), Marcos Painter (Birmingham City), James Hand (Huddersfield Town), Shane McFaul (Notts County); Gary Dicker (UCD), Michael Collins (Huddersfield Town), Michael Timlin (Fulham), Willo Flood, Stephen Ireland (both Manchester City), Stephen Foley (Bournemouth), Patrick Cregg (Falkirk), Alan O’Brien (Newcastle United); Stephen Ward (Bohemians), Roy O’Donovan (Cork City), Leon Best (Southampton).