Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad after being named in the final 27-man list for Wednesday’s friendly against Oman in Dubl(...)

Richard Dunne during Republic of Ireland training at  Colney in London on Sunday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Marc Wilson looks increasingly likely to miss Wednesday’s friendly game against England with a calf strain but his Stoke City team-mate Glenn Whelan t(...)