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One Shock Inclusion As Martin O'Neill Names Team To Face Austria

One Shock Inclusion As Martin O'Neill Names Team To Face Austria

Martin O'Neill's team selections are often hard to predict: and today has proved no different.

Kevin Long makes his competitive debut for Ireland at centre-back in today's World cup qualifier against Austria. Elsewhere, Harry Arter makes it to the midfield, that once again features Glenn Whelan.

Darren Randolph keeps his place in goals, with Jon Walters leading the line. Wes Hoolahan is on the bench.

Here's the team in full:

Randolph; Christie, Long, Duffy, Ward; Whelan, Arter, Hendrick; Brady, McClean, Walters.

Glenn Whelan is the captain.

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Kick off is at 5pm.

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