Seamus Coleman recalled by the Republic of Ireland for World Cup qualifiers

Republic of Ireland v Azerbaijan – FIFA World Cup 2022 – European Qualifying – Group A – Aviva Stadium
(Image credit: Niall Carson)

Skipper Seamus Coleman is back in the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Portugal and Luxembourg after recovering from injury.

Everton defender Coleman, 33, missed October’s 3-0 qualifier victory in Azerbaijan – Ireland boss Stephen Kenny’s first competitive win – and the 4-0 friendly drubbing of World Cup hosts Qatar in Dublin which followed it as a result of a hamstring problem.

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