Stephen Kenny: Caoimhin Kelleher’s Europe experience makes him ready for Ireland

Caoimhin Kelleher file photo
(Image credit: Peter Powell)

Stephen Kenny is confident Caoimhin Kelleher’s Champions League experience will stand him in good stead if he makes his senior Republic of Ireland debut in next week’s opening World Cup qualifier in Serbia.

The 22-year-old Liverpool goalkeeper could get his chance in Belgrade next Wednesday evening with number one Darren Randolph injured, and Ireland boss Kenny would have no qualms about throwing him in at the deep end, having already worked with him at under-21 level.

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