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Clark flummoxed by Ireland snub

September 9, 2012
By Kevin Palmer
Ciaran Clark admits he is baffled by his continued omission from the Republic of Ireland squad, even though he is one of only two Premier League centre-back available to boss Giovanni Trapattoni.

The under-fire Trapattoni opted to play FC Toronto's Darren O'Dea and Leicester's Sean St Ledger in Friday night's game against Kazakhstan, insisting he has "enough players in the position Clark plays" not to require his services.

Some in Ireland have suggested Trapattoni's comments ...

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