World Cup news

Keane to miss Austria game

March 24, 2013
By ESPN staff
Robbie Keane has been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria on Tuesday with a calf strain, the Football Association of Ireland has announced.

Keane was awaiting the results of a scan on his calf an injury picked up the injury during the goalless draw with Sweden on Friday night, and did not join in training in Malahide on Sunday morning.

Wolves striker Kevin Doyle has been called up to replace him.

Meanwhile, John O'Shea has insisted ...

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