Aviva Stadium

Next Game

Rep Ireland v Gibraltar

Saturday, 11 October 2014, 17:00

European Qualifiers Group D

Last Game

Georgia 1 - 2 Rep Ireland

Sunday, 07 September 2014, 17:00

European Qualifiers Group D

Brady to undergo groin surgery

Hull City winger Robbie Brady is to undergo an operation after being forced out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Germany and Kazakhstan.

Last Updated: 01/10/13 at 14:42 Post Comment

Robbie Brady: Hull winger to undergo groin surgery

Robbie Brady: Hull winger to undergo groin surgery

Brady has made an impressive start to the season with Hull and was included in interim coach Noel King's squad for next month's 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

However, the 21-year-old has now withdrawn from the squad after the Football Association of Ireland confirmed Brady will require groin surgery following a scan on Monday evening.

He had aggravated the injury during Hull's 1-0 win over West Ham on Saturday when Brady scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot.

Meanwhile, Stoke forward Jonathan Walters remains available to King for the Group C games after undergoing a scan on the groin injury he sustained in the Potters' 1-0 Premier League defeat to Norwich.

A statement from the FAI confirmed the 30-year-old's condition would be "assessed as the week progresses".

The qualifiers mark the first games of the post-Giovanni Trapattoni era after the Italian was sacked earlier this month.

Ireland Under 21s coach King is now holding the fort while former international Ray Houghton and high performance director Ruud Dokter carry out a comprehensive assessment of the managerial market in an attempt to identify the best man for the job.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

L

ovren? £20m always seemed a touch on the expensive side, but I wasn't expecting him to be quite such a waste of money

stevenjameshyde
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

H

alf of our players have the physical presence of a 14 year old girl. I don't know why people are always shocked that they're injured.

TheWhiz
Wenger baffled by injuries

I

think the only thing that really matters here are the initial question, and the corresponding answer. Q: Was the offside call correct? A: Yes it was.

HarryBoulton
Winners? Chelsea Again And Again...

Footer 365

Champions League: Arsenal's Jack Wilshere trains ahead of clash with Galatasaray

Arsenal midfield Jack Wilshere has trained ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Galatasaray at the Emirates.

Premier League: Alan Pardew's job as Newcastle manager remains safe for now

Sky sources understand that Alan Pardew’s job as manager of Newcastle United remains safe for the time being.

Premier League: Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet not feeling the pressure

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has insisted that he is not feeling under pressure despite receiving criticism.

Mail Box

How Much In 'Pounds Raheem Sterling'?

A whole lot of you use footballers' names in everyday life. And you hate yourselves for it. As you should. We also have mails on Newcastle, Rooney and more...

It's A Bit Sexy, This Southampton Side...

Could Southampton be this year's Southampton? We have an eclectic mailbox that features Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal and lots more. Come on in...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property