Ireland v Hungary LIVE

Updated: June 3, 2012
Shay Given

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Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has named a full-strength side for Monday night’s friendly against Hungary (kick off 7.30pm)

The Italian has named Shay Given and defender John O’Shea in his line up after both players recovered from knee and ankle injuries respectively.

With Richard Dunne, Stephen Ward and Sean St Ledger also all starting, Trapattoni will start with his first choice back five as Ireland’s preparations continue ahead of their opening Euro 2012 clash with Croatia next Sunday.

Keith Andrews and Glenn Whelan will man the middle of the field with Aidan McGeady and Damian Duff on the flanks.

Up front, Kevin Doyle, whose position is the only real question mark for Ireland ahead of the Tournament will start alongside Robbie Keane and will hoping to cement his place in the starting XI.
Ireland team to face Hungary: Given, O’Shea, Dunne, St Ledger, Ward, Duff, Andrews, Whelan, McGeady, Keane, Doyle.

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