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Robbie Keane ruled out of World Cup qualifier with Austria, but Kevin Doyle called into squad

Updated: Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 16:19 | Comments

Robbie Keane (l) shares a joke with John O'Shea, Jonathan Walters, Ciaran Clark, Paul Green and David Forde
Robbie Keane (l) shares a joke with John O'Shea, Jonathan Walters, Ciaran Clark, Paul Green and David Forde

Robbie Keane has been ruled out of Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Austria in Aviva Stadium.

A scan this morning confirmed that Keane is suffering from calf strain, picked up in Friday’s goalless draw against Sweden.

Wolves striker Kevin Doyle has been called up in place of Keane.

Trapattoni has spoken to Doyle, and the Wexford man will link up with the squad in time for training in Malahide tomorrow morning.

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