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Robbie Keane to miss the Republic of Ireland's friendly with Belarus

Published 30/05/2016

Robbie Keane
Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane is out of the Republic of Ireland's final warm-up game against Belarus after damaging a calf muscle in training.

Manager Martin O'Neill confirmed on Monday evening after the rest of the squad had trained at Turner's Cross in Cork that the LA Galaxy striker had been given an injection and would not be involved in Wednesday night's game.

However, Keane is yet to be ruled out of the squad for the Euro 2016 finals, which will be submitted shortly after the final whistle.

James McCarthy was able to train with the physios, but Harry Arter limped out with a thigh problem and is to undergo a scan.

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