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Cardiff City Stadium (ATT 20,000) 14th August 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: P Kralovec

Wales Wales vs Republic of Ireland Rep Ire

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International friendly: Wales v Republic of Ireland meet in Cardiff

By Tim Oscroft.   Last Updated: 14/08/13 12:17pm

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Chris Coleman: Wales boss must do without Gareth Bale tonight against the Irish

Chris Coleman: Wales boss must do without Gareth Bale tonight against the Irish

Republic of Ireland will not have to face Gareth Bale when they take on Wales at the Cardiff City Stadium.

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Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and James Collins have been ruled out for Wales.

Bale is out with a foot injury, Ramsey had been nursing an ankle injury, while Collins has been sidelined by a knee problem.

Swansea full-back Jazz Richards and Brighton midfielder Andrew Crofts have been called up as replacements.

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Keiren Westwood will start in goal, with David Forde ruled out by injury.

Norwich's Wes Hoolahan is also handed a start, playing in the hole behind striker Shane Long.

Ireland: Westwood, Coleman, Clark, O'Shea, Wilson, Walters, McCarthy, Whelan, Brady, Hoolahan, Long.

Previous game's starting line-ups

  • Hennessey 1 Hennessey
  • Gunter 2 Gunter
  • Williams A 6 Williams A
  • Chester 4 Chester
  • Taylor 3 Taylor
  • Williams G 23 Williams G

  • King 8 King
  • Bale 11 Bale
  • Ledley 16 Ledley
  • Robson-Kanu 10 Robson-Kanu

  • Church 9 Church

Team taken from Wales vs Cyprus (European Championship Qualifying) on Monday 13th October 2014

  • Forde 1 Forde
  • Meyler 12 Meyler
  • O'Shea 4 O'Shea
  • Wilson 3 Wilson
  • Ward 2 Ward
  • McGeady 7 McGeady
  • Quinn S 18 Quinn S

  • Whelan 6 Whelan

  • McClean 11 McClean
  • Walters 19 Walters
  • Keane 10 Keane

Team taken from Republic of Ireland vs Germany (European Championship Qualifying) on Tuesday 14th October 2014

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