Three Republic of Ireland players came away injured from Friday's defeat to Sweden in World Cup qualifying.
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Nottingham Forest forward Simon Cox is aiming for a quicker than expected return to action from his foot injury.
Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox will be out of action for around two months with his ankle injury.
Simon Cox is to have scans on his ankle to discover the extent of the injury he sustained at Wolves on Saturday.
Simon Cox hopes for 'exciting times ahead' for Ireland after seeing a new generation of players come through.
Nottingham Forest are waiting to discover the extent of the foot injury Simon Cox sustained while on international duty.
Republic of Ireland striker believes that there will be no repeat of the 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Germany.
Stoke's Jon Walters will lead the line for the Republic of Ireland when they face Germany tonight.
Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox suffered only slight ligament damage during Ireland's friendly win over Oman.
Nottm Forest are waiting to learn the extent of Simon Cox's injury after the Ireland international was sent for a scan.
Huddersfield's Jordan Rhodes has been nicknamed 'Mr Cool' while Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll was pleased for Simon Cox.
Sean O'Driscoll got off to a winning start as Forest boss and praised the impact of Simon Cox as his side beat Bristol City 1-0.
Simon Cox has revealed the ambition of Nottingham Forest's new owners was the key factor in signing for the club.
Simon Cox has completed his move from West Brom to Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee.
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has confirmed the signing of Simon Cox from West Bromwich Albion.
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest are set to win the race for Simon Cox after they agreed a deal with West Bromwich Albion.
Nottingham Forest manager Sean O'Driscoll has confirmed he has held talks regarding a possible deal for West Brom striker Simon Cox.
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