Coleman set for international return this evening

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman will make his return to international action this evening.

Almost one year after suffering a double leg fracture in a World Cup qualifier against Wales, the Killybegs man is in the Irish team for tonight’s friendly against Turkey in Antalya this evening.

Two more former Sligo Rovers players are also in the squad, in the shape of Seani Maguire and Daryl Horgan, who both start on the bench.

Kick-off is at 5.30pm Irish time.

The team is:

1. Colin Doyle
2. Seamus Coleman (c)
5. Shane Duffy
8. Sean Maguire
10. Declan |Rice
11. James McClean
13. Jeff Hendrick
14. Alan Browne
19. Scott Hogan
21.Kevin Long
25. Conor Hourihane

Last night, Derry City’s Ronan and Rory Hale were among the goals on their debuts as the Republic of Ireland U21s beat Iceland 3-1.