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John Egan Now A Major Worry For Start Of Qualifying Campaign

The Republic of Ireland centre half was stretchered off last night.

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has been handed a big injury blow ahead of the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign next month.

Centre back John Egan looks likely to be unavailable for the games against Serbia, Luxembourg and Qatar, after picking up an injury last night.

His Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has already said Egan's foot injury "doesn't look good" after he was stretchered off in their 3-0 defeat to West Ham.

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