Murphy gets Ireland call

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Ipswich goalkeeper Brian Murphy has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovakia in place of the injured Keiren Westwood

The Football Association of Ireland confirmed on Sunday that Coventry keeper Westwood has returned to his club after suffering a facial injury in training.

Waterford-born Murphy, 27, has been named in several previous squads by Republic boss Giovanni Trapattoni but has yet to win his first senior cap.

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