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36 Irish players who could feature in the FA Cup this weekend

It’s a big occasion for a number of Ireland’s footballers.

Burnley's Jeff Hendrick is expected to feature this weekend.
Burnley's Jeff Hendrick is expected to feature this weekend.

Updated at 16.24

N.B. THIS LIST does not include Irish players who are currently injured.

Richard Keogh, Alex Pearce and Cyrus Christie could all feature for Derby, who take on reigning Premier League champions Leicester at the iPro Stadium tonight.

Joe Mason, Connor Ronan and Matt Doherty are all available for Wolves’ early Saturday kick-off against Liverpool.

Derrick Williams, Darragh Lenihan and Anthony Stokes are in line to play for Blackburn against Blackpool, who have Mark Yeates and Eddie Nolan available.

Jeff Hendrick and Stephen Ward are in contention to play Bristol City, who have Callum O’Dowda in their team.

John Egan, Tom Field and Jack Bonham could all play as Brentford prepare to take on Chelsea.

Damien Delaney is in line to play as Crystal Palace face Pep Guardiola’s Man City.

Richie Towell and Shane Duffy are both expected to be included as Brighton come up against non-league side Lincoln, who have Sean Long and Alan Power in their squad.

Séamus Conneely is in line to play for Accrington Stanley against Premier League outfit Middlesbrough.

Ciaran Clark and Daryl Murphy could feature for Newcastle against Oxford, who have Canice Carroll in their squad.

Joe RaffertyNiall CanavanConrad Logan and Donal McDermott are all in contention to feature for Rochdale against Huddersfield.

Michael Harriman is available for Wycombe, as they prepare to travel to face Tottenham.

Shane Long will be hoping to repeat his midweek goalscoring feats for Southampton against Arsenal.

Aiden O’Brien and Shaun Williams may play a part in Millwall’s FA Cup tie against Watford.

After midweek disappointment in the League Cup, Hull’s David Meyler could feature against Fulham.

Finally, Eunan O’Kane is available for Leeds, who take on National League side Sutton United.

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