The Republic of Ireland squad received an unexpected boost in the wake of what Martin O’Neill described as his worst injury crisis in three years.
Everton will have to cope without midfielder James McCarthy for the next few weeks due to a hamstring injury.
Everton is finally on the back end of its injury troubles with Kevin Mirallas and James McCarthy due back this weekend.
Everton will have to continue without James McCarthy and Maarten Stekelenburg for the upcoming FA Cup weekend.
The injury problems keep piling on midfielder James McCarthy, who is now set for another spell on the sidelines.
James McCarthy could miss the entire festive fixture program after he picked up a muscular injury on Monday night against Liverpool.
James McCarthy is facing another spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury during training.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman confirmed in his pre-match news conference that James McCarthy and Darron Gibson remain sidelined.
James McCarthy could require surgery to remedy an ongoing groin problem with Everton likely to make a decision this week.
Everton midfielder James McCarthy is confident he will be fit in time for the Euro 2016 opener against Sweden on June 13.
Martin O’Neill has gambled on James McCarthy and Robbie Keane being fit for the Euro 2016 group matches after naming the pair in his 23-man squad.
Everton midfielder James McCarthy has shaken off an injury-plagued season to be fit for the European championships this summer in France.
James McCarthy is expected to miss Fridays’ friendly international against the Netherlands after failing to shake off the thigh injury he suffered on the final day of the season.
James McCarthy received his second yellow card in the 52nd minute and, as a result, his teammates were forced to play defensively to secure a nil-nil draw.