Game Day! USA v Republic of Ireland | International Friendly (23 January 2016).
USA and Republic of Ireland go head to head on 23 January 2016 at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. The exciting international friendly match will be broadcast on Setanta Ireland (22:10 and the game kicking-off at 22:30) and Fox Sports 1 (2 p.m. PT).
This will be the 12th time that the two sides have met with the USA holding a 100 per cent record. The previous game between the two sides was last May in San Jose when the Americans won 3-0.
USWNT head coach Jill Ellis called-up the following players: Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride),Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC), Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Jaelene Hinkle (Western NY Flash),Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars),Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC),Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit),Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC),Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns), Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Danielle Colaprico (Chicago Red Stars),Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC),Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns),Rose Lavelle (Univ. of Wisconsin),Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash),Samantha Mewis (Western NY Flash), Heather O’Reilly (FC Kansas City), Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Sydney Leroux (FC Kansas City),Stephanie McCaffrey (Boston Breakers),Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride),Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars); Mallory Pugh (Portland Thorns).
Sue Ronan selected: Emma Byrne (Arsenal), Niamh Reid Burke (Shelbourne) Defenders: Meabh De Burca (Galway), Megan Campbell (Unattached), Jessica Gleeson (Wexford Youths), Savannah McCarthy (Galway), Aine O’Gorman (UCD Waves), Sophie Perry (Brighton & Hove Albion), Louise Quinn (Eskilstuna United), Ciara Rossiter (Wexford Youths), Grace Wright (Texas A&M). Midfielders: Diane Caldwell (Unattached), Karen Duggan (UCD Waves), Siobhan Killeen (Shelbourne), Ruesha Littlejohn (Glasgow City), Katie McCabe (Arsenal), Denise O’Sullivan (Glasgow City), Julie Ann Russell (UCD Waves). Forwards: Megan Connolly (Florida State University), Fiona O’Sullivan (Unattached), Stephanie Roche (Sunderland), Clare Shine (Glasgow City).
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