Darren Randolph: Republic keeper a doubt for Denmark game - Woodgate

Randolph has earned 41 caps for the Republic
Randolph has earned 41 caps for the Republic

Darren Randolph is a doubt for the Republic of Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, according to Middlesbrough boss Jonathan Woodgate.

The goalkeeper did not feature in Boro's 0-0 draw with Huddersfield on Wednesday night having played 90 minutes against West Brom on Saturday.

The Republic need to beat the Danes on 18 November to seal qualification.

"Darren's got a thigh strain, I'm not sure how long he'll be out for," said Woodgate via Teeside Liveexternal-link.

"I don't see it being long term. Two weeks, four weeks, I'm not quite sure."

Woodgate added: "He was sore coming back from international duty. He played against West Brom and he was sore with it so he's had it for a while."

Randolph has established himself as the Republic's first-choice goalkeeper having started all seven of their Euro 2020 qualifiers and saved Ricardo Rodriguez's penalty in the 2-0 defeat by the Swiss earlier this month.

Mick McCarthy's most recent squad - for the Georgia and Switzerland games - featured young goalkeeping duo Mark Travers and Kieran O'Hara, neither of whom have played a competitive game for the Republic.

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