Palace’s Welsh duo of Wayne Hennessey and Joe Ledley have been selected to represent Wales in their upcoming game against the Republic of Ireland in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Wales last played in September and came away with a draw at home to Luka Milivojevic’s Serbia, a game which moved Serbia to second in the qualifying group two points above Wales. Chris Coleman’s side will be hoping for a win against Ireland next week which could see them move to second in the group with nine points (depending on other results) to keep their hopes of qualifying for the finals in Russia alive.

The Wales squad is as following:

Wayne Hennessey, Danny Ward, Owain Fon Williams, Ben Davies, James Chester, James Collins, Joe Walsh, Chris Gunter, Jazz Richards, Neil Taylor, Ashley Williams, Joe Allen, David Edwards, Andy King, Tom Lawrence, Joe Ledley, Shaun MacDonald, Aaron Ramsey, Gareth Bale, Hal Robson-Kanu, Tom Bradshaw, Sam Vokes, Ben Woodburn.

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