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Team News: Wes Hoolahan, Daryl Murphy return for Republic of Ireland, Edin Dzeko starts

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan returns to the starting XI for the Republic of Ireland's playoff clash with Bosnia-Herzegovina, while Daryl Murphy starts up front.

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan returns to the starting XI for the Republic of Ireland's European Championship playoff clash with Bosnia-Herzegovina this evening.

Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy starts up front, with Shane Long absent through injury, while Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady are named on the wings.

Veteran defender John O'Shea is absent through suspension, so Ciaran Clark and Richard Keogh will start at centre-back.

West Ham United goalkeeper Darren Randolph is preferred to David Forde and Stephen Henderson, with stalwart Shay Given ruled out with a knee injury.

Hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina have named both Edin Dzeko and Vedad Ibisevic to start up front this evening, while Roma playmaker Miralem Pjanic will feature in midfield.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Begovic; Mujdza, Sunjic, Spahic, Zukanovic; Visca, Pjanic, Cocalic, Lulic; Ibisevic, Dzeko
Subs: Bicakcic, Kolasinac, Vranjes, Hodzic, Medujanin, Sehic, Susic, Djuric, Hajrovic, Hadzic, Buric, Salihovic

Republic of Ireland: Randolph; Coleman, Keogh, Clark, Ward; Hendrick, Whelan, McCarthy, Brady; Hoolahan; Murphy
Subs: Forde, Wilson, Pearce, McGeady, Keane, McClean, Judge, Doyle, Christie, Henderson, Gibson, Arter

Follow all the action from this evening's Euro 2016 qualifier with Sports Mole's live text commentary here.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina's Edin Dzeko celebrates after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Belgium and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, on September 3, 2015
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