Date: 19th November 2015 at 7:01am
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Name: Ciaran Clark
Country: Republic of Ireland
Position: Defender

31 May 2014 - International Friendly - Italy v Republic of Ireland - Ciaran Clark of Republic of Ireland - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Clark helped Republic of Ireland qualify for Euro 2016.

The 26-year-old may not have been a regular for his country in his career to date – he has 13 caps – but he was certainly a vital part of their two-legged Euro 2016 play-off victory against Bosnia & Herzegovina.

With John O’Shea and Paul McShane missing through injury, Clark was given his chance in the crucial away match on Friday night, and produced a solid performance in a 1-1 draw.

Then, on Monday night, he helped the team keep a clean sheet in a 2-0 win at the Aviva Stadium which guaranteed Ireland’s place in France next summer.

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