ANTHONY STOKES could line up against Scotland and Scott Brown in the crunch Euro 2016 qualifier in Dublin next month.
Martin O’Neill has named the Celtic striker in his Republic of Ireland squad for the game against Gordon Strachan’s men at the Aviva Stadium on June 13.
Former Hoops flop frontman Daryl Murphy, of Ipswich, ex-Parkhead loanee Robbie Keane and Aberdeen’s prolific Adam Ronney are also vying for a place in the attack.
A goal from Shaun Maloney gave Scotland a 1-0 win in the first meeting of the group rivals at Parkhead in November last year.
The full squad for the friendly against England on June 7 and the Euro tie against the Scots six days later: David Forde (Millwall), Shay Given (Aston Villa), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Darren Randolph (Birmingham);
Richard Keogh (Derby), Marc Wilson (Stoke), Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie (Derby), John O’Shea (Sunderland), Alex Pearce (Reading), Paul McShane (Hull), Stephen Ward (Burnley);
James McCarthy (Everton), Jeff Hendrick (Derby), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Glenn Whelan (Stoke), Aiden McGeady (Everton), James McClean (Wigan), Alan Judge (Brentford), Robbie Brady (Hull), Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff), Stephen Quinn, David Meyler (both Hull), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich);
Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Ipswich), Jon Walters (Stoke), Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids), Anthony Stokes (Celtic), David McGoldrick (Ipswich), Adam Rooney (Aberdeen) and Simon Cox (Reading).