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Kilbane ruled out for crucial clashes

Kevin Kilbane has joined Kevin Foley on the absent list for Ireland's Euro 2012 qualifiers against Andorra and Armenia.

The Derby County man has been struggling with injury recently and failed to make the Rams side for their defeat to Leicester City on Saturday.

It's another concern for Giovanni Trapattoni as Sean St Ledger, who is certain to start against Andorra as Richard Dunne is suspended, is out of favour at Leicester and failed to even make the bench for that game.

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy said last week that Foley was not fit to travel due to the ankle injury which has kept him out of the Wolves side recently.