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IT'S A Parkhead poser for Martin O'Neill, now facing a mounting injury list ahead of Friday's Euro 2016 battle in Scotland.

Key men Marc Wilson and James McCarthy are about to join the already-absent Glenn Whelan and Wes Hoolahan and miss the vital qualifier.

While Shane Long scored his first Premier League goals for Southampton and Seamus Coleman returned from injury with Everton, the Irish boss will probably have to field a patched-up side at Parkhead.

O'Neill is anxiously awaiting medical bulletins from Stoke and Everton on Wilson and McCarthy, with back-up 'keeper Keiren Westwood also a doubt.

The clubs will today decide whether to allow Wilson (substituted in Stoke's win away at Spurs) and McCarthy travel to Dublin but the prospects of a recovery from their hamstring injuries are bleak.

"We are going to assess James in the morning," Martinez said last night.

"It is a bit of a concern because he had the same hamstring injury a few weeks back and it is in that area."

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