Aston Villa starlet Ciaran Clark approached by Republic of Ireland

28 September 2010 06:32
Ciaran Clark, Aston Villa's London-born central defender, has been approached to play for the Republic of Ireland.[LNB]Clark, 20, who has captained the England under-20 team, qualifies to play for the Republic through his grandmother.[LNB] Approach: Clarke (right) with Villa team-mate Steve Sidwell[LNB]Despite already playing for England at youth level, FIFA rules still allow him to switch allegiance and play for the Republic.[LNB]He is currently considering the offer from the Football Association of Ireland.[LNB] Sidwell says he's no Villain after Wolves' Guedioura suffers broken legMcCarthy rages at Villa defender Warnock over rough challengesSame old Match of the Day... as Alan Shearer's slip shows [LNB]  

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