O'Neill and Keane playing jury as Judge named in Ireland team to face Switzerland

SoccerBy Colm Hayes
Alan Judge during Thursday's training session
Alan Judge during Thursday's training session

Martin O'Neill has named a strong Republic of Ireland team to face Switzerland, in an XI that includes senior debutant Alan Judge.

Alan Judge will make his Republic of Ireland senior debut as O'Neill's men take on Switzerland at the Aviva.

The Brentford midfielder, who has scored 14 Championship goals this season as well as assisting nine times, wins his first senior cap.

Everton full-back Seamus Coleman captains the side, while Colorado Rapids striker Kevin Doyle also returns to the fold.

The friendly tie kicks off at 7.45pm.

Ireland XI vs Switzerland: Randolph; Coleman (c), Duffy, Clark, Brady; Judge, Meyler, Quinn, McGeady; Long, Doyle

Here is the Switzerland side that Ireland will play tonight, with no sign of the 'Alpine Messi' Xherdan Shaqiri in the starting 11: