McGeady in line for Everton debut at West Brom

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McGeady in line for Everton debut at West Brom
Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady is expected to make his Everton debut at the Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.

Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady is expected to make his Everton debut at the Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.

The former Celtic winger signed for the Merseyside club last Saturday from Spartak Moscow and with Ross Barkely missing out through a broken toe, 27-year-old McGeady will be part of Roberto Martinez’s 16-man squad.

Glasgow-born McGeady qualifies for Ireland as his paternal grandparents are from Glassagh in Gweedore.

Everton are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table and McGeady will feature alongside fellow Irish internationals like Killybegs native Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy, who, like McGeady, is born in Glasgow but qualifies for Ireland through his later grandfather, who was from Annagry.

Darron Gibson, the Derry native, is out for the season with a anterior cruciate ligament sustained playing for Ireland against Kazakhstan in October while Derry-born Shane Duffy, whose father Brian is from Letterkenny, is on loan at Yeovil Town until the end of the season. Yeovil travel to Birmingham City today.