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Preston's Browne tests positive for Covid-19 after Republic's loss to England


Alan Browne playing for the Republic of Ireland against England on Thursday
Alan Browne has 11 caps for the Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Browne has tested positive for coronavirus having played against England on Thursday.

The Football Association of Ireland said he had “no close contacts” and all other players and staff have tested negative.

The Republic play Wales in the Nations League in Cardiff on Sunday.

Stephen Kenny’s side then host Bulgaria in their final group game on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, right-back Seamus Coleman will return to Everton next week after sustaining a hamstring injury in training the day before the England match.

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