first_imgFOOTBALL: Seamus Coleman is expected to be side-lined for the next 6-8 weeks, which will make him a major doubt for Ireland’s World Cup qualifier in September. Coleman missed Everton’s 1-1 draw with Spurs on Saturday at Goodison Park, and is likely to spend the next two months out of action.  Everton manager Ronald Koeman confirmed Coleman will be out of action for ‘several weeks’.Coleman arrived at Goodison Park on Saturday with a protective boot on his ankle.The news will be a huge blow for Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill  ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Serbia on September 5th. Coleman is likely to be handed the captain’s armband, as it’s expected John O’Shea will retire from International football.He  captained Ireland in that famous 1-0 win over Italy, and also in their last 16 knockout defeat to France. Injury blow for Coleman as he looks set to miss World Cup qualifier was last modified: August 15th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Injurynewsseamus colemanSportlast_img