Cox given Ireland call-up
Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for their forthcoming friendly against Poland.
Cox could win his 22nd cap for his country at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Wednesday, February 6.
The 25-year-old will link-up with Giovanni Trapattoni's squad after Forest's npower Championship trip to Reds boss Alex McLeish's former club Birmingham on February 2.
Meanwhile, Adlene Guedioura's Algeria will begin their Africa Cup of Nations campaign on Tuesday evening against Tunisia in Rustenburg, South Africa.