David Gold congratulates West Ham summer signing Darren Randolph on Twitter

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West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has congratulated Darren Randolph.

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has taken to Twitter in order to congratulate goalkeeper Darren Randolph after his qualification for Euro 2016 with the Republic of Ireland.

Ireland drew 1-1 with Bosnia on Friday in the first leg of their play-off to qualify for Euro 2016, but finished off the job on Monday night in a superb victory at the Aviva Stadium.

Two goals from Jonathan Walters gave Ireland a 2-0 win, meaning they join England, Northern Ireland and Wales at the competition in France next summer.

One of the key players in Ireland's victory was goalkeeper Darren Randolph, who continues to thrive despite being second choice at West Ham United.

Randolph has been serving as a backup to Adrian for most of the season, having joined the Hammers on a free transfer from Birmingham City over the summer.

After booking his place in France next summer, Randolph was congratulated on Twitter by West Ham co-chairman David Gold, who passed on a message of support to the goalkeeper.

Randolph will be hoping to keep his place as Ireland's first choice goalkeeper next summer, but manager Martin O'Neill may look to go with a goalkeeper who is playing more regularly than Randolph, who is likely to remain as West Ham's second choice stopper this season.

For now though, Randolph can enjoy qualification as well as the message of congratulations from Gold, with the Hammers co-chairman delighted with the Irishman's achievement.

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