Republic of Ireland fans react on Twitter to Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Matt Doherty's showing

Matt Doherty of Wolves in action during the npower Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Watford at Molineux on March 1, 2013 in Wolverhampton, England.

Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Matt Doherty was finally given a chance for his nation.

Mamadou Sakho of Crystal Palace, Matt Doherty and Conor Coady of Wolverhampton chase for ball during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Selhurst...

Republic of Ireland fans have sympathised with Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Matt Doherty, as they feel he was played out of position.

Ireland fans have been waiting for Doherty to be given a chance after his fine form for Wolves.


Martin O’Neill has seemed reluctant to utilise Doherty, but he did hand the Wolves defender a start against Denmark.

Unfortunately for Doherty he was played in a more advanced role than he usually plays, and he struggled to make an impact.

And most Ireland supporters felt that O’Neill wasted the most in-form player in their squad.

Ireland ended up drawing 0-0 with Denmark in what was a drab match.

Doherty has been in sparkling form for Wolves this season, but he didn’t manage to pose as much of a threat for his nation.

Wolves return to action after the international break with a match against Watford.

Anthony Martial of Manchester United in action with Matt Doherty of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old...

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