Fans call for Portsmouth's Ronan Curtis to be handed Republic of Ireland start

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Ronan Curtis could make his full Republic of Ireland debut this evening.

And Eire supporters have taken to social media calling for the Pompey forward to start against Denmark tonight.

Curtis made his Republic of Ireland senior bow on Thursday, coming on at a half-time in his country's 0-0 friendly draw with Northern Ireland.

The Blues forward delivered an eye-catching performance, doing his hopes of being handed a start by Martin O’Neill at Ceres Park no harm.

Curtis has been in superb form since moving to Fratton Park from Derry City in the summer, netting six times and bagging seven assists.

With O’Neill’s side struggling for goals – having failed to score in their past three games – some Ireland supporters feel the south London-born ace deserves another chance. 

Ronan Curtis. Picture: Lorraine O'Sullivan

Ronan Curtis. Picture: Lorraine O'Sullivan

Here’s how some of them have been reacting on Twitter...

@PropPersonnel

 Good luck Ronan - following your second half performance last Thursday, you deserve to start tonight. 

@Kev15178851

Nobody more passionate on the pitch last match than yourself. Keep it up 

@BrianSheedy5

Ronan Curtis is our best striker and he’s playing in League One 

@Padveleven

Ronan Curtis has one touch, is the future of Irish football

@Mhailstone91

Ronan Curtis is the future

@Talan_PFC

You deserve it lad, keep them average wingers out the team and show Ireland what Ronan Curtis is about!!