Opinion Editorial

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Come on, you Boys in Green

Tonight the Boys in Green take on Estonia in the first leg of their play-off clash for a place in the finals of next summer's European Championship in Poland and Ukraine.

This is by far the most important game played by Ireland since our hopes of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup finals were dashed by French striker Thierry Henry's infamous 'goal' in Paris almost two years ago.

In contrast to the 2009 play-offs, when we were drawn against France, by far the most difficult possible opponents, Lady Luck seems to have smiled on Trap's Men this time around.

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