Sunday 11 December 2016

Trap's Army will need rub of Green

Published 03/12/2011 | 09:34

After benefiting from the most favourable possible draw in the play-offs, Lady Luck deserted the Boys in Green yesterday when we were drawn in a tough group with Italy, Spain and Croatia for the finals of next summer's European championships.

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Yesterday's draw will make it difficult, but by no means impossible, for Trap's men to secure the second place which they will need to progress to the quarter-finals of the competition.

The upside is that all of our games will be played in Poland rather than in neighbouring Ukraine, where the visitor facilities are somewhat more utilitarian.

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