Saturday 24 June 2017

Confirmed: FAI announce home friendly against Iceland

13 June 2015; A general view of the game. UEFA EURO 2016 Championship Qualifier, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
13 June 2015; A general view of the game. UEFA EURO 2016 Championship Qualifier, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE

The Football Association of Ireland have announced that Martin O'Neill's men will play a friendly against Iceland next March..

The Boys in Green play a crunch World Cup qualifier against Wales on March 24 with Iceland, who performed so admirably in reaching the quarter-finals of Euro 2016, to travel to the Aviva Stadium four days later.

The match has been flagged as a bonus game for season ticket holders, who will not have to pay any extra to attend.

The clash against Heimir Hallgrimsson's men is the second friendly to be scheduled for 2017 with Uruguay coming to Dublin on June 4.

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