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Kilbane: I won't quit Ireland

Kevin Kilbane says he has no plans to retire from international football and wants to stick around with Ireland for as long as he is wanted.

The 32-year-old won his 102nd cap in the World Cup play-off defeat to France and there was speculation that Kilbane would walk away from the national team to concentrate on his club career, but Kilbane says he's not walking away.

"I have not spoken to Mr Trapattoni or Liam Brady yet but I want to make myself available, I don't think it's time to call it a day yet," said the Hull City player.

"I have spoken to my family and a few of the players and I want to carry on making myself available.

"If Mr Trapattoni feels differently I will accept that but I want to carry on playing."


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