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Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane during a press conference at Wembley Stadium. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane during a press conference at Wembley Stadium. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane during a press conference at Wembley Stadium. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

ROBBIE KEANE is calling for best behaviour from Ireland and England supporters at Wembley tonight and a new and improved rivalry between the two nations.

Memories etched in his mind as a 14-year-old on the South Terrace have never left Keane and he is adamant that 18 years later, the moment is right to change the page.

"I was at the game as a 14-year-old and we all know what happened. This game tonight should have happened a good few years ago but it didn't happen and this is a chance to put everything to bed.

"It's a friendly and everything must be done in the right manner. I don't want anyone to cross that line. We don't want a repeat of what happened. Irish fans have always behaved very, very well and there are never, ever any problems.

"I don't see any problems for this game. We have to move on. This is a local rivalry and after the game, I want to be speaking about what a good game it was and not about any nonsense."


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