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Trap wants no hiccups ahead of big games

GIOVANNI Trapattoni has called last orders on his team after media reports of boozy antics following the last international against Croatia.

The Ireland boss (pictured below), sounding more like a concerned parent than a manager, is demanding "more professionalism" in the build-up to a massive Euro 2012 double header against Slovakia and Russia in the coming week.

"I told them that I didn't know if these newspapers were true and I asked them. There was silence," claimed Trap.

"We have a great responsibility for these players. They are kids, they don't think about the eventualities. If they are on the street and a car hits them, what then?

"Before the Croatia game, I told the players how important it is to grow our personality and professionalism because of two or three situations when the players were drinking beer or were in the pub.

"I told the players to ask me and I will allow them to go out and at 11 o'clock they come back," he said.

Ireland take on Slovakia on Friday night before a daunting trip to Moscow.

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