Dublin: 12°C Friday 12 August 2022

Enda Kenny urges Ireland to 'sock it to' the English at Wembley

A nation holds its breath.

AN TAOISEACH Enda Kenny was present at the official opening of the National Sports Campus today. And the Fine Gael leader took time out from the ceremony to wish Ireland’s football team well tonight as they prepare to take on England in an international friendly at Wembley.

“I understand 80, 90,000 people are going to turn up,” he said, “so let’s hope we sock it to them again.”

Here’s the video, skip to 1.26 for the good stuff.

YouTube: Horizon Productions

LIVE: England v Ireland, International Friendly

England v Ireland: What the Boys in Green will learn from tonight

See Sport

Get closer to the stories that matter with exclusive analysis, insight and debate in The42 Membership

Become a Member

About the author:

Read next: