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Poll: did Trap get his squad decision right?

It could be the last squad Giovanni Trapattoni ever names with Ireland. Do you think it’s the right one for the play-offs?

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GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI HAS named his side for the Euro 2012 play-off ties next month. It could be

Ireland face Estonia over two legs – the first in Tallinn’s A. Le Coq Arena on 11 November with the return fixture in Dublin four days later.

This morning in Abbotstown, Trap released the names of the 26-man panel for the job.

Despite various bans and injuries, Shane Long, Kevin Doyle and skipper Robbie Keane are all included while in-form Newcastle man Leon Best and Celtic striker Athony Stokes are ignored.

Darron Gibson and Paul McShane are recalled after sitting out the final qualifiers against Armenia and Andorra.

Check out the full squad here – while we’ll have reaction from Trapattoni soon.

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These ties could be the Italian’s last in charge of the Boys in Green – or indeed his ticket to another major championships. So did he get this decision right?


Poll Results:

Definitely not, he should have given other lads a shot (199)
Yes, Bill (157)
Probably not (111)
Doesn't matter, it's only Estonia (49)
Don't care (32)





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