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#Sweden v Ireland

# sweden-v-ireland - Friday 22 March, 2013

Ireland on guard as Ibrahimovic threatens to have another big say in Trap's career
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# Sweden V Ireland

Ireland on guard as Ibrahimovic threatens to have another big say in Trap's career

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,864 Views 14 Comments

“It’s difficult to think of a single individual that has completely dominated the context of an Irish fixture since Roy Keane.”

# sweden-v-ireland - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Trap places trust in Clark, Green as he names starting 11 to face Sweden
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Trap places trust in Clark, Green as he names starting 11 to face Sweden

Mar 21st 2013, 3:47 PM 9,852 Views 75 Comments

No place for St Ledger or McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni sets out his battle plan.

Close the roof! Sweden boss Hamren doesn't want to wear long-stockings tomorrow
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# Sweden V Ireland

Close the roof! Sweden boss Hamren doesn't want to wear long-stockings tomorrow

Mar 21st 2013, 2:07 PM 6,456 Views 4 Comments

Sweden manager Erik Hamren is “full of respect” for Ireland ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier in Stockholm.

Ciaran Clark ready to fill boots of absent friend Richard Dunne at heart of Irish defence
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Ciaran Clark ready to fill boots of absent friend Richard Dunne at heart of Irish defence

Mar 21st 2013, 11:30 AM 3,189 Views 11 Comments

The Aston Villa man will likely partner John O’Shea tomorrow.

Birthday kisses and Pope chats as St Ledger tries to seal place in Trap’s Sweden side
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Birthday kisses and Pope chats as St Ledger tries to seal place in Trap’s Sweden side

Mar 21st 2013, 7:01 AM 4,784 Views 10 Comments

After five months on the sidelines, Sean St Ledger insists he’s fit to face Sweden — but will he make the starting XI?

# sweden-v-ireland - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Walters ready to be Trap's wingman if asked
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Walters ready to be Trap's wingman if asked

Mar 20th 2013, 5:00 PM 923 Views 0 Comments

Keep your mind out of the gutter, kids. We’re talking about football here.

Transcript: Marco Tardelli defends decision to drop Kevin Doyle by text
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Transcript: Marco Tardelli defends decision to drop Kevin Doyle by text

Mar 20th 2013, 2:08 PM 8,593 Views 39 Comments

“I think Kevin Doyle knows that the boss loves him,” Tardelli said as he fielded questions about the striker’s absence from the Ireland squad.

Paul Green was wearing a bib again at training -- and you know what that (probably) means
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# Sweden V Ireland

Paul Green was wearing a bib again at training -- and you know what that (probably) means

Mar 20th 2013, 1:27 PM 10,504 Views 16 Comments

Ireland fly out for Sweden this afternoon as manager Giovanni Trapattoni’s plans begin to take shape.

Retire? I've still got 4 or 5 years left, insists Robbie Keane
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# Sweden V Ireland

Retire? I've still got 4 or 5 years left, insists Robbie Keane

Mar 20th 2013, 7:20 AM 7,254 Views 50 Comments

With their German nightmare behind them, Robbie Keane is ready to lead Ireland into Friday’s make-or-break World Cup qualifier against Sweden.

# sweden-v-ireland - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Robbie: I've been related to Morrissey for 32 years and nobody ever told me
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Robbie: I've been related to Morrissey for 32 years and nobody ever told me

Mar 19th 2013, 9:45 PM 45,439 Views 38 Comments

How did this not come up at any of the Keane family dinners over the years?

Paul Green: Ireland's fans are entitled to their opinions on me
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# Sweden V Ireland

Paul Green: Ireland's fans are entitled to their opinions on me

Mar 19th 2013, 8:20 PM 10,043 Views 29 Comments

Leeds United midfielder Paul Green is pushing for a place in Ireland’s starting XI to face Sweden on Friday.

The forecast says -10°C, but Forde won't be caught cold in sub-zero Sweden
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# Sweden V Ireland

The forecast says -10°C, but Forde won't be caught cold in sub-zero Sweden

Mar 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,401 Views 6 Comments

Better pack a few pairs of longjohns, Fordey. It’s going to be cold in Stockholm on Friday night.

# sweden-v-ireland - Monday 18 March, 2013

Trapattoni not worried by Whelan 'knock'
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Trapattoni not worried by Whelan 'knock'

Mar 18th 2013, 1:34 PM 858 Views 1 Comment

Midfielder Glenn Whelan was among a handful of players to sit out part of this morning’s session in Malahide.

Open Thread: Who would you pick for Sweden v Ireland?
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# Sweden V Ireland

Open Thread: Who would you pick for Sweden v Ireland?

Mar 18th 2013, 8:20 AM 6,082 Views 47 Comments

With no Kevin Doyle in the squad to face either Sweden or Austria, we want to know what your starting XI would be on Friday…

# sweden-v-ireland - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Stephen Kelly row is water under the bridge, says Trap
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# Sweden V Ireland

Stephen Kelly row is water under the bridge, says Trap

Mar 17th 2013, 8:15 PM 9,116 Views 23 Comments

“I have no prejudice against anybody,” Giovanni Trapattoni insisted as Kelly returned to training with Ireland this afternoon.