REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

  • Ireland edge BosniaHerzegovina 10 in warmup May 27, 2012

    Dublin: Shane Long gave Ireland a moraleboosting 10 victory over BosniaHerzegovina ahead of the European Championship on Saturday but midfielder Keith Fahey was ruled out of the tournament through injury. Fahey has been struggling with a groin problem since he joined the squad and he pulled up in the friendly on...
  • McCarthy out of Ireland squad for Euro 2012 May 8, 2012

    Dublin: Ireland coach Giovanni Trapattoni picked his 23man squad for the European Championships on Monday, leaving out James McCarthy so the midfielder can stay home with his seriously ill father. The Scottishborn McCarthy was likely to be included in the squad for the June 8July 1 tournament in Poland and Ukraine...