Republic Of Ireland

  • Ireland edge Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 in warm-up May 27, 2012

    Dublin: Shane Long gave Ireland a morale-boosting 1-0 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina 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 23-man squad for the European Championships on Monday, leaving out James McCarthy so the midfielder can stay home with his seriously ill father. The Scottish-born McCarthy was likely to be included in the squad for the June 8-July 1 tournament in Poland and Ukraine...