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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Sweden v Ireland

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# Sweden v Ireland
Ireland on guard as Ibrahimovic threatens to have another big say in Trap's career
“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
Trap places trust in Clark, Green as he names starting 11 to face Sweden
No place for St Ledger or McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni sets out his battle plan.
# Sweden v Ireland
Close the roof! Sweden boss Hamren doesn't want to wear long-stockings tomorrow
Sweden manager Erik Hamren is “full of respect” for Ireland ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier in Stockholm.
# Sweden v Ireland
Ciaran Clark ready to fill boots of absent friend Richard Dunne at heart of Irish defence
The Aston Villa man will likely partner John O’Shea tomorrow.
# Sweden v Ireland
Birthday kisses and Pope chats as St Ledger tries to seal place in Trap’s Sweden side
After five months on the sidelines, Sean St Ledger insists he’s fit to face Sweden — but will he make the starting XI?
# SWEIRE
Walters ready to be Trap's wingman if asked
Keep your mind out of the gutter, kids. We’re talking about football here.
# Sweden v Ireland
Transcript: Marco Tardelli defends decision to drop Kevin Doyle by text
“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.
# Sweden v Ireland
Paul Green was wearing a bib again at training -- and you know what that (probably) means
Ireland fly out for Sweden this afternoon as manager Giovanni Trapattoni’s plans begin to take shape.
# Sweden v Ireland
Retire? I've still got 4 or 5 years left, insists Robbie Keane
With their German nightmare behind them, Robbie Keane is ready to lead Ireland into Friday’s make-or-break World Cup qualifier against Sweden.
# This Charming Fan
Robbie: I've been related to Morrissey for 32 years and nobody ever told me
How did this not come up at any of the Keane family dinners over the years?
# Sweden v Ireland
Paul Green: Ireland's fans are entitled to their opinions on me
Leeds United midfielder Paul Green is pushing for a place in Ireland’s starting XI to face Sweden on Friday.
# Sweden v Ireland
The forecast says -10°C, but Forde won't be caught cold in sub-zero Sweden
Better pack a few pairs of longjohns, Fordey. It’s going to be cold in Stockholm on Friday night.
# Sweden v Ireland
Trapattoni not worried by Whelan 'knock'
Midfielder Glenn Whelan was among a handful of players to sit out part of this morning’s session in Malahide.
# Sweden v Ireland
Open Thread: Who would you pick for Sweden v Ireland?
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
Stephen Kelly row is water under the bridge, says Trap
“I have no prejudice against anybody,” Giovanni Trapattoni insisted as Kelly returned to training with Ireland this afternoon.