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Toon Wingers Face Disaster

Toon Wingers Face Disaster

Newcastle United's flying wingers Alan O'Brien and Damien Duff experienced a humiliating evening in Nicosia, as Shay Given-less Republic of Ireland crashed 5-2 to Cyrpus.



Manager Steve Staunton's side were hit by injuries, but the result shocked even Cyprus supporters. O'Brien was a 70 minute substitute.

Prior to the game he said: 'It would be a dream come true to play in the World Cup or the European Championships, but I just want to keep working hard. When it comes to playing for your country you want to play as much as possible.'


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Date:Sunday October 8 2006
Time: 1:42PM

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I think the republic are going to seriously struggle to qualify , as will wales in that group , Northern Ireland and Scotland and ENgland have a much greater chance ... N Ireland in the euros .. surely not ;-)
dazednconfuzed
08/10/2006 14:03:00
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Scotland have it on a plate for them. Watch 'em throw it away, though I hope they don't.
arctoa
10/10/2006 09:26:00
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can the picture of boumsong at the top of the page please be removed , only aplies in newcastle section
paulr3062
18/10/2006 13:46:00
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