Republic of Ireland to play France in friendly

The Republic of Ireland will play France on May 28 in an general accessible during a Stade de France.

This will be a 17th assembly between a dual teams, a final confront was during EURO 2016 in the last-16 strife in Lyon. France went all a approach to a final, losing to Portugal.

It will be a initial time a dual sides have met in Paris since a 2009 World Cup qualifier when France won 2-1 on aggregate. After a 1-0 first-leg better in Croke Park, Robbie Keane scored to turn to tie, before Thierry Henry controversially rubbed a round to tee up William Gallas who headed home from tighten range to revive a French advantage.

Martin O’Neill’s side unsuccessful to validate for a arriving World Cup in Russia losing out to Denmark final month.

The Republic of Ireland will play in a newly shaped Nations League in Sep 2018, the pull for that contest takes place on Jan 24 and in Mar 2019 a qualifiers for Euro 2020 will get underway.

It was reported currently that a Republic of Ireland will also play Turkey in a accessible subsequent March.

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