Ireland 1-1 Czech Republic

Trapattoni left with plenty to ponder

February 29, 2012
By Gareth Maher, Aviva Stadium
(Archive)
It is not quite time to play 'The Final Countdown' as the build-up to Euro 2012 has yet to crank up, and that is something that the Republic of Ireland will be pleased about.



After fighting back to draw 1-1 with Czech Republic in a friendly at Aviva Stadium, Giovanni Trapattoni got to see just how much his team have to improve before the big games arrive in June.

Shorn of just two starters in Richard Dunne and Kevin Doyle, this was close to Ireland's best XI as ...

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