Ireland v England

A rivalry of the ages

May 27, 2013
By Gareth Maher
Even though history has taught us that the bigger nations often overpower their weaker opposition, it has never been that straightforward between England and the Republic of Ireland, who meet again at Wembley on Wednesday night.

A passionate derby that stretches back to 1946, Ireland have always firmly believed that they can stand up and go blow for blow with their old enemy. And that is why their meetings on the international stage have tended to be fiery and memorable ...

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