Ireland news

Dunne set to make comeback

May 31, 2013
By ESPN staff
Richard Dunne will be handed the opportunity to end his year-long injury nightmare in the Republic of Ireland's fiendly with Georgia this Sunday.

Dunne, 33, is set to make his first appearance on a football pitch since last June at the Aviva Stadium, and Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni may utilise the Aston Villa defender in the following World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands next week.

Asked if Dunne would figure against the Georgians, the Italian said: "Yes, sure. ...

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