New home, same old problems

March 23, 2007
By Kevin Palmer
Republic of Ireland 1 - 0 Wales

In a week when the shadow of Roy Keane hovered over Ireland's international squad once again, it was fitting that a boy hailing from county Cork etched his name in history as the first soccer player to score at Croke Park.



It should not be forgotten that Keane abandoned his country on the eve of the 2002 World Cup finals, but his determination to make his mark as he met the Irish media earlier this week resulted in a predictable ...

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