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Keane: Ireland stronger than ever

September 3, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Robbie Keane believes the Republic of Ireland's World Cup heartbreak has made the team stronger and more determined to qualify for Euro 2012.

• Ghosts of past spur Ireland on

Ireland were denied a trip to South Africa after Thierry Henry's infamous handball during the second leg of the play-off clash with France in November last year.

Emotions ran high at the time, with the Football Association of Ireland even petitioning FIFA for a place at the finals, ...

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