• Date: Wed 15 October 2008
  • Venue: Croke Park
  • Ref: Tudor, AD
  • Attendance: 53,500

Republic of Ireland vs Cyprus

Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
Aiden McGeady
Damien Duff
Darron Gibson
Glenn Whelan
John O'Shea
Kevin Doyle, K (Caleb Folan, 90)
Kevin Kilbane
Paul McShane
Richard Dunne
Robbie Keane

Cyprus

Antonis Georgallides
Alexandros Garpozis
Ilias Charalambous
Christakis Marangos (Georgios Panagi, 52)
Dimitris Christofi
Andreas Constantinou
Yiannis Okkas
Lambros Lambrou (Andreas Papathanasiou, 46)
Constantinos Makrides
Marios Elia
Michalis Konstantinou (Yiasoumis Yiasoumi, 79)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for full time.

90
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Shay Given.

90
Substitution
 

Kevin Doyle is being taken off, Caleb Folan has come on in his place.

90
Yellow Card
 

Aiden McGeady goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

79
Substitution
 

Cyprus are replacing Michalis Konstantinou with Yiasoumis Yiasoumi.

52
Substitution
 

Cyprus are replacing Christakis Marangos with Georgios Panagi.

46
Substitution
 

Lambros Lambrou is being taken off, Andreas Papathanasiou has come on in his place.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 1 v 0.

Half time
 

Half time whistle is blown by AD Tudor

45
Yellow Card
 

Andreas Constantinou goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

24
Yellow Card
 

Marios Elia goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

5
Goal
 

Goal!! Robbie Keane scores for Rep of Ireland.

Kickoff
 

The ref has blown his whistle and the match has started.