• Date: Sat 14 November 2009
  • Venue: Croke Park
  • Ref: Brych, F
  • Attendance: 81,500

Republic of Ireland vs France

Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
John O'Shea
Kevin Kilbane
Keith Andrews
Sean St Ledger
Richard Dunne
Liam Lawrence (Stephen Hunt, S, 81)
Glenn Whelan
Kevin Doyle, K (Leon Best, 71)
Robbie Keane
Damien Duff (Aiden McGeady, 76)

France

Hugo Lloris
Bacary Sagna
Patrice Evra
Lassana Diarra, L
William Gallas
Eric Abidal
Yoann Gourcuff
Alou Diarra, A
Nicolas Anelka
Thierry Henry
Andre-Pierre Gignac (Florent Malouda, 90)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

That's it, it's all over, the referee has blown the final whistle.

90
Substitution
 

Andre-Pierre Gignac is being taken off, Florent Malouda has come on in his place.

81
Substitution
 

Liam Lawrence is being taken off, Stephen Hunt has come on in his place.

76
Substitution
 

Damien Duff is replaced by Aiden McGeady.

72
Goal
 

Goal!! Nicolas Anelka scores for France.

71
Substitution
 

Rep of Ireland are replacing Kevin Doyle with Leon Best.

Second half
 

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

Half time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for half time.

Kickoff
 

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