Congratulations to the Republic of Ireland for qualifying to compete at the European Championships next summer. A fine job of work done by the often criticised Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane.
Depending on which group they are drawn in, it's going to be tough for the Republic to progress. But it's good that they are there. They join England and Wales in the competition. Scotland fans can go on a foreign holiday next summer.
Under my new service from January 1st, there will be football tips for the entirety of 2016, including those European Championship games.
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