Irish soccer team due home today

first_imgThe Republic of Ireland squad return home from EURO 2016 this evening.The Boys in Green exited the tournament after a 2-1 loss to hosts France in Lyon yesterday.Ireland opened their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Sweden before losing 3-0 to Belgium. A 1-0 victory over Italy in their final group game saw them book their place in the last-16 of the European Championship for the first time ever.Defender Stephen Ward says they did themselves proud at the tournament.England now know that they could play hosts France in the quarter-finals.England would play them if they get past Iceland in Nice tonight at 8pm.Before that at 5pm, defending Champions Spain face Italy in Paris.last_img

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