Sport | 1 week ago
Lots of Irish fans had the same way of taking consolation from a Danish disaster at the Aviva Stadium
Well, that was a bit crap.

Let’s be honest about it, it would have been one expensive trip.

It’s the hope that kills you.

Five minutes into the second leg of Ireland’s play-off against Denmark at the Aviva Stadium, Shane Duffy had put us in front and we were all excitedly anticipating our first World Cup in 16 years.

Come the end of the 90 minutes, a Christian Eriksen-inspired Denmark had put five past the Boys in Green and cruised to victory in a manner that nobody saw coming.

It’s hard to take any positives from such a deflating defeat, but social media was full of Irish fans at least pretending they were relieved that the result would save them making the trip east next summer.

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Easy to say now, but we’ll be green with envy when the Boys in Green are conspicuous by their absence at the biggest show in town in the summer of 2018.

Roll on Euro 2020.

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