Andrews Misses Out
Blackburn Rovers midfielder Keith Andrews missed out on a chance of going to the World Cup Finals on Wednesday Evening.
Andrews was part of the Republic of Ireland team that gave former World Champions France a run for their money in France with them eventually losing 2-1 on aggregate after extra time. Ireland took a much deserved first half lead through Robbie Keane but failure to take further chances that came the Irish way meant that Extra Time was needed with the World Cup Qualifier tied at 1-1 on aggregate at the end of the regulation time over the two legs.
Irish hearts were broken when Thierry Henry blatantly handled the ball in the build up to the goal that saw France draw 1-1 on the night and win 2-1 on aggregate. This means that Andrews (and his Rovers team-mate Steven Reid) will have to spend their holidays elsewhere this summer.
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