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Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland

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CARDIFF, WALES – OCTOBER 31: Mick McCarthy. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Sticking with home nations that aren’t England, the Republic of Ireland may be worth your attention this week.

After several dull and disappointing years under Martin O’Neill, Mick McCarthy has been drafted in for his second stint in charge in the hope he can reinvigorate Ireland’s fortunes.

Fortunately, he’s been handed a relatively comfortable start with an away trip to Gibraltar and a home fixture against Georgia.

He’ll be keen to get off to a good start against Gibraltar. Plus it’ll be interesting to see how he’ll set the side up and how they respond to a new man in charge.