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The Football Association of Ireland gave a longer contract to Robbie Keane thank manager Mick McCarthy.
The manager says he won't be seeking an extension to his second spell, whatever happens in the EURO 2020 campaign.
The teams drew 1-1 in yesterdays EURO 2020 Qualifiers match, after a week where there was a lot of "trash-talk" between managers and players.
Acording to Age Hareide, he doesn't speak to the players about their club situations, and he expects everything from them representing their country.
The Ireland international is disappointed, but he says he leaves the now Premier League club with very good memories.
According to the national team manager Mick McCarthy, his selection will be the same as the one that defeated Georgia 1-0 in March.
The Irish player believes they don't know how to handle sectarian abuse in the sport and that he's being targeted for not wearing a poppy.
The Ireland manager explained how his team felt when they visited the island, saying it was "just bizarre."
Mick McCarthy couldn't believe why would someone attack Ireland's U17 international footballer Tega Agberhiere and his friends.
For Mick McCarthy the problems happening inside the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) will not reflect in the country's team.
The Republic of Ireland will play against Gibraltar in the Euro 2020 qualifier and then, three days later, against Georgia.