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Irish take protest to French embassy
Irish Times, November 22nd, 2009 6:45AM

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About 200 Irish soccer fans marched to the French embassy in Dublin Saturday afternoon to express their displeasure with the outcome of the France-Ireland World Cup qualifying playoff and demand a replay. With chants of "Fair play is replay" and "You'll never cheat the Irish," the fans asked the French diplomats to press for a replay. Tony Barry said he was disappointed with the turnout. "About 300,000 people joined a Facebook group to support us. I was expecting thousands to be here. I don't know why so few have turned up but I think it could be the weather."

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