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Fulham - Hughes Remains Upbeat!

It`s been a long, long time since Northern Ireland has graced the finals stage of a international tournament.

All too often the side has fallen short and memories of Gerry Armstrong defeating the Spanish, in Spain, remain one of the few to treasure.

But, this time around there is real optimism in the camp that the Irish could mount a spirited campaign that will result in qualification for the finals of Euro 2012.

Our own Aaron Hughes, as the Irish pensively wait for the second of their two fixtures the international break brings, is quoted in the red-top press this morning as having remarked,

"It`s a tough group, but that doesn`t lower expectations."

"Whatever anyone thinks outside the camp is irrelevant to what we want to do. If we approach every game properly, we`ll give ourselves as good a chance as ever."


It may be early days but it`s worth keeping an eye on the Irish jus to see if those expectation levels can be fulfilled!

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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 6 2010

Time: 4:30PM

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Good win over Slovenia. Italy are struggling. Serbia's hot and cold. Who knows... maybe they make it through?
Teddy_KGB
why not... here's hoping...
woodysweats
and things are still looking good for the Northern Irish!
Al Billy
 

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