End of an era: Ireland’s John O’Shea confirms he will retire from international football this June – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
July 16, 2018

End of an era: Ireland’s John O’Shea confirms he will retire from international football this June

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Republic of Ireland defender John O’Shea has confirmed that he will retire from international football this coming June.

O’Shea who has 117 caps for his country and scored a number of crucial goals during his intern career confirmed that he will hang up his Irish boots following Ireland’s upcoming friendly against the USA on June 2nd.

In a statement confirming his decision O’Shea said the following: “After 22 years of representing my country (17 at senior level) it is with great sadness & joy that I will be pulling on the Republic of Ireland jersey for the last time on the 2nd of June in the Aviva Stadium.”

“It has been an amazing journey but I feel now is the right time to step aside for the next generation to enjoy the experiences I am so humbled to have been part of.”

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