Ireland Defeat Oman 2-0

Soccer SeatsIreland have picked-up a morale-boosting 2-0 victory over Oman in last night’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium. Goals in either half from Kevin Doyle and Alex Pearce helped Martin O’Neill’s side to a fully deserved victory. Doyle’s 20th minute header from a Robbie Brady corner gave the home side the lead at the break before Pearce showed some good footwork inside the penalty area before stabbing-home a low shot. Man of the match David Meyler started the game at right-back but the Hull midfielder says he’s willing to play where ever O’Neill wants him to… [audio_player src=””] Kevin Doyle says a win before the qualification campaign starts was important for the squad. Martin O’Neills side open their Euro 2016 qualification campaign against Geogia in Tblisi on Sunday and Doyle says it won’t be easy………… [audio_player src=””] Wayne Rooney marked his first game as captain with a winning goal as England laboured to a 1-nil friendly victory against Norway. He scored a second-half penalty. Calum Chambers and Fabian Delph made their debuts off the bench. But a little over 40-thousand people turned up at Wembley to watch the game.