Newly arrived football supporters from Ireland at the Liffey Irish Pub in Gamla Stan. Photo: Tom Sullivan/Sveriges Radio.
Sweden Vs Ireland

Irish football fans descend on Stockholm

"Hopefully Zlatan has an off day"
4:30 min

Sweden take on the Republic of Ireland at Stockholm's Friends Arena on Friday night in a crucial qualifying match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

We sent our reporter Tom Sullivan out to the city's Irish pubs to gauge the mood among the Irish fans who live here - and some of thousands that have flown in for the game. But first he met up with Philip O'Connor, an Irish sports reporter and asked him how important this match is for the Irish.

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