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Republic Of Ireland Lose To Switzerland In Friendly Match

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It was the last game for interim head coach John O'Shea

The Republic of Ireland lost 1-nil to Switzerland in their friendly international at the Aviva Stadium last night.

Former Liverpool player Xherdan Shaqiri scored the winner from a free kick.

It was the last game for interim head coach John O'Shea, who says he is 'ready and capable' to become a full time manager.

FAI Director of Football Marc Canham has said a permanent head coach to replace Stephen Kenny will be named next month.

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