Oct 23, 2001, 12:01 AM
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UAE with play-offs Iran's attend to coach Irish to travelling is McCarthy Mick coach Irish - IRNA 23, Oct London, favourites are Iran that believing Wednesday on Amsterdam via Tehran Arab United the against play-offs group Asian Cup World the win to .Emirates first- them watching but UAE the or Iran about little very know I" and home both play, to set are they how of idea an me give will hand McCarthy "play-offs, the for preparations out help will which away, .Thursday on leg first the see to leaving before said former) to thanks matches qualifying their of tapes got also I've" commentating was who Armstrong, Gerry (international Ireland Northern .said he "Eurosport, for games qualifying the on with rivalry his renew will McCarthy through, win can Iran If the during Croatia lead who Blazevic, Miroslav coach Iran's one won sides Both .Ireland against 2000 Euro for games qualifying .each game Iran take to favourite be he'll and coach wily a Blazevic's" furore, protest and results, weekend the after but us meet to through must who UAE, the unlike themselves for sorry feeling be could Iran .said he "high, a on be be could and Bahrain against off sent players two had also Iran" Irish the by saying quoted was McCarthy "suspensions, by disrupted .Tuesday newspaper Independent Ian manager assistant by accompanied be will who coach, Irish The Ireland of Association Football the from officials two and Evans see to UAE the to flying before Iran in days two spend will ,(FAI) .31 October on leg second the to expected also are officials the games, the watching from Apart in accommodation hotel and facilities training potential out check first The .15 November on play-off away Ireland's for country each .10 November on Dublin in is opponent either against game even venue, either at playing about qualms no had he said McCarthy that anticipation in Riyadh to go to booked already had he though .runners-up as Iran behind finished have would Arabia Saudi an in said he "East, Middle the to flying problems no have I" region the in tension the to referring com,.Ananova with interview .Afghanistan of bombing US-led the by caused no had he that said also Menton Brendan executive chief FAI the receiving squad football national Ireland's about worries .UAE the or Iran either to travelling for cover insurance necessary capital the Afghanistan, with border the on is Iran though Even" conflict current the from away miles of hundreds many is Tehran .said he "area, Roy captain of fitness the over is worries injury only McCarthy's Champions' European United's Manchester of out pulled who Keane, knee a with Tuesday on Greece of Olympiakos with clash League .complaint heard not I've as but is problem Roy's serious how know don't I" not it's assume to have I .position his about club the from anything .said he "problem, major a HC/KS End