Ireland and France teams named for battle of Lyon

The Ireland team that will take on France in the last 16 of the European Championship has been named - with Martin O'Neill sticking with the attacking line-up that delighted fans and won the day on Wednesday.

Robbie Brady, the goal-scoring hero of Lille, has been retained in the attacking position so effective against Italy.

There is no place in the starting line-up for Jon Walters, who may feature from the bench, or for Wes Hoolahan.

But Stephen Ward, who was a doubt due to an ankle injury picked up on Wednesday, is fit enough to start.

France have also named their starting line-up, with Olivier Giroud and on-form Dimitri Payet spearheading their attack.

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