Irish fans travelling to Scotland 'seem to be all fixed up' for tickets

Irish fans travelling to Scotland 'seem to be all fixed up' for tickets

Thousands of football fans are heading to Scotland today for the latest chapter in Ireland's qualifying bid for Euro 2016.

Just 3,000 tickets were allocated for sale to Irish fans, a mere 5% of the stadium's overall capacity.

It is believed a further 7,000 Irish will be seated among the home fans at Glasgow's Celtic Park.

Soccer superfan Davy Keogh, who is heading to the match, says most of the travelling supporters seem to have secured tickets.

"Anybody I've been talking to seem to be all fixed up," he said.

"There's a lot of Irish fans now on the Scotch end.

"I haven't had anyone coming up to me yet and saying: 'Davy, any spare tickets, any spare tickets?'

"Everybody's in good form - I think the German result has the whole population behind the team now."

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