Scotland and the Republic of Ireland will face each other in a Group D battle between two teams led by former Celtic managers
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Happy 61st birthday to Nottingham Forest legend/Sunderland gaffer Martin O'Neill. What hair he sported back in the day! Almost as street as Sandro's current barnet.
Northern Ireland will play Malta in a friendly on 6th February 2013, the Irish FA have confirmed.
The game at the Ta' Qali National Stadium will be the first time the two sides have played each other since a 1-1 draw in a 2005 friendly.