Keane calls for united Ireland

Robbie Keane has called for a united front as the Republic of Ireland attempt to salvage their World Cup dream.

Anything other than victory over Austria at the Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna on Tuesday night will effectively end Ireland's hopes of rescuing a Group C campaign which was dealt a major blow by Sweden's 2-1 victory in Dublin on Friday.

It's for everybody, it's for us as a country to be proud to wear that green jersey.

Whether that's doing for the manager or doing it for the country or doing it for yourselves, it doesn't really matter.

As long as we are all pulling in the same direction, as long as we are going to go out on to that field and give 110 per cent - you always do that for the manager and you always do it for the players around you.

We are all in this together. We started together, so we will certainly finish together.

– Republic of Ireland striker, Robbie Keane

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