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Ireland Vs Switzerland Will Go Ahead After Successful Pitch Inspection

Ireland Vs Switzerland Will Go Ahead After Successful Pitch Inspection

Ireland's game with Switzerland in Geneva will go ahead this evening after a pitch inspection, despite heavy rain leaving the pitch in an questionable.

Pictures of the playing surface have been circulating on social media over the last 24 hours, and it does not make for pretty viewing. The goalmouths and sideline in particular look in a bad state.

John Kenny of RTÉ has reported that a pitch inspection would take place to decide if the game could go ahead.

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If the pitch was deemed unplayable, the game would have been played tomorrow night.

The officials took their time inspecting the pitch, but the ball seemed to be rolling pretty well (for the most part).

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Eventually, word came through that the referee was happy with the playing surface and that the game would go ahead.

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Gary Connaughton

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