Former Irish international Michael Robinson has ruled out any chance of us beating Spain in tomorrow's do or die fixture, according to an interview he gave the Spanish paper AS. The patriot (born in Leicester) was also was quoted as saying
I want Spain to win on Thursday, but I hope no-one calls me a traitor for that. Spain are good news for sport, and I want the best team, the most beautiful and creative team, to prosper. I hope Ireland finish the game with dignity, with the glory of competing with this great Spain side.
Random fact - Robinson voice the ugly sister character in the dubbed Spanish version of shrek.