Belfast-born Sykes 'super happy' to make first Republic start

Credit: BBC Sport- Published on November 22, 2023
Republic of Ireland midfielder Mark Sykes says he was "absolutely delighted" to be handed a first start in the 1-1 friendly draw with New Zealand.

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Republic of Ireland

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Island country in the southwest Pacific Ocean
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