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Ireland at Euro 2012: Who'll Be Going?
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Giovanni Trapattoni has one way of doing things—his way.

Fortunately for Irish fans, that way has proved successful with Ireland securing their place at the upcoming UEFA European Championships in Poland and Ukraine by defeating Estonia in a two-legged playoff.

Trap's style, however, isn't completely popular with the fans, despite pulling the team up by the scruff of the neck and restoring dignity after the Staunton years.

The Irish team is renowned now for being hard to beat rather than easy-on-eye football. Much of this is down to player selection with the Italian preferring workhorses over flair players, this being most notable in central midfield. Trap's team selection often leave fans scratching their heads, especially when you see who is available on the bench.

Here's a look at who's guaranteed to go (barring injury) who's in with a chance and who we don't want to see on the plane.

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