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Gareth Southgate and Stephen Kenny will go head to head when England face the Republic of Ireland (Mike Egerton/ Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA).

Gareth Southgate and Stephen Kenny will go head to head when England face the Republic of Ireland (Mike Egerton/ Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA).

Gareth Southgate and Stephen Kenny will go head to head when England face the Republic of Ireland (Mike Egerton/ Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA).

RTÉ have stepped in to ensure the Republic of Ireland's prestigious friendly international will be available to an Irish audience on Thursday night.

Stephen Kenny's side will take on England at Wembley, with no Irish TV network lined up to screen the game live until it was announced on Saturday evening that RTÉ will broadcast the game live.

While Virgin Media Sport will screen highlights of the match at 10pm, the only broadcaster due to screen the game was English outfit ITV, who are expected to have Roy Keane among their team of analysts.

Now Irish fans can look forward to watching the game, with Kenny's side looking to score their first goal in five matches against Gareth Southgate's World Cup semi-finalists from 2018.

Darragh Maloney will be joined in studio by Richie Sadlier, with George Hamilton on commentary.

Read an exclusive preview of England v Republic of Ireland with Niall Quinn in this week's Sunday World

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