Republic of Ireland had to draw a number on Richard Dunne's
shirt in felt-tip because they forgot to bring a replacement.
The defender needed a new shirt after a painful collision
during the 0-0 draw against Russia in Moscow that left him needing four
UEFA's Euro 2012 qualifying regulations dictate that all
players must have a number on the front and rear of the shirt, so it fell to
goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly to draw them on himself.
Giovanni Trapattoni said: "In life, these things happen. We forgot the reserve
"We wrote the number five and thank
God, he went back on