Ireland head for France as O’Neill and Keane sign new deals

Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill

The Ireland squad leave for France today and will settle in at their base in Versaille (Ver-sigh).

Jon Walters is still a doubt for the opening game with Sweden on Monday with an Achilles injury.

Robbie Brady didn't train yesterday but insists he will be fit.

Meanwhile The FAI announced on Tuesday that Martin O'Neill and his management team have agreed new contract extensions.

The new deal will see O'Neill, Roy Keane Steve Guppy, Seamus McDonagh and Steve Walford continue in their positions up until after the 2018 World Cup campaign.

As they prepare to fly-out to Paris for the start of Euro2016, O'Neill says that it's been "an absolute privilege" to have been in charge of the team over the past 30 months.

FAI Chief Executive John Delaney says that the board of the Association were unanimous in offering the contract renewals.