Robbie Brady: Fifa clear Republic midfielder of headbutt on Ashley Williams


The Republic of Ireland have been handed a very welcome boost with the news that Robbie Brady will not be charged by Federation Internationale de Football Association over a flashpoint with Ashley Williams in Cardiff on Monday night.

Federation Internationale de Football Association had examined footage of Brady's encounter with Williams during Monday's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales at Cardiff City Stadium, where the Ireland winger clearly made contact with the Wales captain off the ball.

Thankfully, that will not be happening as Federation Internationale de Football Association have today confirmed that no action will be taken and Brady is free to play in the first leg of the playoffs.

Federation Internationale de Football Association has revealed that Republic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady will face no further action for an alleged headbutt.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, third provocation in 24 hours
Pakistani troops have opened fire over 600 times till September 30, a Home Ministry official had said. Pakistan has violated ceasefire in KG Sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch, according to ANI report.

The incident occurred in the 61st minute of the Republic's 1-0 win on Monday, which put them into the play-offs.

The playoff draw will take place next week, wherein Ireland will find out which of Switzerland, Italy, Croatia and Denmark stands between them and the World Cup.

Ireland have previously been involved in eight play-offs and won only three, although two of their victories, over Estonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina, came in their most recent.