FAI vows to ‘respect’ and ‘accept’ Republic players’ decisions on Covid-19 jabs

Callum Robinson
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The Football Association of Ireland has insisted it must “respect” and “accept” the choice of players not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 despite the disruption the virus has caused.

A day after Republic of Ireland striker Callum Robinson revealed he had opted not to be inoculated against coronavirus despite twice testing positive, the FAI issued a statement confirming it had encouraged the take-up of the vaccine, but could go no further.

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