Luis Suarez will get to share the same pitch as Wes Hoolahan in Dublin next year 5 years ago

Luis Suarez will get to share the same pitch as Wes Hoolahan in Dublin next year

Get your tickets and get them early. That's right, Wes is in town.

The Republic of Ireland have announced an international friendly with Uruguay set for Sunday 4 June.

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Martin O'Neill's men host Austria in the World Cup qualifiers on June 11 2017 and the match with the South Americans will act as a warm-up.

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Luis Suarez and co are currently top of their own continental qualification process and are placed ninth in the FIFA World Rankings at present.

Ireland welcomed Uruguay to Dublin back in 2011 and lost out 3-2 and, after Thursday night's performance against Georgia at home, not many might fancy their chances this time round either.

The FAI teed up the news on Friday morning but some issues are still wrangling.

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It's just not the time for good news - or what is presumably being taken as indifferent news.

Just be thankful it's not Oman, lads.

The GAA Hour pays tribute to the unbeatable Dubs and ask where did it all go wrong for Mayo in the All-Ireland final replay. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.

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