Wednesday, March 24, 1999 Published at 15:19 GMT
Uefa cancel Republic clash
The Republic's clash with Macedonia has been postponed
The Republic of Ireland's controversial European Championship qualifying tie against Macedonia in Skopje has been postponed by Uefa.
An Aer Lingus spokesperson said: "We are taking the advice of the Irish government's Department of Foreign Affairs, and will not be flying the Irish squad to Skopje.
"The Football Association of Ireland have been informed."
The FAI contacted Uefa at their headquarters in Geneva and they will felt they had no option but to postpone the game.
The cancellation follows the postponement of Saturday's other group eight match between Yugoslavia and Croatia and next Wednesday's Yugoslavia-Macedonia game - both of which were scheduled to be played in Belgrade.