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Trapattoni wants referee choice clarification

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The Football Association of Ireland has lodged a complaint with Fifa asking for their World Cup play-off against France to be replayed.

Republic of Ireland were beaten 2-1 on aggregate after France won with a goal scored when captain Thierry Henry handled the ball in the build-up.

Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni demanded Fifa explain why it chose referee Martin Hansson to officiate the game.

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