Soccer-Ireland’s Keane marks record-breaking cap with hat-trick (Reuters)

DUBLIN, June 7 (Reuters) – Robbie Keane marked his record 126th appearance for Ireland with a hat-trick on Friday but Giovanni Trapattoni’s side failed to add any more to their goal difference in a laboured 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Faroe Islands. Los Angeles Galaxy striker Keane, who overtook goalkeeper Shay Given as Ireland’s most capped player, turned in Aiden McGeady’s cross to give Ireland the lead after five minutes, the highlight of an otherwise uninspiring half for the hosts. …

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