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Sunday 26 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland's players know the Italian who will referee their Euro 2016 tie with France well Man In Black

Ireland's players know the Italian who will referee their Euro 2016 tie with France well

Nicola Rizzoli is scheduled to officiate today’s last-16 match in Lyon.

From The42 France's renewed obsession, and toppling the host nation on their patch nothing new for O'Neill Letter From Lyon

France's renewed obsession, and toppling the host nation on their patch nothing new for O'Neill

Ben Blake has arrived in the city that will witness the Boys in Green take on Les Bleus at Euro 2016 this afternoon.

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Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The42 Good news from the Ireland camp on Ward and Walters ahead of France meeting Touch And Go This post contains videos

Good news from the Ireland camp on Ward and Walters ahead of France meeting

Martin O’Neill gave an update on the fitness of his two injury worries at today’s pre-match press conference in Lyon.

From The42 Do Ireland stick or twist for France showdown? Here's the team we'd pick Tactics Board

Do Ireland stick or twist for France showdown? Here's the team we'd pick

Keeping faith with a winning team could help gain momentum but manager Martin O’Neill may have to make a couple of changes for Sunday’s Euro 2016 last-16 encounter.

From The42 Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often' Stepping Up

Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often'

Sunday’s Euro 2016 knockout tie with France could potentially go to a shootout and Martin O’Neill has been discussing such a situation.

Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 'Media are trying to make a big thing that Ireland are out for revenge but it's not about that' Let It Go

'Media are trying to make a big thing that Ireland are out for revenge but it's not about that'

Southampton striker Shane Long is the latest member of the Ireland playing and management staff to be asked about Thierry Henry’s infamous handball.

From The42 Keane: 4,500 tickets for Ireland fans seems a bit unfair but we just have to roll our sleeves up Outnumbered

Keane: 4,500 tickets for Ireland fans seems a bit unfair but we just have to roll our sleeves up

Ireland’s support will be dwarfed by the number of French at Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.

Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'It was a low point in my career' - McCarthy repays faith shown by Ireland boss despite poor form Bouncing Back

'It was a low point in my career' - McCarthy repays faith shown by Ireland boss despite poor form

Having kept his place in the team after under-performing at Euro 2016, the midfielder was much-improved against Italy.

From The42 Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy Leader

Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy

The Everton full-back staked a claim for the armband in the absence of Robbie Keane and John O’Shea last night.

From The42 Bad news for Ireland fans hoping to attend their Euro 2016 last-16 tie with France High Demand

Bad news for Ireland fans hoping to attend their Euro 2016 last-16 tie with France

The host nation has already bought most of the tickets for Sunday’s game, which will be played at Parc Olympique Lyonnais.

From The42 'I told Tottenham to sign him years ago!' - Keane hails Hendrick as one of Euro 2016's best midfielders High Praise

'I told Tottenham to sign him years ago!' - Keane hails Hendrick as one of Euro 2016's best midfielders

The Ireland skipper believes his team-mate could play at much higher level than the Championship.

From The42 Hoolahan owes Brady 'a few drinks' after missing golden opportunity right before Ireland's winner Making Amends

Hoolahan owes Brady 'a few drinks' after missing golden opportunity right before Ireland's winner

The late substitute provided the assist for his Norwich club mate, but had wasted a great chance moments earlier.

Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Shake it up, Brady! Late winner sends Ireland into Euro 2016 last 16 on a remarkable night in Lille Incroyable

Shake it up, Brady! Late winner sends Ireland into Euro 2016 last 16 on a remarkable night in Lille

The Boys in Green earned one of the great victories to set up a meeting with hosts France tonight.

From The42 Ireland ring the changes for final Euro 2016 group match with Italy Team News

Ireland ring the changes for final Euro 2016 group match with Italy

Martin O’Neill has brought in four players for tonight’s Group E fixture with the Azzurri.

From The42 O'Neill out for another big scalp but poor showing will call into question timing of new deal All Or Nothing

O'Neill out for another big scalp but poor showing will call into question timing of new deal

Ireland’s Euro 2016 hangs in the balance and victory over Italy is vital if they are to remain in the competition past the group stages.

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From The42 'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!' Drawing Inspiration

'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!'

Tomorrow night, Ireland need their first victory over the Azzurri at a major tournament since the heroics of Giants Stadium.

From The42 The pitch Ireland will play Italy on is in such a bad state Uefa has agreed to replace it after the game Irreversible Damage

The pitch Ireland will play Italy on is in such a bad state Uefa has agreed to replace it after the game

Italy manager Antonio Conte has criticised the condition of the surface at Lille’s Stade Pierre-Mauroy on the eve of their Euro 2016 showdown.

From The42 Ireland poised to shuffle the pack for all-or-nothing Italy game as Walters doesn't recover in time Big Loss

Ireland poised to shuffle the pack for all-or-nothing Italy game as Walters doesn't recover in time

The Ireland boss says his team will need to be more “energetic” tomorrow night.

From The42 We've picked the Ireland team that should line out against Italy Ch-Ch-Changes

We've picked the Ireland team that should line out against Italy

Martin O’Neill needs to freshen things up in tomorrow’s final Euro 2016 group match.

Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 'It's not a pointless game' - Italy may have qualified for last 16 but won't be going easy on Ireland Azzurri

'It's not a pointless game' - Italy may have qualified for last 16 but won't be going easy on Ireland

Midfielder Daniele De Rossi says they are out for maximum points when they take on the Boys in Green on Wednesday.

Ireland players need to be more streetwise like Italy and make clever fouls, says Keane

‘You do whatever you can to get the right result and if that’s fouling, then you foul’.

From The42 'If we’re at our best and a bit of luck and a few decisions go our way, we’re capable of beating Italy' Upbeat

'If we’re at our best and a bit of luck and a few decisions go our way, we’re capable of beating Italy'

Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane is hopeful they can claim what would be one of the shock results of Euro 2016 on Wednesday.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 This is what the Italy team to play Ireland could look like as Conte promises to rest players Second String

This is what the Italy team to play Ireland could look like as Conte promises to rest players

The Azzurri boss says he intends to ring in the changes for Wednesday’s final Euro 2016 group game in Lille.

From The42 French newspaper L'Equipe didn't hold back with their player ratings for Ireland v Belgium Harsh Truths

French newspaper L'Equipe didn't hold back with their player ratings for Ireland v Belgium

One Irish starter as given 2/10, while Belgium’s worst performer got a three.

From The42 'It's not the end of the world. Keep your head up. We still have one more chance' - Randolph All Or Nothing

'It's not the end of the world. Keep your head up. We still have one more chance' - Randolph

Ireland’s number one is staying positive despite the disappointment of their latest result at Euro 2016.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 'The pictures speak for themselves' - Long adamant that ref got peno call wrong Bad Call

'The pictures speak for themselves' - Long adamant that ref got peno call wrong

The Ireland striker believes referee Cuneyt Cakir made the wrong call moments before Belgium’s first goal.

From The42 Lukaku double helps Belgium to victory over Ireland at Euro 2016 Second Best

Lukaku double helps Belgium to victory over Ireland at Euro 2016

The Boys in Green were on the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline in Bordeaux.

From The42 Ward replaces Walters in the Ireland team to face Belgium at Euro 2016 Starting XI

Ward replaces Walters in the Ireland team to face Belgium at Euro 2016

Martin O’Neill has made just one change for this afternoon’s Group E game.

From The42 Letter from Bordeaux: Irish fans drink Connemara dry and Wilmots is the gaffer Euro 2016

Letter from Bordeaux: Irish fans drink Connemara dry and Wilmots is the gaffer

The second city to host the Boys in Green has been coming to terms with their arrival over the past few days.

Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 We pick the Ireland line-up that needs to start against Belgium tomorrow Selection Dilemmas

We pick the Ireland line-up that needs to start against Belgium tomorrow

The Boys in Green go into their second Euro 2016 fixture at the Stade de Bordeaux on Saturday.

From The42 Belgium boss Wilmots forced to dismiss talk of leaks and in-fighting on the eve of Ireland clash Disharmony

Belgium boss Wilmots forced to dismiss talk of leaks and in-fighting on the eve of Ireland clash

‘I’m the man in charge — I make the decisions,’ insists the manager of Ireland’s latest Euro 2016 Group E opponents.

From The42 With Walters missing, who will come into the Ireland team to face Belgium? Big Call

With Walters missing, who will come into the Ireland team to face Belgium?

Martin O’Neill must weigh up which of his players would be best-suited to replacing the injured forward.

Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The42 Roy Keane put Ireland goalkeeping coach Seamus McDonagh on his arse during training today Falling Down This post contains videos
From The42 'I kept going over it in my head' - Ciaran Clark had a sleepless night after his Euro 2016 own goal Bouncing Back

'I kept going over it in my head' - Ciaran Clark had a sleepless night after his Euro 2016 own goal

The central defender was unlucky enough to head a Zlatan Ibrahimovic cross into his own next on Monday evening.

From The42 'Are you trying to suggest Ireland are favourites? I think you've been drinking' Underdogs

'Are you trying to suggest Ireland are favourites? I think you've been drinking'

Roy Keane has been enjoying the physicality on show at Euro 2016 so far.

From The42 Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard Let's Get Physical

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard

Ireland’s number two was speaking about the Chelsea attacker in the run-up to Saturday’s Euro 2016 game.

From The42 Despite an abundance of talent, Belgium's golden generation have problems ahead of Ireland showdown Big Things Expected

Despite an abundance of talent, Belgium's golden generation have problems ahead of Ireland showdown

It hasn’t been all rosy for Ireland’s next Euro 2016 Group E opponents and manager Marc Wilmots has come under more pressure after the loss to Italy.

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Euro 2016 stars go back to their roots and don the jerseys of their old League of Ireland clubs LOI On Tour

Ireland's Euro 2016 stars go back to their roots and don the jerseys of their old League of Ireland clubs

The octet have been pictured in the shirts in France this evening.

From The42 'He still uses my toothpaste' - The rise of Brady and Hendrick from schoolboy team-mates to Euro 2016 We Go Way Back

'He still uses my toothpaste' - The rise of Brady and Hendrick from schoolboy team-mates to Euro 2016

Friends since they were six years of age at St Kevin’s Boys, the pair are now starring at a European championships with Ireland.

From The42 'Individually, Belgium are as talented as any side' - O'Neill prepares for life without Walters Ready Replacements

'Individually, Belgium are as talented as any side' - O'Neill prepares for life without Walters

Ireland are set to be without their talisman for Saturday’s Euro 2016 fixture in Bordeaux.