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#Play-off

# play-off - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Benfica edge PSV to boost Champions League hopes
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Benfica edge PSV to boost Champions League hopes

Aug 18th 2021, 11:26 PM 4,204 Views 0 Comments

Two-time European champions Benfica are looking to return to club football’s top table.

# play-off - Monday 31 May, 2021

Irish midfielder earns controversial penalty in extra-time as Morecambe promoted to League One
# The Promised Land
From The42
# The Promised Land

Irish midfielder earns controversial penalty in extra-time as Morecambe promoted to League One

May 31st 2021, 6:23 PM 6,706 Views 3 Comments

Substitute John O’Sullivan appeared to be fouled outside the box but the decision to give a spot-kick stood at Wembley.

# play-off - Monday 30 November, 2020

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era

Nov 30th 2020, 7:05 AM 8,201 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland head coach needs to find some answers ahead of the third-place play-off in Dublin.

# play-off - Thursday 8 October, 2020

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off From The42
Live Oct 8th 2020, 8:33 PM

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off

# play-off - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer upbeat about situation ahead of showdown at Leicester
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer upbeat about situation ahead of showdown at Leicester

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:58 AM 5,210 Views 16 Comments

The Manchester United boss says his team have a “fantastic opportunity” to qualify for the Champions League.

# play-off - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June

Mar 17th 2020, 3:12 PM 14,952 Views 14 Comments

It has also been announced that the four Euros matches set for Dublin will now take place in the summer of 2021.

# play-off - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1

Mar 8th 2020, 5:04 PM 6,449 Views 1 Comment

Colm Bonnar’s side suffered a six-point defeat to bring their losing streak to 13 games.

# play-off - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

RTÉ secure rights to Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off clash
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

RTÉ secure rights to Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off clash

Mar 3rd 2020, 12:01 PM 18,595 Views 24 Comments

There had been doubts over whether the game would be shown on free-to-air TV.

# play-off - Thursday 13 February, 2020

James McClean emerges as doubt for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

James McClean emerges as doubt for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off

Feb 13th 2020, 8:44 PM 7,478 Views 22 Comments

The Derry native faces ‘several weeks’ on the sidelines.

# play-off - Friday 22 November, 2019

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:34 AM 7,431 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland manager expects the Euro 2020 play-off semi-final with Slovakia to be a ‘difficult game’.

# play-off - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada
# Away Win
From The42
# Away Win

Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada

Oct 27th 2019, 12:08 AM 7,015 Views 10 Comments

Ireland’s men ran out 5-3 winners in Vancouver on Saturday.

# play-off - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Jun 22nd 2019, 4:45 PM 5,014 Views 2 Comments

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# play-off - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header
# Advantage
From The42
# Advantage

Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header

May 12th 2018, 7:37 PM 8,992 Views 2 Comments

Steve Bruce’s side take a one goal advantage to Villa Park ahead of next week’s second leg.

# play-off - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit

Nov 15th 2017, 12:11 AM 15,344 Views 10 Comments

Tuesday night could spell the end for a number of veteran footballers’ international careers.

# play-off - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Ireland's system horribly exposed and the talking points from tonight's play-off defeat
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Ireland's system horribly exposed and the talking points from tonight's play-off defeat

Nov 14th 2017, 11:39 PM 7,334 Views 19 Comments

Christian Eriksen proved his worth, while Martin O’Neill’s future in the job has come into question.

# play-off - Monday 13 November, 2017

'It puts things into perspective' - O'Neill lends support to his former Celtic player Miller
# Well Wishing
From The42
# Well Wishing

'It puts things into perspective' - O'Neill lends support to his former Celtic player Miller

Nov 13th 2017, 1:29 PM 7,607 Views 3 Comments

The pair worked together at the Glasgow giants, and news has emerged that the 36-year-old is battling cancer.

# play-off - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'He's a world-class player and deserves all the credit he gets' - Arter on Denmark's danger man
# Midfield Battle
From The42
# Midfield Battle

'He's a world-class player and deserves all the credit he gets' - Arter on Denmark's danger man

Nov 8th 2017, 6:41 PM 4,998 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder says Ireland must stop Christian Eriksen, but warned that they can’t concentrate on one player.

# play-off - Friday 20 October, 2017

Ireland's World Cup play-off at home to Denmark is officially sold out
# Sold Out
From The42
# Sold Out

Ireland's World Cup play-off at home to Denmark is officially sold out

Oct 20th 2017, 1:51 PM 7,647 Views 33 Comments

Premium level tickets sold out in less than five minutes on Friday morning.

# play-off - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'We're so near yet so far but if we're still in the tie after the first leg, then bring it on'
# Keano
From The42
# Keano

'We're so near yet so far but if we're still in the tie after the first leg, then bring it on'

Oct 19th 2017, 8:30 AM 9,948 Views 10 Comments

Roy Keane was on ITV’s Champions League programme last night.

# play-off - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ryanair schedule four extra flights to Copenhagen due to 'phenomenal' demand
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Ryanair schedule four extra flights to Copenhagen due to 'phenomenal' demand

Oct 18th 2017, 7:35 PM 7,646 Views 7 Comments

The scramble for tickets for both legs has already started.

# play-off - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'Now let's take our chance' - Ireland boss glad to avoid Italy in World Cup play-off
# Favourable
From The42
# Favourable

'Now let's take our chance' - Ireland boss glad to avoid Italy in World Cup play-off

Oct 17th 2017, 2:24 PM 7,538 Views 1 Comment

Martin O’Neill is also happy that the second leg against Denmark will be at home.

Ireland drawn with Denmark for 2018 World Cup play-off
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Ireland drawn with Denmark for 2018 World Cup play-off

Oct 17th 2017, 1:09 PM 93,315 Views 146 Comments

The draw was held at Fifa headquarters in Zurich this afternoon.

# play-off - Saturday 20 May, 2017

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final From The42
Live May 20th 2017, 2:53 PM

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final

# play-off - Friday 19 May, 2017

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off From The42

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

May 19th 2017, 2:04 PM 4,938 Views 9 Comments

Pat Lam’s side have been boosted by the return of the Ireland internationals.

# play-off - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Connacht plotting to save season by bringing play-off final to Galway
# Dreaming Of Home
From The42
# Dreaming Of Home

Connacht plotting to save season by bringing play-off final to Galway

May 18th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,309 Views 2 Comments

The western province need to beat Northampton away this weekend to do so.

# play-off - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Ultan Dillane back in Connacht training and may yet feature on Ireland tour
# Timely Return
From The42
# Timely Return

Ultan Dillane back in Connacht training and may yet feature on Ireland tour

May 16th 2017, 3:31 PM 6,617 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old lock has been sidelined for the past 10 weeks with a shoulder injury.

# play-off - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki will definitely miss Champions Cup play-off semi-final
# As You Were
From The42
# As You Were

Blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki will definitely miss Champions Cup play-off semi-final

May 10th 2017, 6:44 PM 5,769 Views 23 Comments

The powerful midfielder’s appeal fails to reduce his punishment.

# play-off - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Clare kick on to Munster MFC semi-final following gutsy win over Tipperary
# Raise The Banner
From The42
# Raise The Banner

Clare kick on to Munster MFC semi-final following gutsy win over Tipperary

Apr 26th 2017, 9:01 PM 6,728 Views 0 Comments

Limerick stand between the Banner and a Munster final spot.

# play-off - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Watch hurling star Lee Chin score a cracking volley for Wexford Youths
# Multi-talented
From The42
# Multi-talented

Watch hurling star Lee Chin score a cracking volley for Wexford Youths

Nov 1st 2016, 9:05 AM 14,422 Views 7 Comments

He’s a bit of an all-rounder.

# play-off - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From winning trophies at Wembley and Old Trafford to League of Ireland coaching at 31
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

From winning trophies at Wembley and Old Trafford to League of Ireland coaching at 31

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 26,352 Views 3 Comments

Darren Murphy has helped Stephen Henderson to bring Cobh Ramblers to the brink of the Premier Division.

# play-off - Monday 16 May, 2016

Westwood stars as Wednesday advance to Championship play-off final
# He's A Keeper
From The42
# He's A Keeper

Westwood stars as Wednesday advance to Championship play-off final

May 16th 2016, 9:13 PM 13,827 Views 17 Comments

The Irish goalkeeper made a number of vital saves to help Carlos Carvalhal’s side advance.

# play-off - Thursday 28 April, 2016

O'Donnell predicts bright future if Munster can attack huge Edinburgh tie
# Battle In Muzzer
From The42
# Battle In Muzzer

O'Donnell predicts bright future if Munster can attack huge Edinburgh tie

Apr 28th 2016, 6:15 AM 4,082 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international feels tomorrow’s Pro12 meeting is like a European Cup fixture.

# play-off - Monday 18 April, 2016

'I've got massive respect for Munster' - Edinburgh target crucial Cork clash
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

'I've got massive respect for Munster' - Edinburgh target crucial Cork clash

Apr 18th 2016, 6:27 PM 6,253 Views 11 Comments

Former Ulster coach Alan Solomons brings his side to Musgrave Park in a fortnight.

# play-off - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

'Obviously I want to stay on for the Euros' - Keane to meet O'Neill and discuss Ireland future
# Dynamic Duo
From The42
# Dynamic Duo

'Obviously I want to stay on for the Euros' - Keane to meet O'Neill and discuss Ireland future

Nov 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 10,489 Views 3 Comments

The Corkman is loving his time with the international set-up but still plans to return to club football in the future.

'It’s the nights that you live for' - O'Neill thrilled for 'fantastic bunch of players' and 'exceptional' Walters
# Spirited
From The42
# Spirited

'It’s the nights that you live for' - O'Neill thrilled for 'fantastic bunch of players' and 'exceptional' Walters

Nov 17th 2015, 12:12 AM 5,542 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s manager also singled out right-hand man Roy Keane for his contribution throughout the campaign.

# play-off - Monday 16 November, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v Bosnia, Euro 2016 play-off From The42
Live Nov 16th 2015, 11:03 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Bosnia, Euro 2016 play-off

# play-off - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Coleman and Clark staying positive despite the disappointment of conceding a late goal
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Coleman and Clark staying positive despite the disappointment of conceding a late goal

Nov 14th 2015, 10:32 AM 5,151 Views 7 Comments

The defensive duo are focused on getting themselves ready for Monday’s second leg against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

# play-off - Friday 13 November, 2015

Murphy and Ward get the nod as O'Neill picks his starting XI for Euro 2016 play-off
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Murphy and Ward get the nod as O'Neill picks his starting XI for Euro 2016 play-off

Nov 13th 2015, 6:34 PM 14,081 Views 30 Comments

Bosnia-Herzegovina are Ireland’s opponents tonight.

# play-off - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland
# Full Strength
From The42
# Full Strength

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland

Nov 3rd 2015, 11:38 AM 6,221 Views 8 Comments

Manager Mehmed Bazdarevic has announced a 28-man squad for the two-legged tie against the Boys in Green.

# play-off - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Martin O'Neill on Ireland's 'slight advantage' against Bosnia
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Martin O'Neill on Ireland's 'slight advantage' against Bosnia

Oct 18th 2015, 12:40 PM 6,748 Views 11 Comments

Crystal Palace’s Irish defender Damien Delaney has also given his thoughts ahead of the game.

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