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#Slovakia

# slovakia - Monday 29 November, 2021

'Pressure is a privilege' for Ireland's US-born striker and Danish club's captain
# Opportunity
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# Opportunity

'Pressure is a privilege' for Ireland's US-born striker and Danish club's captain

Mon 7:00 AM 5,697 Views 1 Comment

The door could be opened for Kyra Carusa against Georgia, with Heather Payne back in the US due to college commitments.

# slovakia - Saturday 27 November, 2021

'Why are you all wearing the same clothes?...' 'Eh, we're the Irish team.'
# Coygig
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# Coygig

'Why are you all wearing the same clothes?...' 'Eh, we're the Irish team.'

Sat 8:30 AM 6,101 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn won her 90th cap against Slovakia, and talked the past, present and future afterwards.

# slovakia - Thursday 25 November, 2021

'We are disappointed, we came for more. Georgia is a must win – simple'
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'We are disappointed, we came for more. Georgia is a must win – simple'

Nov 25th 2021, 11:33 PM 4,176 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s thoughts after Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Slovakia.

Ireland held by Slovakia as World Cup qualifying dream takes hit
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

Ireland held by Slovakia as World Cup qualifying dream takes hit

Nov 25th 2021, 9:12 PM 21,538 Views 11 Comments

Katie McCabe scored the equaliser at Tallaght Stadium, as Vera Pauw’s side came from behind.

# slovakia - Friday 19 November, 2021

Carusa and Littlejohn return while Jarrett misses out for Ireland's double-header
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Carusa and Littlejohn return while Jarrett misses out for Ireland's double-header

Nov 19th 2021, 11:32 AM 2,360 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side host Slovakia and Georgia at Tallaght Stadium this month.

# slovakia - Friday 18 June, 2021

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16
# Swede Result
From The42
# Swede Result

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16

Jun 18th 2021, 3:58 PM 2,864 Views 0 Comments

Emil Forsberg’s penalty settled a drab game in St Petersburg.

# slovakia - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Play-off heartbreak for Northern Ireland as Slovakia snatch extra-time victory
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Play-off heartbreak for Northern Ireland as Slovakia snatch extra-time victory

Nov 12th 2020, 10:36 PM 8,237 Views 30 Comments

Slovakia will go into Group E at the European Championships with Poland, Spain and Sweden.

# slovakia - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Northern Ireland boss thanks Kenny for his help in preparing for Euro play-off
# Hands Across The Border
From The42
# Hands Across The Border

Northern Ireland boss thanks Kenny for his help in preparing for Euro play-off

Nov 5th 2020, 10:46 PM 8,261 Views 1 Comment

Ian Baraclough’s side face Slovakia next week.

# slovakia - Monday 2 November, 2020

Two-thirds of entire Slovakian population tested for Covid-19
# Mass Testing
# Mass Testing

Two-thirds of entire Slovakian population tested for Covid-19

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:42 PM 31,674 Views 12 Comments

A total of 61,829 people have been infected by the virus.

# slovakia - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Slovakia name new boss for Euro play-off final after sacking Hapal eight days post-Ireland win
# Switch Over
From The42
# Switch Over

Slovakia name new boss for Euro play-off final after sacking Hapal eight days post-Ireland win

Oct 20th 2020, 9:17 PM 4,770 Views 0 Comments

Štefan Tarkovič is in the hot seat for next month’s showdown Northern Ireland.

# slovakia - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Slovakia collapse gives Ireland World Cup seeding boost
# Silver Lining
From The42
# Silver Lining

Slovakia collapse gives Ireland World Cup seeding boost

Oct 15th 2020, 3:00 PM 62,645 Views 26 Comments

Although the rankings will be determined after next month’s games, Ireland have snuck into pot two.

# slovakia - Friday 9 October, 2020

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players

Oct 9th 2020, 12:28 AM 9,572 Views 10 Comments

The Irish boss heralded his players for showing ‘tremendous qualities as Irishmen.’

# slovakia - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Ireland's Euros dream over in shoot-out defeat to Slovakia
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Ireland's Euros dream over in shoot-out defeat to Slovakia

Oct 8th 2020, 10:39 PM 52,691 Views 126 Comments

Matt Doherty and Alan Browne missed their penalties at the end of a goalless draw in Bratislava.

James McClean starts as Kenny names his team to face Slovakia
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

James McClean starts as Kenny names his team to face Slovakia

Oct 8th 2020, 6:35 PM 13,305 Views 21 Comments

Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah are late withdrawals.

Byrne included in Ireland's matchday squad, Long and Cullen left out
# 23-man
From The42
# 23-man

Byrne included in Ireland's matchday squad, Long and Cullen left out

Oct 8th 2020, 12:57 PM 13,833 Views 23 Comments

Tonight sees the Boys in Green face Slovakia in a one-legged Euro 2020 play-off.

# slovakia - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'
# Ready
From The42
# Ready

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'

Oct 7th 2020, 11:04 PM 6,321 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kenny leads Ireland into tomorrow night’s European Championship play-off in Slovakia.

Lobotka and Skriniar join Slovakia's list of absentees for Ireland play-off
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Lobotka and Skriniar join Slovakia's list of absentees for Ireland play-off

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 8:10 PM 11,824 Views 7 Comments

The Serie A pair have been ruled out of tomorrow night’s vital game in Bratislava.

# slovakia - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'He’s the best I’ve worked with in terms of attention to detail and man-management'
# Impression
From The42
# Impression

'He’s the best I’ve worked with in terms of attention to detail and man-management'

Oct 6th 2020, 5:37 PM 10,376 Views 2 Comments

Republic of Ireland winger Callum O’Dowda looks ahead to Thursday’s crucial clash with Slovakia.

4 questions for Stephen Kenny ahead of long-awaited Slovakia play-off
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

4 questions for Stephen Kenny ahead of long-awaited Slovakia play-off

Oct 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,675 Views 2 Comments

What should Kenny do with his selection and approach? And will Ireland’s poor away record be a problem?

# slovakia - Monday 5 October, 2020

Kenny says qualification for Euros would be an 'extraordinary achievement'
# Build Up
From The42
# Build Up

Kenny says qualification for Euros would be an 'extraordinary achievement'

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,647 Views 14 Comments

The Irish boss nonetheless says his side won’t be cautious in Thursday’s playoff against Slovakia.

# slovakia - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Skrtel and Dubravka absent from Slovakia squad to take on Ireland
# In The Blue Corner
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# In The Blue Corner

Skrtel and Dubravka absent from Slovakia squad to take on Ireland

Sep 29th 2020, 2:08 PM 7,014 Views 6 Comments

The European Championship play-off semi-final is due to be played in Bratislava on 8 October.

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Sep 29th 2020, 1:02 PM 29,840 Views 27 Comments

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

# slovakia - Monday 6 April, 2020

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective
# Debate
# Debate

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 PM 36,245 Views 56 Comments

Some European countries have ordered people to wear masks outside.

# slovakia - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia facing further delay
# Planning Issues
From The42
# Planning Issues

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia facing further delay

Mar 31st 2020, 12:43 PM 14,709 Views 28 Comments

If the game is not played before the end of July, it may lead to complications with the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan.

# slovakia - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Injury setback leaves Stevens doubtful for Ireland's play-off against Slovakia
# Update
From The42
# Update

Injury setback leaves Stevens doubtful for Ireland's play-off against Slovakia

Mar 12th 2020, 12:13 PM 1,724 Views 5 Comments

The Sheffield United left-back has suffered a recurrence of a calf injury, according to his club’s manager.

# slovakia - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Slovakia dealt major injury blow as Dubravka is ruled out of Ireland play-off
# Loss
From The42
# Loss

Slovakia dealt major injury blow as Dubravka is ruled out of Ireland play-off

Mar 11th 2020, 11:28 AM 4,803 Views 7 Comments

A knee injury has rendered the Newcastle United goalkeeper unavailable for the game on 26 March.

# slovakia - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland fans' group urges members to follow official advice regarding travel to Slovakia
# YBIG
From The42
# YBIG

Ireland fans' group urges members to follow official advice regarding travel to Slovakia

Mar 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 3,809 Views 1 Comment

You Boys in Green says only official recommendations should be adhered to after the Slovak FA announced that the fixture in Bratislava would be played behind closed doors.

# slovakia - Monday 9 March, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off still scheduled to go ahead amid coronavirus concerns
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off still scheduled to go ahead amid coronavirus concerns

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 7:25 PM 29,692 Views 32 Comments

Doubts over the game continue to grow, however, as the Slovak government have announced a 14-day ban on all sporting events.

McCarthy talks up Byrne's prospects of featuring in Slovakia play-off
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

McCarthy talks up Byrne's prospects of featuring in Slovakia play-off

Mar 9th 2020, 2:16 PM 5,137 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland manager also expects to have both James McClean and Enda Stevens available.

# slovakia - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

McCarthy plays down injury fears around Enda Stevens ahead of Slovakia play-off
# Scouting Report
From The42
# Scouting Report

McCarthy plays down injury fears around Enda Stevens ahead of Slovakia play-off

Feb 25th 2020, 5:53 PM 4,318 Views 0 Comments

The Irish boss also praised James McCarthy and Shane Long, as the veteran duo seek to force their way back into international contention.

# slovakia - Thursday 21 November, 2019

No late moving of goalposts as Uefa confirm Slovakia as Ireland's play-off opponents
# Away Day
From The42
# Away Day

No late moving of goalposts as Uefa confirm Slovakia as Ireland's play-off opponents

Nov 21st 2019, 11:14 AM 32,807 Views 44 Comments

It was thought that the governing body might change their own rules to make it easier for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2020 as co-hosts, but that hasn’t happened.

# slovakia - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification

Nov 19th 2019, 9:52 PM 37,014 Views 36 Comments

Aaron Ramsey’s double led Giggs’ men past Hungary tonight and determined Ireland’s opponents next March.

# slovakia - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge

Aug 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,380 Views 1 Comment

Vinny Perth’s men face Slovan Bratislava in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie.

# slovakia - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Slovakia elects its first female president
# Zuzana Caputova
# Zuzana Caputova

Slovakia elects its first female president

Mar 31st 2019, 7:34 AM 24,506 Views 15 Comments

Environmental lawyer Caputova got 58.40% of the ballot.

# slovakia - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Ryan Giggs steers Wales to winning start in Euro 2020 qualifiers
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Ryan Giggs steers Wales to winning start in Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mar 24th 2019, 5:26 PM 7,444 Views 1 Comment

Daniel James scored after five minutes to give the Welsh a home victory over Slovakia this afternoon.

# slovakia - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
From The42
# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,964 Views 17 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# slovakia - Thursday 6 September, 2018

DBU reaches agreement with Denmark players to face Wales
# Agreement Reached
From The42
# Agreement Reached

DBU reaches agreement with Denmark players to face Wales

Sep 6th 2018, 8:37 PM 4,513 Views 3 Comments

A row over sponsorship and commercial rights has been temporarily resolved.

Stand-in manager blown away by Denmark's amateur 'heroes' in Slovakia defeat
# Great Danes
From The42
# Great Danes

Stand-in manager blown away by Denmark's amateur 'heroes' in Slovakia defeat

Sep 6th 2018, 10:20 AM 7,185 Views 2 Comments

A Denmark team made up of lower-league and futsal players held their own for large spells against Slovakia.

# slovakia - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Denmark's team of amateurs and futsal players battle gamely but are beaten by Slovakia
# Second String
From The42
# Second String

Denmark's team of amateurs and futsal players battle gamely but are beaten by Slovakia

Sep 5th 2018, 10:34 PM 14,996 Views 8 Comments

They replaced protesting big names for the international friendly.

# slovakia - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Ex-Arsenal midfielder named temporary Denmark boss as futsal players set to line out
# Player Dispute
From The42
# Player Dispute

Ex-Arsenal midfielder named temporary Denmark boss as futsal players set to line out

Sep 4th 2018, 5:53 PM 11,010 Views 10 Comments

John Jensen has been put in charge of the crisis-hit nation ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Slovakia.

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