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# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 26 November, 2021

Ireland awaiting further guidance but likely to make call tomorrow whether or not they leave Zimbabwe
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Ireland awaiting further guidance but likely to make call tomorrow whether or not they leave Zimbabwe

Nov 26th 2021, 10:30 PM 3,744 Views 0 Comments

The ICC is expected to provide an update on the remainder of its qualification tournament in the southern African nation tomorrow morning.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 19 November, 2021

Carusa and Littlejohn return while Jarrett misses out for Ireland's double-header
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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 2,365 Views 0 Comments

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

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 18 November, 2021

5 winners and losers of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign
# Report Card
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# Report Card

5 winners and losers of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 8:02 PM 33,112 Views 16 Comments

We look back at who impressed and who fell away over the last year.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France
# Heat Is On
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# Heat Is On

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France

Nov 13th 2021, 5:12 PM 4,368 Views 0 Comments

Finland are now just one point behind the world champions in Group D.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Wales guaranteed World Cup qualifying play-off spot after Spain win
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Wales guaranteed World Cup qualifying play-off spot after Spain win

Nov 11th 2021, 11:05 PM 8,818 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, already-qualified Germany thrashed 10-man Liechtenstein 9-0 in Wolfsburg.

Luxembourg win in Azerbaijan to edge race for third in Ireland's group
# Elsewhere
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# Elsewhere

Luxembourg win in Azerbaijan to edge race for third in Ireland's group

Nov 11th 2021, 8:25 PM 5,997 Views 0 Comments

The result means Stephen Kenny’s side need at least a draw against Portugal tonight to avoid finishing behind Luxembourg.

Ireland have nothing to lose as Ronaldo and Portugal arrive for a great Aviva occasion
# Preview
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# Preview

Ireland have nothing to lose as Ronaldo and Portugal arrive for a great Aviva occasion

Nov 11th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,897 Views 12 Comments

Tonight, there will be a capacity crowd at an Irish game in Dublin for the first time in two years.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Jason Knight aiming to make mark against Portugal after injury inflicted by his own manager
# With Friends Like These
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# With Friends Like These

Jason Knight aiming to make mark against Portugal after injury inflicted by his own manager

Nov 9th 2021, 6:15 AM 3,494 Views 0 Comments

Knight is hoping to play against Portugal on Thursday night, having missed the game in Faro through an injury caused by Wayne Rooney.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Zaha considering international future after asking to miss Ivory Coast qualifiers
# Reflection
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# Reflection

Zaha considering international future after asking to miss Ivory Coast qualifiers

Nov 4th 2021, 3:45 PM 8,623 Views 2 Comments

Ivory Coast boss Patrice Beaumelle says the 28-year-old was unwilling to travel for their qualifiers.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Callum Robinson stars in Baku to secure Kenny a first competitive win
# Jab Done
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# Jab Done

Callum Robinson stars in Baku to secure Kenny a first competitive win

Oct 9th 2021, 7:06 PM 43,689 Views 75 Comments

Robinson scored twice in a 3-0 win against Azerbaijan.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 7 October, 2021

'We were looking around and it turns out we were the culprits - we didn’t realise we were doing anything wrong'
# Jamie McGrath
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# Jamie McGrath

'We were looking around and it turns out we were the culprits - we didn’t realise we were doing anything wrong'

Oct 7th 2021, 3:05 PM 33,825 Views 1 Comment

Jamie McGrath recalls a misadventure with Dundalk in Baku, as he returns to the city with Ireland this weekend.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 4 October, 2021

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future
# Unflappable
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# Unflappable

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future

Oct 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,520 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s teenage goalkeeper says all focus is on Saturday’s qualifier with Azerbaijan.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Lucy Mulhall handed Ireland debut for opening World Cup qualifier
# Girls In Green
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# Girls In Green

Lucy Mulhall handed Ireland debut for opening World Cup qualifier

Sep 12th 2021, 12:55 PM 4,165 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland sevens captain will start in tomorrow evening’s game against Spain in Parma.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 6 September, 2021

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game
# Bullish
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# Bullish

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game

Sep 6th 2021, 1:20 PM 20,405 Views 60 Comments

The Irish manager was in bullish mood as the pressure intensifies.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win

Sep 5th 2021, 10:46 PM 9,532 Views 1 Comment

Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.

England mark Wembley return from Euro final with 4-0 win over Andorra
# Back Of The Net
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# Back Of The Net

England mark Wembley return from Euro final with 4-0 win over Andorra

Sep 5th 2021, 7:24 PM 4,677 Views 2 Comments

The result ensures England preserved their perfect World Cup qualifying record.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie
# Preview
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# Preview

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie

Sep 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,029 Views 20 Comments

A first competitive win is in sight at Lansdowne Road tonight, but the manager is stressing the need for intensity.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 3 September, 2021

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd
# At Last
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# At Last

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:10 PM 3,466 Views 0 Comments

Almost half of the squad for tomorrow’s clash with Azerbaijan have never played front of fans at Lansdowne Road.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins
# Off The Mark
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# Off The Mark

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:03 PM 2,412 Views 2 Comments

Timo Werner and Leroy Sane grabbed the winning goals in this World Cup qualifier.

Northern Ireland breathe life into World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-1 win
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

Northern Ireland breathe life into World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-1 win

Sep 2nd 2021, 10:29 PM 6,740 Views 7 Comments

Shayne Lavery and Daniel Ballard scored their first international goals in a victory over Lithuania.

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:43 PM 2,159 Views 0 Comments

The PSG striker suffered a calf issue in their draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage
# Preview
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# Preview

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 4,203 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face a daunting World Cup qualifier task against Portugal in Faro tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 27 August, 2021

Hulk a surprise inclusion as Brazil call up 9 new players with Euro club boycott looming
# Return Of The Hulk
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# Return Of The Hulk

Hulk a surprise inclusion as Brazil call up 9 new players with Euro club boycott looming

Aug 27th 2021, 9:33 PM 15,686 Views 4 Comments

Manager Tite faces the prospect of losing 15 of his original group of 25 players.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad
# CHOSEN ONES
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# CHOSEN ONES

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad

Aug 26th 2021, 1:17 PM 12,303 Views 14 Comments

Enda Stevens, Callum O’Dowda, Jason Knight and Chiedozie Ogbene have all been ruled out through injury whilst West Bromwich Albion striker Callum Robinson tested positive for COVID-19 this week, and is currently in isolation.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown
# DESTINY DATE
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# DESTINY DATE

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown

Aug 21st 2021, 11:00 PM 7,096 Views 1 Comment

As Stephen Kenny prepares to name his squad on Thursday for next month’s World Cup qualifiers, the Republic of Ireland manager praises history-chaser Ronaldo for setting an example to all internationals.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 29 March, 2021

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management
# Lux Back
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# Lux Back

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management

Mar 29th 2021, 7:05 AM 18,137 Views 11 Comments

Kenny stuck with a system that didn’t work in what proved to be arguably the worst home defeat in Irish football history.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Dundalk player scores for Faroes in World Cup qualifier against Austria
# Sonni Boy
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# Sonni Boy

Dundalk player scores for Faroes in World Cup qualifier against Austria

Mar 28th 2021, 9:41 PM 6,260 Views 1 Comment

Sonni Nattestad gave the Faroe Islands a first-half lead against Austria.

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation

Mar 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,646 Views 83 Comments

The manager also said he took responsibility for a 1-0 home defeat that his captain has called ‘embarrassing.’

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track
# Preview
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# Preview

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,508 Views 51 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup hopes rely on earning a first win under their new manager in Dublin tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 25 March, 2021

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return

Mar 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 5,327 Views 2 Comments

A 3-0 win for Germany over Iceland tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Alan Browne admits he would 'rather not score and get a result' on bittersweet night
# Golden Browne
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# Golden Browne

Alan Browne admits he would 'rather not score and get a result' on bittersweet night

Mar 24th 2021, 11:55 PM 3,582 Views 3 Comments

Alan Browne reflects on a night which began with his ending Ireland’s long goal drought, but ended in defeat.

Committed Ireland start World Cup campaign with defeat in Serbia
# Brave But Beaten
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# Brave But Beaten

Committed Ireland start World Cup campaign with defeat in Serbia

Mar 24th 2021, 9:50 PM 36,596 Views 99 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side fell to a 3-2 loss in Belgrade.

Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier
# Selection
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# Selection

Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier

Mar 24th 2021, 2:59 PM 10,790 Views 16 Comments

Stephen Kenny has named his 23-man squad for tonight’s game.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I can’t explain how much I have missed it' - Coleman desperate to end lengthy Irish absence
# Back In The Picture
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# Back In The Picture

'I can’t explain how much I have missed it' - Coleman desperate to end lengthy Irish absence

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:12 PM 3,027 Views 6 Comments

The captain hasn’t played for his country since October 2019, but wants that to end in Serbia tomorrow night.

Aaron Connolly and James McClean 'undercooked' but available in Serbia
# Team News
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# Team News

Aaron Connolly and James McClean 'undercooked' but available in Serbia

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:23 PM 3,837 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Kenny has also confirmed that Mark Travers will start in goal tomorrow night.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Caoimhín Kelleher among four players ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifiers
# Bad Luck Continues
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# Bad Luck Continues

Caoimhín Kelleher among four players ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifiers

Updated Mar 21st 2021, 10:39 PM 34,558 Views 23 Comments

Conor Hourihane and Callum O’Dowda are also out, as the bad news keeps on rolling for Stephen Kenny.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Teenage goalkeeper Bazunu earns first call-up as Kenny names squad for World Cup qualifiers
# Selection
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# Selection

Teenage goalkeeper Bazunu earns first call-up as Kenny names squad for World Cup qualifiers

Mar 18th 2021, 12:57 PM 10,250 Views 14 Comments

Aaron Connolly and James McClean are included in spite of concerns around their fitness.

5 talking points as Stephen Kenny names his squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers
# Scene Setter
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# Scene Setter

5 talking points as Stephen Kenny names his squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Mar 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 11,810 Views 9 Comments

Ireland need to make a fast start to the campaign, which begins against Serbia next week.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Giggs to remain absent from Wales setup for upcoming international window
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Giggs to remain absent from Wales setup for upcoming international window

Mar 10th 2021, 10:58 AM 6,516 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star missed Wales’ November games following his arrest on suspicion of assault.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 6 March, 2021

South American World Cup qualifiers postponed over travel constraints
# On Ice
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# On Ice

South American World Cup qualifiers postponed over travel constraints

Mar 6th 2021, 6:20 PM 2,915 Views 0 Comments

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola both said they would not allow their players travel to the games.

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