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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Euros

Last year
2022
# Explainer
How Ireland could still qualify for the Euros even if they finish bottom of their group
Stephen Kenny’s side were handed a tough draw, with Netherlands and France the favourites to progress.
# looking ahead
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
The Women’s Euros final and Kerry v Meath are among the highlights.
# Opinion
Ranking the 8 teams most likely to win the Euros
Spain, England and Netherlands are among the favourites.
# Explainer
Here's everything you need to know about Euro 2022
The tournament begins at Old Trafford on Wednesday as hosts England face Austria.
# On the box
All 31 Euro 2022 games to be shown live on RTÉ
Vera Pauw, Louise Quinn and Lisa Fallon will be among those on punditry duty.
# looking ahead
U21s unlikely to recall Irish senior players for future big games
Jim Crawford has suggested he will stick with the players in the current squad.
All time
# uncompromising
'A two-month contract?' Kenny dismisses talk of minor Nations League extension
The Irish boss is optimistic he will be in charge for the forthcoming Euros campaign.
# Review
England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences
The results of an independent review into the violence-marred showdown at Wembley have been published.
# Reaction
'They’ve a lot of players in Serie A' - Italy and their €18 million starlet light up Tallaght
Nicolò Rovella was among the standout players as Ireland went down 2-0.
# Euros
Two arrested on suspicion of helping ticketless fans storm Euros final
The pair are suspected of stealing ‘items’ to enable those without tickets to get into Wembley last Sunday night.
# Probe
Uefa opens disciplinary investigation into chaotic Euro final scenes at Wembley
Individuals without tickets breached security at the stadium for the decider between England and Italy.
# response
'I felt as if I’d let everyone down' - Rashford apologises for penalty miss in moving Twitter post
The Manchester United forward was one of three players who failed to score their penalty in the final of the Euros.
# Euro 2020
Quiz: How much do you know about coming home?
Is it really coming home?
# Euros
Over 1m people watched RTÉ's coverage of Denmark vs England semi-final
RTÉ said an average of 888,800 viewers watched it on RTÉ2, while others watched on the RTÉ Player.
# Contenders
Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Euros
Belgium, Italy, Spain and others who could prevail.
# Cymru
Robert Page confident Wales can continue defying the odds against Denmark
The Dragons have clocked up the air miles with trips to Baku, Rome and now Amsterdam.
# Dutch Gold
Wijnaldum on the double as Netherlands top Group C with maximum points
They beat North Macedonia 3-0 to round off a perfect run in the group stages.
# Euro 2020
England's Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell self-isolating after Gilmour's positive Covid test
The Football Association have released a statement.
# Gearing Up
Jack Grealish trains away from main group as England prepare for Scotland clash
It’s understood that the 25-year-old trained on his own to build full fitness after a shin injury.
# Euros
'I'm proud of Ireland's footballers': Taoiseach lends support to players who took the knee
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban this week defended fans who booed Republic of Ireland players.
# Worry
France's win over Bulgaria marred by Karim Benzema injury
The Real Madrid striker was taken off in the 39th minute.
# Contenders
Ranking the 10 teams most likely to win the Euros
England, France and Portugal are among the most fancied sides.
# looking ahead
Gareth Bale 'knows' where future lies but decision will 'cause chaos'
The Wales attacker is due to return to Madrid next term.
# Selection
Uncapped trio, including Chelsea midfielder, named in Scotland Euros squad
Billy Gilmour, Nathan Patterson and David Turnbull have been selected in 26-man provisional squad.
# heir apparent
Henrik Larsson's son included in Sweden's Euros squad
The Spartak Moscow forward has made only five international appearances.
# feat
'We had amateur players who were going to work in Lidl, in hospitals as nurses' - Shiels
The Northern Ireland boss hailed ‘the greatest sporting achievement that I can think of’.
# Winning
Northern Ireland beat Republic's conquerors to close in on Euros qualification
Kenny Shiels’ side won 2-1 away to Ukraine in Friday night’s play-off first leg.
# Stand By Your Man
Under-fire Loew to remain Germany coach at Euros despite shock World Cup qualifier defeat
Germany have struggled for consistent form since finishing bottom of their group at the 2018 World Cup.
# Disappointment
England U21s suffer nightmare start at Euros
Switzerland striker Dan Ndoye’s late winner condemned the Young Lions to Group D defeat in Koper.
# France
Two Russian men jailed over Euro 2016 attack that left England fan disabled
They had been held in prison in France since March 2018.
# Talking Points
Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more
Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.
# Opinion
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia
It was a heartbreaking night as the Irish side were beaten on penalties.
# Crunch time
Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life
In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.
# AIM
'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'
Matt Doherty admits fans have yet to see the best of him in an Ireland jersey.
# alternative opinion
The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'
Miroslav Antol, a journalist with Daily Sport, gives the lowdown on Ireland’s upcoming opponents.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v Germany, European Championship qualifier
Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament continues despite defeat in Essen.
# Wrap
Tottenham star inspires Koeman-less Dutch, bad night for Ireland's Euro play-off opponents
Steven Bergwijn was on target for Holland, while Slovakia were beaten 3-1 by Czech Republic.
# problems
The Irish international and personal trainer adapting to unusual times
Áine O’Gorman on the importance of maintaining good physical and mental health amid the coronavirus crisis.
# Bad Break
Massive blow for Wales as Joe Allen is ruled out of Euros
Stylish playmaker ruptured his Achilles today and won’t play in this summer’s finals.
# promise
The Irish teen aiming to be the next Wes Hoolahan
Brandon Kavanagh is currently part of the Boys in Green’s squad for the U19 Euros.