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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Group B

This week
26th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# brace
Man City's Ake on the double as Netherlands overcome 10-man Gibraltar
Gibraltar and Netherlands are also in Ireland’s group for the Euro 2024 qualifiers.
All time
# Roja roll
Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker
Jennifer Hermosa struck twice from the spot to deliver the win for Spain.
# Cricket
Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan
Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.
# Group B
Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener
Alyssa Healy made history as the tournament favourites earned a nine-wicket victory in Guyana.
# fumble
An absolute howler from Joe Hart gifted Wales the lead against England
The Manchester City goalkeeper is under the spotlight again though his blushes were saved by Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge.
# danger man
Howler of a header lets Bale in to give Wales a monumental win over Belgium
Group B just got interesting.
# believer
Get through the group stage and Liverpool could win the Champions League -- Rodgers
‘We have seen that the best team doesn’t always win the competition’ says the Liverpool boss hoping his side can fit that bill.
# Clockwork Oranje
Robben inspires victory against Chile as Dutch claim top spot
Goals from Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay were enough for Louis van Gaal’s side to pick up a third consecutive win.
As they happened: Netherlands v Chile, Australia v Spain, Group B
The Dutch and Chile are battling it out for top spot as they bid to avoid Brazil in the second round.
Spain v Chile, World Cup Group B
La Roja desperately need a win and face a Chile side who will be full of confidence.
# champs to chumps
'Red shame': How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday's devastating loss to Holland
Some of the sporting publications found some reason to hope on their front page, but most bemoaned the disaster on Friday the thirteenth.
# Group B
Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain
Vincent Del Bosque meanwhile, is also sticking by his tiki-taka guns.
# Simulation
Video: Juventus player kicks ground, claims for penalty
Arturo Vidal made a shameful attempt to win a penalty against Real Madrid last night.
O'Byrne Cup: Wins for Dublin, Longford and Carlow
After last night’s action Dublin look on course for top spot in Group B but there is still plenty to play for in Group A.
# Game on
Champions League Group B preview: Arsenal await in-form Greeks
Arsene Wenger’s men will be looking to build on their solid start to the season.
# Group B
Champions League preview: Giroud returns to Montpellier in search of form
The Gunners’ new striker may not even make the team on his return to his old stomping ground.
# Group B
Preview: High-scoring Germans out to down Danes
The Danes can advance from Group B if they achieve a better result versus the Germans this evening than the Portuguese can manage against the Dutch. Got that?
# Euro2012
Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight
No team has ever reached the knockout phase at a Euro after losing their first two matches. Can the Dutch beat the odds?
# Euro 2012
Preview: Krohn-Delhi out to upset Portugal
The Brondby winger, who scored in Denmark’s win over Holland, is looking for a repeat performance in Lviv.
France v England, Euro 2012
England’s Group B curtain-raiser pitted Roy’s men (and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain) against a resurgent France. Could they take the old(er) enemy?
Germany v Portugal, Euro 2012
All eyes were on Lviv for the second of the Group B clashes today. We were doing minute-by-minute updates.
# Euro 2012
Andorra 0-2 Ireland: parting shots
Despite a game that resembled a training exercise, tonight’s victory over Andorra still influenced a fair few issues for Tuesday night.
Andorra v Ireland
Andorra may be one of the worst teams in the world but they’ve proved proficient at blocking out big teams. Would Ireland be frustrated on a huge night? Find out here.
Slovakia v Russia
Ireland needed Slovakia to beat Russia to maintain any hopes of qualifying automatically. Catch with all the action here.
# Euro2012
Poll: will Ireland now qualify for Euro 2012?
After one of the most incredible night in Irish football history, do you think Trap can take advantage?
# Have your say
Poll: How many points will Ireland get from their next two Euro 2012 qualifiers?
Trapattoni’s side’s double-header will prove vital in their attempts to secure qualification for Poland and Ukraine.
Ireland 2-1 Macedonia: As it happened
Ireland have beaten Macedonia 2-1 at the Aviva Stadium thanks to goals from Aiden McGeady and Robbie Keane.
# Homeward Bound
Ireland's cricket heroes bow out with victory over Netherlands
Ireland recorded a six-wicket win over the Netherlands in their final game of the 2011 Cricket World Cup this morning.
# Howzat?
Ireland vs South Africa: As it happened
South Africa beat Ireland by 131 runs in this morning’s penultimate Group B encounter in Kolkata.