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#Nations League

# nations-league - This year 2022

'It was too strong. It wasn't a word I should have used' - Stephen Kenny in reflective mood
# Zeroin
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# Zeroin

'It was too strong. It wasn't a word I should have used' - Stephen Kenny in reflective mood

Oct 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 40,299 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland manager admits his frustration at how the Nations League ended, as he eyes more clean sheets in Euro 2024 campaign.

'He’s 19 but he’s got the body of a 28-year-old' - Rice hails midfield partner
# Praise
From The42
# Praise

'He’s 19 but he’s got the body of a 28-year-old' - Rice hails midfield partner

Sep 28th 2022, 5:44 PM 12,932 Views 3 Comments

The West Ham star has heaped praise on Jude Bellingham.

How 23 seconds of apathy was catalyst for a fragile Ireland meltdown
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

How 23 seconds of apathy was catalyst for a fragile Ireland meltdown

Sep 28th 2022, 2:46 PM 19,106 Views 23 Comments

Examining the build-up to a reckless two-minute spell that has raised yet more questions about this side.

Joy at last after 18 turbulent months
# Return
From The42
# Return

Joy at last after 18 turbulent months

Sep 28th 2022, 1:08 AM 7,132 Views 0 Comments

Issues with injury and form have kept Robbie Brady out of the Irish side for a lengthy period.

Scotland stand firm against Ukraine to win Nations League group
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Scotland stand firm against Ukraine to win Nations League group

Sep 27th 2022, 10:10 PM 4,487 Views 0 Comments

The result provided a double boost to Steve Clarke’s side’s hopes of European Championship qualification.

Spain beat Portugal to book Nations League semis spot
# La Roja
From The42
# La Roja

Spain beat Portugal to book Nations League semis spot

Sep 27th 2022, 10:02 PM 4,575 Views 0 Comments

La Roja needed to win to finish top of League A Group 2.

Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup - Page
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup - Page

Sep 26th 2022, 8:15 AM 4,999 Views 2 Comments

A 1-0 defeat to Poland in Cardiff condemned Wales to finishing bottom of their group.

Wales relegated as sumptuous Lewandowski assist tees up Poland win
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Wales relegated as sumptuous Lewandowski assist tees up Poland win

Sep 25th 2022, 11:07 PM 3,038 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Bale went the closest to an equaliser when his late header struck the crossbar.

Man-of-the-match Molumby rues another Irish near miss
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Man-of-the-match Molumby rues another Irish near miss

Sep 24th 2022, 10:59 PM 6,258 Views 0 Comments

Scotland earned a hard-fought victory over the Boys in Green at Hampden Park.

Switzerland stun out-of-sorts Spain
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Switzerland stun out-of-sorts Spain

Sep 24th 2022, 10:29 PM 4,269 Views 0 Comments

It was Luis Enrique’s side’s first defeat in the group in five games

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Nations League From The42
Live Sep 24th 2022, 8:50 PM

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Nations League

Scotland's leader -  'It suits him for people to think he's a dry shite or doesn't show emotion'
# Steve Clarke
From The42
# Steve Clarke

Scotland's leader - 'It suits him for people to think he's a dry shite or doesn't show emotion'

Sep 24th 2022, 6:30 AM 5,288 Views 0 Comments

While some Scotland players have spoken about seeking revenge, manager Steve Clarke is not the type to be blinded by emotion facing Ireland.

John Egan brushes off 'incredibly limited' jibe as he eyes another Ireland statement
# NOTBITING
From The42
# NOTBITING

John Egan brushes off 'incredibly limited' jibe as he eyes another Ireland statement

Sep 24th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,316 Views 2 Comments

Dismissive Scottish media criticism is of no concern to the 29-year-old as he prepares for latest audition to take captain’s armband.

'Understandable reaction' - Southgate not worried as English fans boo Italy defeat
# No Hassle
From The42
# No Hassle

'Understandable reaction' - Southgate not worried as English fans boo Italy defeat

Sep 23rd 2022, 11:35 PM 5,900 Views 5 Comments

The 1-0 defeat at the San Siro left England with no wins from five games in the Nations League.

Stunning first-half goal secures win for Hungary over Germany to cement top spot
# Out In Front
From The42
# Out In Front

Stunning first-half goal secures win for Hungary over Germany to cement top spot

Sep 23rd 2022, 10:11 PM 5,561 Views 4 Comments

They now only need a draw in their final match away against Italy to secure pole position.

Napoli striker scores winner against England as Italy keep final-four hopes alive
# Keep It Steady
From The42
# Keep It Steady

Napoli striker scores winner against England as Italy keep final-four hopes alive

Sep 23rd 2022, 9:57 PM 6,339 Views 6 Comments

The European champions are now two points behind League A, Group 3 leaders Hungary.

Mbappe stars as France shrug off troubles, Netherlands and Croatia also win
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Mbappe stars as France shrug off troubles, Netherlands and Croatia also win

Sep 22nd 2022, 10:36 PM 3,798 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of tonight’s action.

'It's a waste of time to work on things and then shy away when you make a mistake'
# Bebrave
From The42
# Bebrave

'It's a waste of time to work on things and then shy away when you make a mistake'

Sep 22nd 2022, 1:59 PM 3,225 Views 0 Comments

Josh Cullen calls on Ireland players to stand up and be counted when they face a much-improved Scotland on Saturday.

The perfect recipe for Ireland’s attack - ‘Carnage, compromise and quality’
# Formula
From The42
# Formula

The perfect recipe for Ireland’s attack - ‘Carnage, compromise and quality’

Sep 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 3,828 Views 0 Comments

“The manager has to pick on form. Chiedozie Ogbene causes fear in opponents and is one of our bright sparks.”

Impressive Scotland cruise past Ukraine to lay down marker for Ireland
# Closingin
From The42
# Closingin

Impressive Scotland cruise past Ukraine to lay down marker for Ireland

Sep 21st 2022, 10:07 PM 9,999 Views 5 Comments

Win means Scots just need two draws from final two games to top Nations League group ahead of visit of Stephen Kenny’s men on Saturday.

Boom and bust cycle a harsh reality as Ireland search for consistency
# Challenges
From The42
# Challenges

Boom and bust cycle a harsh reality as Ireland search for consistency

Sep 18th 2022, 7:15 AM 5,222 Views 1 Comment

While goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu is under the spotlight in the Premier League, Stephen Kenny will be hoping attacking trio can shine this month.

Kenny's 'great respect' for Liverpool and new coach search after Eustace exit
# Gearing Up
From The42
# Gearing Up

Kenny's 'great respect' for Liverpool and new coach search after Eustace exit

Sep 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 3,562 Views 0 Comments

Ireland boss shuts down talk of club versus country row with Liverpool as lack of Premier League regulars remains a concern.

Scotland captain Andy Robertson out for Nations League tie with Ireland
# Andy Robertson
From The42
# Andy Robertson

Scotland captain Andy Robertson out for Nations League tie with Ireland

Sep 12th 2022, 4:23 PM 4,406 Views 1 Comment

Jurgen Klopp expects Liverpool wing-back to miss upcoming international games due to a knee issue.

Knee surgery rules Ireland striker Adam Idah out for Armenia and Scotland games
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Knee surgery rules Ireland striker Adam Idah out for Armenia and Scotland games

Sep 8th 2022, 12:39 PM 4,896 Views 3 Comments

Norwich boss Dean Smith confirmed Idah suffered a setback on his return.

Stephen Kenny hopes that new Ireland first-team coach will be appointed by next month
# Taking Over
From The42
# Taking Over

Stephen Kenny hopes that new Ireland first-team coach will be appointed by next month

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:18 PM 14,717 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland manager insists there is no ill-will towards John Eustace who left the role.

Ireland's man of the match wants more
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Ireland's man of the match wants more

Updated Jun 15th 2022, 8:33 AM 21,417 Views 17 Comments

21-year-old Nathan Collins shone in his side’s draw with Ukraine.

Harry Kane backs Gareth Southgate despite England’s poor run of form
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Harry Kane backs Gareth Southgate despite England’s poor run of form

Jun 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 4,955 Views 0 Comments

England were thumped 4-0 at home to Hungary.

Depay grabs Dutch thrilling victory over Wales and brilliant Germany defeat Italy
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Depay grabs Dutch thrilling victory over Wales and brilliant Germany defeat Italy

Jun 14th 2022, 10:11 PM 6,516 Views 2 Comments

The win in Rotterdam keeps Louis van Gaal’s men three points clear of Belgium.

Fans turn on Gareth Southgate as sorry England are hammered at home by Hungary
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Fans turn on Gareth Southgate as sorry England are hammered at home by Hungary

Jun 14th 2022, 9:49 PM 61,627 Views 53 Comments

A 4-0 success was only the second time the visitors had won away against the Three Lions.

As it happened: Ukraine v Ireland, Nations League From The42
Live Jun 14th 2022, 7:51 PM

As it happened: Ukraine v Ireland, Nations League

Stuart Armstrong scores twice as Scotland hit back to beat Armenia
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Stuart Armstrong scores twice as Scotland hit back to beat Armenia

Jun 14th 2022, 7:22 PM 3,529 Views 1 Comment

John McGinn and Che Adams were also on target.

Modric penalty secures Croatia win as France finish run of Nations League games without win
# Result
From The42
# Result

Modric penalty secures Croatia win as France finish run of Nations League games without win

Jun 13th 2022, 10:17 PM 4,494 Views 2 Comments

The World Cup champions are without a victory in four outings.

Spain capitalise on Portuguese slip-up while Haaland downs Norway's neighbours Sweden
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Spain capitalise on Portuguese slip-up while Haaland downs Norway's neighbours Sweden

Jun 13th 2022, 12:34 AM 4,786 Views 0 Comments

Switzerland ended a run of three straight defeats with a 1-0 success over Portugal, who were without Cristiano Ronaldo.

Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw
# Answers Needed
From The42
# Answers Needed

Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw

Jun 12th 2022, 11:05 AM 33,593 Views 6 Comments

The sides played out a draw after Brennan Johnson’s late equaliser.

The simple reasons why Ireland finally got it so right against Scotland
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The simple reasons why Ireland finally got it so right against Scotland

Jun 12th 2022, 7:01 AM 41,393 Views 28 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side ended a 12-game winless run in the Nations League.

'If I really want to become a world-class striker and a top player, it’s got to start now'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'If I really want to become a world-class striker and a top player, it’s got to start now'

Jun 12th 2022, 12:36 AM 13,167 Views 3 Comments

Michael Obafemi produced an influential display in Ireland’s win over Scotland.

Uninspiring England held to goalless draw by Italy
# Azzurri
From The42
# Azzurri

Uninspiring England held to goalless draw by Italy

Jun 11th 2022, 10:32 PM 5,607 Views 0 Comments

Raheem Sterling wasted the hosts’ best chance of a forgettable match.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Nations League From The42
Live Jun 11th 2022, 6:04 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Nations League

Mbappe salvages draw for France in Austria, inside-own-half goal helps Andorra to first win
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Mbappe salvages draw for France in Austria, inside-own-half goal helps Andorra to first win

Jun 10th 2022, 10:24 PM 5,978 Views 1 Comment

The result leaves France, who won last year’s edition of the Nations League, still without a win three games into the new campaign.

Egan set to miss Scotland clash as Kenny reveals defender was due to be captain
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Egan set to miss Scotland clash as Kenny reveals defender was due to be captain

Jun 9th 2022, 11:00 PM 6,449 Views 6 Comments

Ireland boss to make a number of changes in bid to get first Nations League points on the board in crucial clash on Saturday.

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