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#uefa nations league

# uefa-nations-league - September September 2022

Late Brady penalty spares Ireland humiliating draw with Armenia
# Close Shave
From The42
# Close Shave

Late Brady penalty spares Ireland humiliating draw with Armenia

Sep 27th 2022, 9:52 PM 41,424 Views 119 Comments

Ireland blew a 2-0 lead but ultimately prevailed 3-2 at the Aviva Stadium.

Two changes as Ireland team to face Armenia is named
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Two changes as Ireland team to face Armenia is named

Sep 27th 2022, 6:30 PM 7,937 Views 12 Comments

Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady return to the starting side.

Ireland need to prove a point in Dublin reunion with Armenia
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ireland need to prove a point in Dublin reunion with Armenia

Sep 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 3,278 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny’s side host Armenia in their final Nations League game tonight.

Alexander-Arnold left out of England squad for Nations League meeting with Germany
# Overlooked
From The42
# Overlooked

Alexander-Arnold left out of England squad for Nations League meeting with Germany

Sep 26th 2022, 4:12 PM 7,468 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old was an unused substitute against Italy on Friday.

Analysis: Scotland's superior midfield makes the difference in game of fine margins
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Analysis: Scotland's superior midfield makes the difference in game of fine margins

Sep 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 3,852 Views 3 Comments

We take a closer look at Ireland’s 2-1 Nations League defeat at Hampden Park.

'He's a bit down but we'll look after him obviously'
# Big Miss
From The42
# Big Miss

'He's a bit down but we'll look after him obviously'

Sep 25th 2022, 11:00 PM 42,764 Views 8 Comments

Troy Parrott missed a glorious chance to score in Ireland’s 2-1 loss to Scotland on Saturday night.

Kenny laments 'contentious' penalty in Scotland defeat
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Kenny laments 'contentious' penalty in Scotland defeat

Sep 24th 2022, 10:36 PM 10,801 Views 16 Comments

Ryan Christie’s penalty condemned Ireland to a 2-1 loss in Glasgow.

Ireland made to regret missed chances in Nations League loss to Scotland
# Wings Clipped
From The42
# Wings Clipped

Ireland made to regret missed chances in Nations League loss to Scotland

Sep 24th 2022, 9:53 PM 41,919 Views 81 Comments

Ireland lost their half-time lead in a 2-1 defeat.

Obafemi starts, Duffy and Coleman out as Kenny names Ireland team to face Scotland
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Obafemi starts, Duffy and Coleman out as Kenny names Ireland team to face Scotland

Sep 24th 2022, 6:34 PM 7,001 Views 8 Comments

Matt Doherty also returns to the starting XI.

Ireland out to upset confident Scotland at Hampden Park
# Match Preview
From The42
# Match Preview

Ireland out to upset confident Scotland at Hampden Park

Sep 24th 2022, 10:00 AM 17,152 Views 4 Comments

The sides square off in the Nations League tonight.

Explainer: How Ireland can top Nations League group and improve their Euro 2024 seeding
# Demystifying
From The42
# Demystifying

Explainer: How Ireland can top Nations League group and improve their Euro 2024 seeding

Sep 22nd 2022, 9:30 PM 20,515 Views 8 Comments

We also explain how Ireland can use the Nations League to earn a play-off for the Euros.

Striking balance between aggression and 'playing nice football' key for Jayson Molumby
# Midfield General
From The42
# Midfield General

Striking balance between aggression and 'playing nice football' key for Jayson Molumby

Sep 20th 2022, 12:00 PM 2,825 Views 0 Comments

The West Brom midfielder on the importance of physicality

Brady earns recall as Ireland squad named for Nations League double-header
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Brady earns recall as Ireland squad named for Nations League double-header

Sep 15th 2022, 1:17 PM 7,549 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old has rediscovered some form at Preston North End this season, while Andrew Omobamidele and Callum O’Dowda also return.

Scotland name 25-man squad for Ireland and Ukraine matches
# Uefa Nations League
From The42
# Uefa Nations League

Scotland name 25-man squad for Ireland and Ukraine matches

Sep 13th 2022, 12:13 PM 3,202 Views 1 Comment

Captain Andy Robertson misses but Ryan Fraser has been recalled by manager Steve Clarke.

# uefa-nations-league - June June 2022

'People see I'm tall and assume I am slow and unagile, but I'm comfortable in midfield'
# Versatile
From The42
# Versatile

'People see I'm tall and assume I am slow and unagile, but I'm comfortable in midfield'

Jun 15th 2022, 11:00 PM 17,446 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins reflects on his wonder-goal against Ukraine and his early days as a midfielder.

Time to move beyond age of reactionary anger when assessing Ireland
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Time to move beyond age of reactionary anger when assessing Ireland

Jun 15th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,813 Views 14 Comments

The words of Graeme Souness ring true: “It’s the players. You’re either a f****** player or you’re not. You’re a big player or you’re not a big player.”

'We're leaving the stadium disappointed that we haven't won the game'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'We're leaving the stadium disappointed that we haven't won the game'

Jun 14th 2022, 11:11 PM 9,299 Views 14 Comments

Stephen Kenny reacts to the 1-1 draw with Ukraine.

Collins wonder-goal lights up Ireland's thrilling draw with Ukraine
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Collins wonder-goal lights up Ireland's thrilling draw with Ukraine

Jun 14th 2022, 9:58 PM 42,805 Views 65 Comments

Collins scored an exceptional goal as Ireland were held 1-1 in the Polish city of Lodz.

Scott Hogan starts as Kenny makes three changes for Ukraine clash
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Scott Hogan starts as Kenny makes three changes for Ukraine clash

Jun 14th 2022, 6:33 PM 5,273 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have a much-depleted back line for tonight’s game in Poland.

Obafemi absence confirmed for Ireland while Ebosele gets opportunity
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Obafemi absence confirmed for Ireland while Ebosele gets opportunity

Jun 14th 2022, 10:34 AM 6,713 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny had already admitted the Swansea City striker was a major doubt after limping off with a groin injury following the win over Scotland.

'I've been picked for every single squad I've been available for, which is something I'm very proud of'
# James McClean
From The42
# James McClean

'I've been picked for every single squad I've been available for, which is something I'm very proud of'

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 8:30 AM 26,542 Views 19 Comments

James McClean looks set to captain Ireland against Ukraine tonight, as he inches closer to his 100th cap.

Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine

Jun 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,401 Views 0 Comments

Ireland round out a hectic four-game window in the Polish city of Łódź.

Michael Obafemi to miss Ireland's Nations League clash with Ukraine
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Michael Obafemi to miss Ireland's Nations League clash with Ukraine

Jun 13th 2022, 6:14 PM 9,143 Views 3 Comments

There is more encouraging news for Chiedozie Ogbene.

Ukraine hit with striker blow but shake off squad illness ahead of Ireland clash
# Opposition View
From The42
# Opposition View

Ukraine hit with striker blow but shake off squad illness ahead of Ireland clash

Jun 13th 2022, 4:39 PM 4,362 Views 0 Comments

Ukraine defender Vitaly Mykolenko paid tribute to Seamus Coleman ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Ireland in the Uefa Nations League.

'Where did that come from?' - Clarke still scratching head over Scots' Dublin defeat
# Autopsy
From The42
# Autopsy

'Where did that come from?' - Clarke still scratching head over Scots' Dublin defeat

Jun 13th 2022, 3:35 PM 5,985 Views 2 Comments

‘Football is a strange game at times.’

'After Belgium people thought we were absolutely brilliant, then we lose a game and it's a catastrophe'
# Even Keel
From The42
# Even Keel

'After Belgium people thought we were absolutely brilliant, then we lose a game and it's a catastrophe'

Jun 12th 2022, 11:00 PM 5,935 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Kenny reflects on the extremes of reaction that come with his job.

Fans repeat calls for Baraclough to go as Northern Ireland rescue late draw with Cyprus
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Fans repeat calls for Baraclough to go as Northern Ireland rescue late draw with Cyprus

Jun 12th 2022, 4:31 PM 4,982 Views 1 Comment

Jonny Evans levelled late on but Baraclough’s side have still never won a Nations League fixture.

Michael Obafemi emerges as doubt for Ukraine game after Scotland heroics
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Michael Obafemi emerges as doubt for Ukraine game after Scotland heroics

Jun 11th 2022, 8:26 PM 13,256 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny also praised Ireland’s ‘most significant home win in seven years.’

Michael Obafemi stars in Ireland's dominant victory over Scotland
# Three And Easy
From The42
# Three And Easy

Michael Obafemi stars in Ireland's dominant victory over Scotland

Jun 11th 2022, 6:55 PM 57,927 Views 83 Comments

Obafemi scored a stunning goal in what proved to be Ireland’s first-ever win in the Uefa Nations League.

Obafemi makes first start as Stephen Kenny rings the changes for Scotland clash
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Obafemi makes first start as Stephen Kenny rings the changes for Scotland clash

Jun 11th 2022, 3:46 PM 6,994 Views 6 Comments

Troy Parrott and Jayson Molumby are also handed starts in a youthful Irish side.

Anger is an energy that Ireland need to use for inspiration
# Love/Hate
From The42
# Love/Hate

Anger is an energy that Ireland need to use for inspiration

Jun 11th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,723 Views 1 Comment

It’s only eight years since Ireland faced Scotland during the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. The landscape has changed but challenges remain the same.

Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign

Jun 11th 2022, 7:30 AM 2,979 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have lost of their opening two games in the competition so far, and today are seeking a first competitive home win in more than three years.

'Ireland need foothold in group to make games in September meaningful' - Scotland boss Clarke
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

'Ireland need foothold in group to make games in September meaningful' - Scotland boss Clarke

Jun 10th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,787 Views 5 Comments

Visiting manager wary Stephen Kenny’s side can use Dublin clash as the catalyst for a Nations League rescue bid.

Kenny insists he isn't feeling the pressure as search for Nations League win goes on
# Staying Calm
From The42
# Staying Calm

Kenny insists he isn't feeling the pressure as search for Nations League win goes on

Jun 10th 2022, 1:04 PM 11,100 Views 26 Comments

Ireland have lost their opening two games of the group, and haven’t won a competitive home game in over three years.

Tsygankov free-kick condemns Ireland to another defeat in the Nations League
# Report
From The42
# Report

Tsygankov free-kick condemns Ireland to another defeat in the Nations League

Jun 8th 2022, 9:54 PM 39,634 Views 115 Comments

Ukraine were 1-0 winners at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Two changes as Stephen Kenny names Irish team to face Ukraine
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Two changes as Stephen Kenny names Irish team to face Ukraine

Jun 8th 2022, 6:34 PM 13,322 Views 7 Comments

The visitors have changed almost their entire team.

'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 8:52 AM 12,853 Views 5 Comments

Ukraine are in Dublin for tonight’s clash in the Uefa Nations League.

Coleman out but  wholesale changes not expected for Ukraine clash
# Update
From The42
# Update

Coleman out but wholesale changes not expected for Ukraine clash

Jun 7th 2022, 1:54 PM 5,670 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Kenny has been speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League game in Dublin.

Ireland set to stick with Caoimhín Kelleher for rest of Nations League campaign
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Ireland set to stick with Caoimhín Kelleher for rest of Nations League campaign

Jun 6th 2022, 11:40 AM 10,969 Views 15 Comments

Gavin Bazunu has been ruled out with injury.

Analysis: Further evolution is needed if Ireland are to solve problems against weakest opponents
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Analysis: Further evolution is needed if Ireland are to solve problems against weakest opponents

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 3,721 Views 2 Comments

Ireland repeated a patter of struggling against defensive sides in a wretched 1-0 loss in Yerevan.

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