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#World Cup qualifier

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Tactics Board: Cullen the catalyst as Ireland show more progress under Kenny
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Tactics Board: Cullen the catalyst as Ireland show more progress under Kenny

Updated Nov 16th 2021, 2:32 PM 12,858 Views 9 Comments

The Boys in Green eventually got their just rewards against Luxembourg to end the World Cup qualification campaign on a positive note, writes Shane Keegan.

# world-cup-qualifier - Monday 15 November, 2021

Van Gaal injures his hip in bike accident, Dutch boss forced to watch training from golf buggy
# Hospital Visit
From The42
# Hospital Visit

Van Gaal injures his hip in bike accident, Dutch boss forced to watch training from golf buggy

Nov 15th 2021, 2:17 PM 5,169 Views 0 Comments

The 70-year-old suffered a fall ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifier against Norway.

# world-cup-qualifier - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Idah and McClean return as Kenny names team to face Luxembourg
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Idah and McClean return as Kenny names team to face Luxembourg

Nov 14th 2021, 6:23 PM 7,555 Views 10 Comments

Ireland finish their World Cup qualifying campaign in Luxembourg tonight.

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

Luxembourg manager says Ireland have improved by going back to a 'British style' of play
# Shots Fired
From The42
# Shots Fired

Luxembourg manager says Ireland have improved by going back to a 'British style' of play

Nov 13th 2021, 3:58 PM 7,487 Views 7 Comments

Luc Holtz says Ireland have improved since they reverted to a style they have been playing for ’100 years.’

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

Late Doherty goal ruled out as Ireland forced to settle for draw against 10-man Portugal
# Report
From The42
# Report

Late Doherty goal ruled out as Ireland forced to settle for draw against 10-man Portugal

Nov 11th 2021, 9:52 PM 47,050 Views 102 Comments

A closely-fought game finished 0-0 at the Aviva Stadium.

Coleman and Ogbene start for Ireland as Portugal rest some key players for Aviva clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Coleman and Ogbene start for Ireland as Portugal rest some key players for Aviva clash

Nov 11th 2021, 6:29 PM 18,559 Views 20 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo does start.

3 key aspects of the game Ireland need to get right against Portugal
# From The Training Ground
From The42
# From The Training Ground

3 key aspects of the game Ireland need to get right against Portugal

Nov 11th 2021, 9:54 AM 3,040 Views 4 Comments

Shane Keegan looks at the areas he believes Stephen Kenny and his coaching team will have been working hard on this week.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Here are the goals that earned Ireland a superb win over Finland
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Here are the goals that earned Ireland a superb win over Finland

Oct 26th 2021, 5:09 PM 5,843 Views 1 Comment

Megan Connolly’s effort put Ireland in the ascendancy in Helsinki and Denise O’Sullivan bagged the winner.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 8 October, 2021

Fire breaks out at Andorra stadium ahead of England’s World Cup qualifier
# ABLAZE
From The42
# ABLAZE

Fire breaks out at Andorra stadium ahead of England’s World Cup qualifier

Oct 8th 2021, 4:05 PM 4,498 Views 1 Comment

There were flames in the TV gantry, with black smoke filling the air as the blaze ripped through the structure.

# world-cup-qualifier - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death
# Gut-wrenching
From The42
# Gut-wrenching

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death

Sep 25th 2021, 7:06 PM 54,690 Views 12 Comments

Scotland’s Sarah Law nailed a last-gasp conversion, which had everything riding on it.

# world-cup-qualifier - Thursday 9 September, 2021

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing

Sep 9th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,530 Views 1 Comment

The team was returning from their World Cup qualifier in Iceland.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Hapless Serbia own-goal and Bazunu heroics earn Ireland late draw
# Familiar Scoreline
From The42
# Familiar Scoreline

Hapless Serbia own-goal and Bazunu heroics earn Ireland late draw

Sep 7th 2021, 9:53 PM 51,026 Views 103 Comments

A truly hilarious own-goal earned Ireland their best result of the qualification campaign to date.

Omobamidele makes full debut as Kenny makes four changes for Serbia clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Omobamidele makes full debut as Kenny makes four changes for Serbia clash

Sep 7th 2021, 6:27 PM 11,878 Views 21 Comments

Troy Parrott is among those to drop out of the starting side.

Ireland's O'Shea ruled out for up to six months with fractured ankle
# Huge Blow
From The42
# Huge Blow

Ireland's O'Shea ruled out for up to six months with fractured ankle

Sep 7th 2021, 6:25 PM 9,198 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old also suffered ligament damage during their World Cup qualifier defeat to Portugal.

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

Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy
# Hold Up
From The42
# Hold Up

Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy

Sep 5th 2021, 9:04 PM 42,339 Views 27 Comments

The game was halted shortly after kick-off.

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

Late Duffy header spares Ireland a humiliating defeat to Azerbaijan
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Late Duffy header spares Ireland a humiliating defeat to Azerbaijan

Sep 4th 2021, 7:08 PM 44,673 Views 114 Comments

It finished 1-1 as fans returned to the Aviva Stadium.

As it happened: Ireland v Azerbaijan, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Sep 4th 2021, 4:04 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Azerbaijan, World Cup qualifier

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

Matt Doherty fit to face Azerbaijan after his body 'shut down' against Portugal
# Available
From The42
# Available

Matt Doherty fit to face Azerbaijan after his body 'shut down' against Portugal

Sep 3rd 2021, 12:52 PM 9,447 Views 3 Comments

Doherty struggled through the second half in Faro with illness, but says he is ready for selection as Ireland aim to build on their performance with a first win.

Brilliant McGrath, Ireland's encouraging attack - 4 things we learned in Ireland's Portuguese heartbreak
# So Near And Yet So Faro
From The42
# So Near And Yet So Faro

Brilliant McGrath, Ireland's encouraging attack - 4 things we learned in Ireland's Portuguese heartbreak

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:10 AM 7,158 Views 7 Comments

One final look back at some details you may have missed from that night in Faro.

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

Italy make underwhelming return from Euro triumph with draw against Bulgaria
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Italy make underwhelming return from Euro triumph with draw against Bulgaria

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:29 PM 2,981 Views 1 Comment

The Azzurri could only manage a 1-1 result in their World Cup qualifier.

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

Late Ronaldo double makes history and breaks Irish hearts
# Cruel End
From The42
# Cruel End

Late Ronaldo double makes history and breaks Irish hearts

Sep 1st 2021, 9:59 PM 58,175 Views 92 Comments

Ronaldo scored two goals in the final six minutes to deny Ireland a famous win in Faro.

McGrath makes first Irish start against star-studded Portugal, Shane Long misses out after positive Covid test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

McGrath makes first Irish start against star-studded Portugal, Shane Long misses out after positive Covid test

Sep 1st 2021, 6:34 PM 24,238 Views 24 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo leads an array of attacking stars for the home team.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Uncertainty for Ireland Women as Rugby Europe suspends games
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

Uncertainty for Ireland Women as Rugby Europe suspends games

Oct 20th 2020, 10:57 AM 6,065 Views 6 Comments

It’s unclear if the World Cup Qualifying competition in December will be affected.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 31 August, 2018

Pick that one out! Screamers from Kiernan and McCabe put Ireland in control at Tallaght
# Top Bins
From The42
# Top Bins

Pick that one out! Screamers from Kiernan and McCabe put Ireland in control at Tallaght

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 6:34 PM 4,268 Views 3 Comments

While Ireland cannot qualify for the World Cup, they have made a strong star to their last qualifier tie against Northern Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 8 June, 2018

Ireland striker O'Gorman set to make 99th cap as team named for crucial World Cup qualifier
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland striker O'Gorman set to make 99th cap as team named for crucial World Cup qualifier

Jun 8th 2018, 4:40 PM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

Currently second in Group 3, Ireland take on Norway in the first of two crucial Women’s World Cup qualifiers.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 23 March, 2018

Heartbreak for Ireland as Phil Simmons' Afghanistan beat them to final Cricket World Cup place
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Heartbreak for Ireland as Phil Simmons' Afghanistan beat them to final Cricket World Cup place

Updated Mar 23rd 2018, 3:49 PM 12,157 Views 34 Comments

Graham Ford’s side were held to just 209 runs in today’s must-win match.

# world-cup-qualifier - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'I think there was hamstrings left on the pitch, a few stud marks and ball marks on legs'
# Solid
From The42
# Solid

'I think there was hamstrings left on the pitch, a few stud marks and ball marks on legs'

Nov 29th 2017, 7:05 PM 3,741 Views 3 Comments

Drawing with the European Champions in a World Cup qualifier took a huge physical effort from the Republic of Ireland women’s team.

# world-cup-qualifier - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'It was just me being realistic. I wouldn't have been happy sacrificing my education for football'
# Making Good Choices
From The42
# Making Good Choices

'It was just me being realistic. I wouldn't have been happy sacrificing my education for football'

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,380 Views 0 Comments

Republic of Ireland’s Harriet Scott decided to put her studies first but kept the faith that she might still have the chance to pursue international football.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Scotland international accuses Malta defender of spitting at him
# Accusation
From The42
# Accusation

Scotland international accuses Malta defender of spitting at him

Sep 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 4,965 Views 3 Comments

Scotland’s Scott Brown was left incensed after the apparent incident and called the player ‘a horrible b*****d.’

# world-cup-qualifier - Saturday 2 September, 2017

James McClean gives searingly honest interview after a disappointing display from Ireland
# Frustrations
From The42
# Frustrations

James McClean gives searingly honest interview after a disappointing display from Ireland

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:24 PM 9,671 Views 9 Comments

The West Brom winger said the Boys in Green “didn’t deserve to win the game”.

# world-cup-qualifier - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture'

Jun 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 13,402 Views 33 Comments

The incident occurred before Saudi Arabia’s World Cup qualifier against Australia.

# world-cup-qualifier - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

More bad news for Austria as Marc Janko to miss Ireland qualifier
# IreAus
From The42
# IreAus

More bad news for Austria as Marc Janko to miss Ireland qualifier

Jun 7th 2017, 3:33 PM 5,946 Views 2 Comments

The side’s top scorer has tonsilitis.

# world-cup-qualifier - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'Glenn Whelan should have been sent off:' The British media reaction to Ireland-Wales
# Assessment
From The42
# Assessment

'Glenn Whelan should have been sent off:' The British media reaction to Ireland-Wales

Mar 26th 2017, 3:45 PM 19,116 Views 18 Comments

The tackle on Seamus Coleman was naturally the main talking point.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 24 March, 2017

Touching scenes at the Aviva as Ryan McBride is honoured by Ireland and Wales alike
# Tributes
From The42
# Tributes

Touching scenes at the Aviva as Ryan McBride is honoured by Ireland and Wales alike

Mar 24th 2017, 8:21 PM 7,895 Views 3 Comments

There were some remarkable gestures from both sides and the fans.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'We are a very good team when we're at our best': Bale and Ramsey fit and ready for Dublin
# World Cup Qualifier
From The42
# World Cup Qualifier

'We are a very good team when we're at our best': Bale and Ramsey fit and ready for Dublin

Mar 21st 2017, 5:52 PM 4,026 Views 14 Comments

Chris Coleman has a full deck to choose from ahead of Friday’s clash with Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Quiz: How well do you know Austrian football?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know Austrian football?

Nov 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 8,443 Views 4 Comments

With Ireland’s match in Vienna just four days away now is the time to brush up on your trivia.

# world-cup-qualifier - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

May 20th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,473 Views 6 Comments

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

# world-cup-qualifier - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Your Morrissey reunited with our Robbie pic of the day
# These Charming Men
From The42
# These Charming Men

Your Morrissey reunited with our Robbie pic of the day

Mar 26th 2013, 6:55 PM 12,716 Views 34 Comments

It appears the duo are now besties, after their second meet-up in as many months.

# world-cup-qualifier - Friday 22 March, 2013

VIDEO: New Zealand's Shane Smeltz has his head busted wide open
# Ouch!
From The42
# Ouch!

VIDEO: New Zealand's Shane Smeltz has his head busted wide open

Mar 22nd 2013, 3:54 PM 2,648 Views 2 Comments

And, incredibly, the referee decided to award a goal kick!

# world-cup-qualifier - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bad news, Trap! Dunne undergoes third hip operation in America
# Aston Villa
From The42
# Aston Villa

Bad news, Trap! Dunne undergoes third hip operation in America

Dec 15th 2012, 2:12 PM 1,056 Views 2 Comments

The defender faces a race to be fit in time for Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Sweden in March.

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