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#world cup qualifiers

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Callum Robinson stars in Baku to secure Kenny a first competitive win
# Jab Done
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# Jab Done

Callum Robinson stars in Baku to secure Kenny a first competitive win

Oct 9th 2021, 7:06 PM 43,640 Views 75 Comments

Robinson scored twice in a 3-0 win against Azerbaijan.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 7 October, 2021

'We were looking around and it turns out we were the culprits - we didn’t realise we were doing anything wrong'
# Jamie McGrath
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# Jamie McGrath

'We were looking around and it turns out we were the culprits - we didn’t realise we were doing anything wrong'

Oct 7th 2021, 3:05 PM 33,820 Views 1 Comment

Jamie McGrath recalls a misadventure with Dundalk in Baku, as he returns to the city with Ireland this weekend.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 4 October, 2021

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future
# Unflappable
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# Unflappable

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future

Oct 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,517 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s teenage goalkeeper says all focus is on Saturday’s qualifier with Azerbaijan.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Lucy Mulhall handed Ireland debut for opening World Cup qualifier
# Girls In Green
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# Girls In Green

Lucy Mulhall handed Ireland debut for opening World Cup qualifier

Sep 12th 2021, 12:55 PM 4,164 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland sevens captain will start in tomorrow evening’s game against Spain in Parma.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 6 September, 2021

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game
# Bullish
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# Bullish

Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game

Sep 6th 2021, 1:20 PM 20,398 Views 60 Comments

The Irish manager was in bullish mood as the pressure intensifies.

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

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win

Sep 5th 2021, 10:46 PM 9,531 Views 1 Comment

Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.

England mark Wembley return from Euro final with 4-0 win over Andorra
# Back Of The Net
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# Back Of The Net

England mark Wembley return from Euro final with 4-0 win over Andorra

Sep 5th 2021, 7:24 PM 4,672 Views 2 Comments

The result ensures England preserved their perfect World Cup qualifying record.

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

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie
# Preview
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# Preview

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie

Sep 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,028 Views 20 Comments

A first competitive win is in sight at Lansdowne Road tonight, but the manager is stressing the need for intensity.

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

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd
# At Last
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# At Last

Kenny anticipates 'really special' experience for players as they finally play in front of Aviva crowd

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:10 PM 3,466 Views 0 Comments

Almost half of the squad for tomorrow’s clash with Azerbaijan have never played front of fans at Lansdowne Road.

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

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins
# Off The Mark
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# Off The Mark

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:03 PM 2,412 Views 2 Comments

Timo Werner and Leroy Sane grabbed the winning goals in this World Cup qualifier.

Northern Ireland breathe life into World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-1 win
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

Northern Ireland breathe life into World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-1 win

Sep 2nd 2021, 10:29 PM 6,738 Views 7 Comments

Shayne Lavery and Daniel Ballard scored their first international goals in a victory over Lithuania.

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:43 PM 2,152 Views 0 Comments

The PSG striker suffered a calf issue in their draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday.

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

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage
# Preview
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# Preview

Kenny's Ireland hoping to be more than bit-part players on the night Ronaldo takes centre stage

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 4,200 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face a daunting World Cup qualifier task against Portugal in Faro tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 27 August, 2021

Hulk a surprise inclusion as Brazil call up 9 new players with Euro club boycott looming
# Return Of The Hulk
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# Return Of The Hulk

Hulk a surprise inclusion as Brazil call up 9 new players with Euro club boycott looming

Aug 27th 2021, 9:33 PM 15,659 Views 4 Comments

Manager Tite faces the prospect of losing 15 of his original group of 25 players.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad
# CHOSEN ONES
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# CHOSEN ONES

Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad

Aug 26th 2021, 1:17 PM 12,144 Views 14 Comments

Enda Stevens, Callum O’Dowda, Jason Knight and Chiedozie Ogbene have all been ruled out through injury whilst West Bromwich Albion striker Callum Robinson tested positive for COVID-19 this week, and is currently in isolation.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown
# DESTINY DATE
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# DESTINY DATE

Apocalyptic intent and gladiatorial confrontations - snapshot of a September showdown

Aug 21st 2021, 11:00 PM 7,089 Views 1 Comment

As Stephen Kenny prepares to name his squad on Thursday for next month’s World Cup qualifiers, the Republic of Ireland manager praises history-chaser Ronaldo for setting an example to all internationals.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 29 March, 2021

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management
# Lux Back
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# Lux Back

Analysis: The questions Luxembourg defeat raises over Stephen Kenny's management

Mar 29th 2021, 7:05 AM 18,132 Views 11 Comments

Kenny stuck with a system that didn’t work in what proved to be arguably the worst home defeat in Irish football history.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Dundalk player scores for Faroes in World Cup qualifier against Austria
# Sonni Boy
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# Sonni Boy

Dundalk player scores for Faroes in World Cup qualifier against Austria

Mar 28th 2021, 9:41 PM 6,258 Views 1 Comment

Sonni Nattestad gave the Faroe Islands a first-half lead against Austria.

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation

Mar 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,641 Views 83 Comments

The manager also said he took responsibility for a 1-0 home defeat that his captain has called ‘embarrassing.’

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track
# Preview
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# Preview

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,500 Views 51 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup hopes rely on earning a first win under their new manager in Dublin tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 25 March, 2021

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return

Mar 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 5,325 Views 2 Comments

A 3-0 win for Germany over Iceland tonight.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Alan Browne admits he would 'rather not score and get a result' on bittersweet night
# Golden Browne
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# Golden Browne

Alan Browne admits he would 'rather not score and get a result' on bittersweet night

Mar 24th 2021, 11:55 PM 3,579 Views 3 Comments

Alan Browne reflects on a night which began with his ending Ireland’s long goal drought, but ended in defeat.

Committed Ireland start World Cup campaign with defeat in Serbia
# Brave But Beaten
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# Brave But Beaten

Committed Ireland start World Cup campaign with defeat in Serbia

Mar 24th 2021, 9:50 PM 36,591 Views 99 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side fell to a 3-2 loss in Belgrade.

Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier
# Selection
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# Selection

Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier

Mar 24th 2021, 2:59 PM 10,782 Views 16 Comments

Stephen Kenny has named his 23-man squad for tonight’s game.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I can’t explain how much I have missed it' - Coleman desperate to end lengthy Irish absence
# Back In The Picture
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# Back In The Picture

'I can’t explain how much I have missed it' - Coleman desperate to end lengthy Irish absence

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:12 PM 3,025 Views 6 Comments

The captain hasn’t played for his country since October 2019, but wants that to end in Serbia tomorrow night.

Aaron Connolly and James McClean 'undercooked' but available in Serbia
# Team News
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# Team News

Aaron Connolly and James McClean 'undercooked' but available in Serbia

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:23 PM 3,835 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Kenny has also confirmed that Mark Travers will start in goal tomorrow night.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Caoimhín Kelleher among four players ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifiers
# Bad Luck Continues
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# Bad Luck Continues

Caoimhín Kelleher among four players ruled out of Ireland's World Cup qualifiers

Updated Mar 21st 2021, 10:39 PM 34,554 Views 23 Comments

Conor Hourihane and Callum O’Dowda are also out, as the bad news keeps on rolling for Stephen Kenny.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Teenage goalkeeper Bazunu earns first call-up as Kenny names squad for World Cup qualifiers
# Selection
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# Selection

Teenage goalkeeper Bazunu earns first call-up as Kenny names squad for World Cup qualifiers

Mar 18th 2021, 12:57 PM 10,243 Views 14 Comments

Aaron Connolly and James McClean are included in spite of concerns around their fitness.

5 talking points as Stephen Kenny names his squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers
# Scene Setter
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# Scene Setter

5 talking points as Stephen Kenny names his squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Mar 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 11,808 Views 9 Comments

Ireland need to make a fast start to the campaign, which begins against Serbia next week.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Giggs to remain absent from Wales setup for upcoming international window
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

Giggs to remain absent from Wales setup for upcoming international window

Mar 10th 2021, 10:58 AM 6,515 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star missed Wales’ November games following his arrest on suspicion of assault.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 6 March, 2021

South American World Cup qualifiers postponed over travel constraints
# On Ice
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# On Ice

South American World Cup qualifiers postponed over travel constraints

Mar 6th 2021, 6:20 PM 2,915 Views 0 Comments

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola both said they would not allow their players travel to the games.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 24 August, 2018

16-year-old Shels striker in line for international debut in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier
# WNT
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# WNT

16-year-old Shels striker in line for international debut in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier

Aug 24th 2018, 3:08 PM 4,468 Views 1 Comment

Jessica Ziu has been called into Colin Bell’s squad for the clash with Northern Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Player of the year Scott back to boost Ireland for crucial World Cup qualifiers
# WNT
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# WNT

Player of the year Scott back to boost Ireland for crucial World Cup qualifiers

May 30th 2018, 6:13 PM 3,058 Views 0 Comments

Colin Bell has named his squad for next week’s double-header against Norway.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'Football experts may say Ireland hardly have a chance. That's fine, but we don't believe in that'
# Play Without Fear
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# Play Without Fear

'Football experts may say Ireland hardly have a chance. That's fine, but we don't believe in that'

Nov 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,572 Views 2 Comments

The Republic of Ireland women’s team face European champions Holland this evening.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 30 October, 2017

Serbia sack manager three weeks after qualifying for next summer's World Cup
# You're Fired
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# You're Fired

Serbia sack manager three weeks after qualifying for next summer's World Cup

Oct 30th 2017, 8:33 PM 14,049 Views 14 Comments

Slavoljub Muslin had led Serbia to their first international tournament in eight years.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'
# Spilt Milk
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# Spilt Milk

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

Oct 12th 2017, 8:34 PM 6,303 Views 6 Comments

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure
# Hurt
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# Hurt

'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure

Oct 12th 2017, 7:03 PM 8,605 Views 12 Comments

Lalas called the Americans’ botched qualification campaign an “incredible failure.”

Ex-Concacaf chief Jack Warner revels in 'laughing stock' US failing to reach World Cup
# Twisting The Knife
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# Twisting The Knife

Ex-Concacaf chief Jack Warner revels in 'laughing stock' US failing to reach World Cup

Oct 12th 2017, 6:03 PM 6,824 Views 3 Comments

‘As far as I am concerned this is the beginning of the end for U.S. football.’

'Those memories will live with me forever': Gordon Strachan leaves role as Scotland manager
# Bye For Noo
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# Bye For Noo

'Those memories will live with me forever': Gordon Strachan leaves role as Scotland manager

Oct 12th 2017, 2:57 PM 4,276 Views 11 Comments

After two failed qualification campaigns, Gordon Strachan’s contract has not been renewed by the SFA.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification
# Serious Talent
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# Serious Talent

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification

Oct 7th 2017, 10:49 AM 13,519 Views 14 Comments

Borussia Dortmund star Pulisic scored and assisted as the United States defeated Panama 4-0 in Orlando.

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