Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 4°C Sunday 28 November 2021

#World Cup

# world-cup - Friday 26 November, 2021

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup

Updated Fri 5:32 PM 15,632 Views 9 Comments

The European heavyweights are on the same side of the draw.

# world-cup - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Dutch reach World Cup, Turkey and Ukraine into play-offs
# Euro News
From The42
# Euro News

Dutch reach World Cup, Turkey and Ukraine into play-offs

Nov 16th 2021, 10:19 PM 5,051 Views 0 Comments

Late goals from Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay sealed a 2-0 win for the Netherlands.

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium
# Dragon Roar
From The42
# Dragon Roar

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium

Nov 16th 2021, 10:09 PM 4,768 Views 1 Comment

Kieffer Moore’s eighth goal for Wales secured second spot in their qualifying group.

# world-cup - Monday 15 November, 2021

Italy in World Cup qualifying play-offs after draw at brilliant Northern Ireland
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Italy in World Cup qualifying play-offs after draw at brilliant Northern Ireland

Nov 15th 2021, 10:04 PM 9,556 Views 1 Comment

Conor Washington was unable to take a last-minute chance to snatch a famous victory.

Scotland beat Denmark to improve hopes of qualifying for World Cup
# Super Scots
From The42
# Super Scots

Scotland beat Denmark to improve hopes of qualifying for World Cup

Nov 15th 2021, 9:59 PM 7,349 Views 0 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side will be seeded and at home for the first play-off game next March

# world-cup - Sunday 14 November, 2021

'New era' as Germany end on World Cup high
# Improvement
From The42
# Improvement

'New era' as Germany end on World Cup high

Nov 14th 2021, 8:56 PM 10,194 Views 2 Comments

The team have hit form since Hansi Flick took over from Joachim Loew.

# world-cup - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Di Maria goal puts Argentina on verge of World Cup qualification as Messi starts on bench
# Closing In
From The42
# Closing In

Di Maria goal puts Argentina on verge of World Cup qualification as Messi starts on bench

Nov 13th 2021, 11:32 AM 3,752 Views 0 Comments

Argentina will qualify if they beat Brazil and any one of Colombia, Chile or Uruguay fail to win.

# world-cup - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
# Director
From The42
# Director

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'

Nov 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 9,682 Views 2 Comments

IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.

# world-cup - Thursday 4 November, 2021

No place for Connolly in Ireland squad as Portugal gear up for Dublin date
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

No place for Connolly in Ireland squad as Portugal gear up for Dublin date

Updated Nov 4th 2021, 1:29 PM 23,844 Views 22 Comments

Stephen Kenny can call on captain Seamus Coleman, as well as midfielders Jayson Molumby and Alan Browne, as Ronaldo prepares to come to town.

# world-cup - Sunday 24 October, 2021

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales
# Success
From The42
# Success

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales

Oct 24th 2021, 9:16 PM 40,095 Views 9 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan was the hero on the day.

# world-cup - Friday 22 October, 2021

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley
# Into The Lionesses' Den
From The42
# Into The Lionesses' Den

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley

Oct 22nd 2021, 8:11 PM 1,823 Views 1 Comment

Captain Marissa Callaghan will lead her side out at England’s national stadium.

# world-cup - Sunday 17 October, 2021

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 33,065 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

# world-cup - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Lyndon Dykes rescues Scotland with late winner to put play-off spot in sight
# Goal Hero
From The42
# Goal Hero

Lyndon Dykes rescues Scotland with late winner to put play-off spot in sight

Oct 12th 2021, 10:10 PM 5,586 Views 3 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side won 1-0 away to the Faroe Islands and now need a win against Moldova.

Northern Ireland suffer second-half collapse to lose in Bulgaria
# Losing Out
From The42
# Losing Out

Northern Ireland suffer second-half collapse to lose in Bulgaria

Oct 12th 2021, 10:03 PM 6,879 Views 5 Comments

Conor Washington had given the visitors a half-time lead.

Hat-trick for Ronaldo as Portugal hammer Luxembourg and Serbia defeat Azerbaijan
# Qualifiers
From The42
# Qualifiers

Hat-trick for Ronaldo as Portugal hammer Luxembourg and Serbia defeat Azerbaijan

Oct 12th 2021, 9:54 PM 8,553 Views 4 Comments

A 5-0 win for Portugal tonight.

# world-cup - Monday 11 October, 2021

Messi's Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Messi's Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record

Oct 11th 2021, 7:52 AM 9,591 Views 0 Comments

Lionel Scaloni’s side closed the gap on Brazil at the top of the table.

# world-cup - Sunday 10 October, 2021

World Cup in 2022 'will be my last' says Neymar
# Samba Boys
From The42
# Samba Boys

World Cup in 2022 'will be my last' says Neymar

Oct 10th 2021, 8:58 PM 9,512 Views 12 Comments

‘ I don’t know if I will still have the mental strength to put up with even more football.’

# world-cup - Monday 27 September, 2021

IRFU must be brutally self-critical as review into World Cup failure begins
# Low Point
From The42
# Low Point

IRFU must be brutally self-critical as review into World Cup failure begins

Sep 27th 2021, 3:58 PM 4,569 Views 5 Comments

The union must work hard to harness the potential of the domestic game in order to better prepare players.

# world-cup - Saturday 25 September, 2021

A huge day for Irish women's rugby as Ireland aim for World Cup spot
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

A huge day for Irish women's rugby as Ireland aim for World Cup spot

Sep 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,580 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side face Scotland in Italy at 5pm.

# world-cup - Friday 24 September, 2021

Ireland unchanged for pivotal World Cup Qualifier against Scotland
# Continuity
From The42
# Continuity

Ireland unchanged for pivotal World Cup Qualifier against Scotland

Sep 24th 2021, 11:58 AM 2,141 Views 1 Comment

There is one alteration to the bench as Lucy Mulhall comes in for the injured Enya Breen.

# world-cup - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Criminology student Higgins solving the challenges of playing 13
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

Criminology student Higgins solving the challenges of playing 13

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 3,643 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old impressed for Ireland against Italy last weekend.

# world-cup - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 3,843 Views 0 Comments

Edel McMahon has pushed her game forward with Wasps over in England.

# world-cup - Monday 20 September, 2021

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week

Sep 20th 2021, 10:00 AM 9,491 Views 8 Comments

The world governing body is in favour of shortening the gap between its showpiece event from four to two years.

# world-cup - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Stacey Flood settling into key out-half role with Ireland Women
# 10
From The42
# 10

Stacey Flood settling into key out-half role with Ireland Women

Sep 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,126 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old has shown her quality over the course of five caps so far.

# world-cup - Friday 17 September, 2021

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more

Sep 17th 2021, 10:42 PM 7,958 Views 2 Comments

Kenny Shiels side were 4-0 winners over Luxembourg.

# world-cup - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Premier League express their opposition to a World Cup every two years
# Enough Is Enough
From The42
# Enough Is Enough

Premier League express their opposition to a World Cup every two years

Sep 9th 2021, 12:26 PM 3,035 Views 1 Comment

Arsene Wenger, now Fifa’s head of global development, is consulting across the game about the plans and is due to address the media about it today.

# world-cup - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Griezmann double gets France back on track while Haaland and Depay both score hat-tricks
# Griez Lightning
From The42
# Griez Lightning

Griezmann double gets France back on track while Haaland and Depay both score hat-tricks

Sep 7th 2021, 10:23 PM 6,074 Views 1 Comment

The World Cup holders had gone five games without a win.

Portugal still in control of Ireland's qualifying group after win over Azerbaijan
# Top Of The Table
From The42
# Top Of The Table

Portugal still in control of Ireland's qualifying group after win over Azerbaijan

Sep 7th 2021, 7:25 PM 10,938 Views 1 Comment

It finished 3-0 in Baku.

# world-cup - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Wasteful Scotland secure narrow qualifying victory against minnows Moldova From The42

Wasteful Scotland secure narrow qualifying victory against minnows Moldova

Sep 4th 2021, 10:19 PM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

In the rest of tonight’s games, France drew 1-1 in Ukraine while Israel recorded the win of the weekend against Austria.

# world-cup - Friday 3 September, 2021

Uefa have ‘grave concerns’ over plans to stage World Cup every two years
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Uefa have ‘grave concerns’ over plans to stage World Cup every two years

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:58 PM 5,453 Views 5 Comments

The Fifa Congress voted in May to conduct a feasibility study into holding the competition more regularly.

Wenger calls for World Cup every two years and single international window
# Game's Gone
From The42
# Game's Gone

Wenger calls for World Cup every two years and single international window

Sep 3rd 2021, 12:17 PM 11,765 Views 12 Comments

The 71-year-old Frenchman is now director of development at Fifa.

# world-cup - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Scotland need to focus on Moldova to get World Cup bid on track – Andy Robertson
# They Think It's Moldova - It Is Now
From The42
# They Think It's Moldova - It Is Now

Scotland need to focus on Moldova to get World Cup bid on track – Andy Robertson

Sep 2nd 2021, 12:02 PM 1,571 Views 0 Comments

Scotland host Moldova before making the trip to Austria.

# world-cup - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

10-man France held by Bosnia and Luxembourg defeat Azerbaijan in Ireland's group
# Qualifiers
From The42
# Qualifiers

10-man France held by Bosnia and Luxembourg defeat Azerbaijan in Ireland's group

Sep 1st 2021, 10:44 PM 4,966 Views 2 Comments

It finished 1-1.

Scotland’s World Cup hopes dented as Denmark ease to win in Copenhagen
# Copenhagen
From The42
# Copenhagen

Scotland’s World Cup hopes dented as Denmark ease to win in Copenhagen

Sep 1st 2021, 10:14 PM 4,128 Views 1 Comment

Steve Clarke’s side were two down in 15 minutes through goals from Daniel Wass and Joakim Maehle.

# world-cup - Saturday 24 July, 2021

USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

USA bounce back from opening embarrassment on goal-laden day at Tokyo 2020

Jul 24th 2021, 3:42 PM 6,985 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic women’s football tournament heated up today, as Team GB reached the quarter-finals.

# world-cup - Monday 21 June, 2021

Japanese football star comes out as transgender man
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Japanese football star comes out as transgender man

Jun 21st 2021, 11:18 PM 14,034 Views 5 Comments

Kumi Yokoyama is one of the few athletes to do so in a country where LGBTQ rights lag behind other developed nations.

'I do everything I can to provide for my family and put them first' - Aki
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

'I do everything I can to provide for my family and put them first' - Aki

Jun 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 10,508 Views 8 Comments

The Connacht and Ireland centre is hoping to make an impression this Saturday against Japan.

# world-cup - Friday 30 April, 2021

Ireland 'have a very good chance to do something special' in World Cup qualifying - Pauw
# All To Play For
From The42
# All To Play For

Ireland 'have a very good chance to do something special' in World Cup qualifying - Pauw

Apr 30th 2021, 7:09 PM 1,608 Views 0 Comments

The manager is largely optimistic after the Girls In Green learned their fate today.

# world-cup - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins
# Goal Crazy
From The42
# Goal Crazy

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins

Mar 30th 2021, 10:16 PM 9,522 Views 6 Comments

There was some one-sided victories in tonight’s qualifiers.

Luxembourg take shock lead but Portugal recover to win World Cup qualifier
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Luxembourg take shock lead but Portugal recover to win World Cup qualifier

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 9:32 PM 9,945 Views 5 Comments

Gerson Rodrigues had put Luxembourg in front.

1 2 3 4 5