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The Experimental Starting XI McCarthy Could Choose For Danish Decider

Following Tuesday night’s defeat to Switzerland, the task for Ireland is clear. Beat Denmark in Dublin next month and qualify for next summer’s European Championships. That may be easier said than done however given Ireland’s disappointing recent displays against Georgia and Switzerland which saw them miss the opportunity of gaining a real foothold in the group. It’s evident after the …

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Peter Schmeichel Offers Damning Assessment Of Ireland Team

Peter Schmeichel has predicted that Switzerland will beat Ireland on Tuesday night because Mick McCarthy’s team are “so bad. Ireland play the Swiss in Geneva on Tuesday night knowing that, if they win the game, they will qualify for Euro 2020. However, considering they failed to beat Georgia, who are ranked 91st in the world, on Saturday, McCarthy’s side may …

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Explained: Exactly What Ireland Need To Do To Qualify For Euro 2020

The Republic of Ireland have just three games remaining in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign. Ireland play Georgia on Saturday in Tbilisi before travelling to face Switzerland in Geneva next Tuesday. They finish their campaign against Denmark in Dublin on November 18. The good news is, ahead of Saturday’s game, Ireland are two points clear at the top of Group …

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Denmark Draw Hands Ireland Advantage In Euro 2020 Qualifying

The Republic of Ireland have been handed the advantage in Euro 2020 qualifying thanks to Denmark’s draw with Georgia. Georgia held Ireland’s Group D rivals to a goalless draw in Tiblisi in a game that could have big ramifications for the qualification campaign. The result means Mick McCarthy’s side remain two points clear of the Danes, with both teams having …

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Permutations: What Ireland Need To Do To Qualify For Euro 2020

The Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualification hopes were kept alive on Thursday night thanks to David McGoldrick’s late goal. The Sheffield United forward popped up with a stunning header to give Ireland a 1-1 draw against Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium. The Swiss had earlier taken the lead through Fabian Schär and looked set to deal a serious blow …

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Analysis: McCarthy Impact Debunks Danish Comment About Ireland

Ireland are a different side under McCarthy. The most annoying aspect about the comments made by Denmark players about the Republic of Ireland team over the last while, from an Irish perspective, was that they were largely true. In the previous four games between the sides, the Danes reckoned that Ireland had been aggressive, limited and one-dimensional. Which they were. …

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“We Wanted To Go Out And Prove A Point” – James McClean Hits Back After Danish Criticism

“We wanted to go out and prove a point.” Ireland earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Denmark on Friday night in Copenhagen. Mick McCarthy’s side came from behind to record a valuable result in the Euro 2020 qualifier. Shane Duffy capped a brilliant individual performance by powering a header beyond Kasper Schmeichel late in the second half. Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg opened …

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Mick McCarthy Confirms Alan Judge Wrist Injury After Denmark Draw


“If he didn’t have bad luck, he wouldn’t have any luck at all.” Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Alan Judge broke his wrist during the Republic of Ireland’s draw with Denmark. McCarthy’s side claimed a valuable 1-1 draw against the Scandinavian side in Copenhagen, and Judge played a big part in the result. The Ipswich Town midfielder came off the …

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Ireland Have Named Their Team To Play Denmark

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The Ireland team has been confirmed. The Republic of Ireland XI to play Denmark has been named. Mick McCarthy has made no changes from the team that beat Georgia 1-0 in Dublin back in March. The national side are in Copenhagen to take on familiar foes. This will be the fifth meeting between the nations since November 2017 and it …

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Denmark’s Thomas Delaney Claims Ireland Are ‘Most Annoying Opponent’

Denmark midfielder Thomas Delaney wasn’t shy in expressing his feelings about another clash with Ireland, calling the Boys in Green “the most annoying opponent” to play against. Delaney wasn’t involved the last time the pair clashed in Aarhus, a 0-0 draw, but played in the three previous games over the past two years famously comparing trying to score against Ireland to …

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Martin O’Neill Defiant Despite Issues – “I Always Get Best Out Of Players”

Irish manager Martin O’Neill remained defiant in his position despite Ireland’s disappointing end to their poor UEFA Nations League campaign in Aarhus on Monday night. O’Neill’s men were outclassed by a second string Danish side creating little or no chances in a 0-0 draw which saw Ireland finish bottom of their Nations League group and without a win from their …

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