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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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The Winners & Losers Following Ireland’s International Break

Mick McCarthy’s return as Ireland boss has heralded two wins and two clean sheets as Ireland top their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign. In what has been an eventful week on and off the pitch, spirits have been raised with the collection of maximum points and a clear change in approach. As the international break draws to a close, we examine …

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Watch: Insane Schmozzle Breaks Out At Georgian Rugby Game

 It may only be February but Georgian sides Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi look to have the Rugby Schmozzle of the Year award all sewn up. Saturday’s mid-table clash between Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi in the Didi 10, the top division of Georgia’s domestic rugby league, erupted into a chaotic brawl featuring pretty much every player on the pitch. …

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Warren Gatland Names 36-Man Wales Squad For Upcoming Test Series

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 08: Wales head coach Warren Gatland faces the media ahead of the RBS Six Nations match against England, at The Vale Hotel on March 8, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Warren Gatland has disclosed the names of the players that will make up Wales’ squad for their upcoming test series. Wales will face Australia, Georgia, New Zealand and South Africa over the course of November/December, in what will be Gatland’s first matches back in charge of the side following his summer excursions with the British and Irish Lions. .@alunwynjones leads …

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Opinion: Ireland Have One Major Problem – Scoring Goals

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dreams hang by a thread after their 1-0 defeat to Serbia on Tuesday night. The reason their hopes have fleeted out in the last four days is relatively simple: they are just not clinical enough. Looking back to Saturday night’s meeting with Georgia in Tbilisi, Ireland had a multitude of chances to come away …

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Eamon Dunphy Savages Martin O’Neill And Roy Keane’s Ireland Tactics

Dunphy O'Neill Keane

Eamon Dunphy wasn’t holding back when discussing Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane’s tactical approach to last weekend’s draw in Georgia. The pair have been lambasted not just for the poor result but the overall performance, and the RTE pundit was in no mood to let them away with anything. Speaking on 2FM’s Game On programme on Monday …

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Ireland Facing More Injury Problems Ahead Of Serbia Clash

Dublin , Ireland - 7 June 2017; Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill during squad training at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland’s injury problems could be set to mount ahead of Tuesday night’s must-win World Cup qualifier against Serbia. The 1-1 draw in Tbilisi on Saturday has put a serious dent in Martin O’Neill’s hopes of progressing from the group automatically, but securing all three points at the Aviva will put them back in the driving seat going into the final …

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Watch: The Wales Goal That Sends Them Back Into Group D Contention Was A Screamer

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Wales Ben Woodburn scores the opening goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Austria at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Kevin Barnes - CameraSport via Getty Images)

Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn’s 73rd minute goal gave Wales a vital win in their World Cup qualifier against Austria in Cardiff on Saturday evening. In only his first international start, the 17-year-old unleashed a thunderbolt from 25 yards to give Wales a crucial victory as they seek to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958. The youngster had only been …

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Player Ratings As Lacklustre Ireland Held By Georgia In Tbilisi

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia 2/9/2017 Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Robbie Brady dejected after conceding a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland headed to Tblisi this evening eager to keep pace with Serbia at the summit of Group D, but the Boys in Green ran into a stern Georgia challenge. The hosts made life difficult for Martin O’Neill’s side, and cancelled out Shane Duffy’s opener to bring the sides level at the break. While the Irish withstood the Georgian pressure to finish …

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Would This Attacking Ireland XI Secure All Three Points In Georgia?

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland enter into a decisive week that will have massive ramifications on the nation’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia next year. The Boys in Green have been going well so far and sit joint-top of the table with Serbia heading into these two matches (with a bit of breathing space from Wales and …

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