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How Ireland Should Now Line Up Against Wales After Moldova Win

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Moldova Ireland team

Ireland did the necessary against Moldova on Friday night to set up a winner-takes-all clash with Wales on Monday. Two first half goals from Daryl Murphy were enough to seal the win, though the performance at times wasn’t particularly strong and some players should be pretty nervous about their role in the starting lineup. Still, Ireland got the win they …

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Ireland Fans React To 2-0 Victory Over Moldova

Republic of Ireland's striker Daryl Murphy (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Republic of Ireland and Moldova at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on October 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITH (Photo credit should read PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland came into their clash with Moldova on Friday night knowing they had to win to have any chance of qualifying from Group D.  With Wales beating Georgia away from home earlier in the evening, the pressure was intensified but the Boys in Green brilliantly stepped up to the plate, albeit against a much lesser opposition. Two goals inside 20 …

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Republic Of Ireland Team To Take On Moldova Named

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland manager Martin O'Neill during the post match press conference Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named his side to take on Moldova in what is the first of two do or die games for the Boys in Green.  BREAKING: David Meyler captains Ireland as Martin O'Neill names his starting team to face Moldova! #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/DjtRsBFPHz — FAIreland (@FAIreland) October 6, 2017 As expected, in goal is Darren Randolph …

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Martin O’Neill Cuts Five Players From The Ireland Squad To Face Moldova

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 5/10/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has trimmed his Republic of Ireland squad ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Moldova in Dublin. With an initial 30-man panel to choose from, cuts were always necessary and to that end, the manager has decided that James McCarthy, Daryl Horgan, David McGoldrick, Jonny Hayes and uncapped Aiden O’Brien will not be involved. James McCarthy won’t be …

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How A Much-Changed Ireland Should Line Up Against Moldova

Ireland Moldova

Ireland’s slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia will almost certainly crumble to dust if they don’t beat Moldova on Friday night. The good news, however, is that the runners-up spot (if not a playoff place) is still very much in Ireland’s hands. The task (but the execution) is simple: two wins from two guarantees second …

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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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Ireland Face Massive Four Days In Race For World Cup Qualification

Now that deadline day has come and gone attention switches to international football as Martin O’Neill’s men aim to leave Tbilisi tomorrow night with three massive points against Georgia as the race for World Cup qualification next summer hots up. The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to maintain their 100% record against Georgia ahead of a vital home clash …

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