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Thursday 23 November, 2017

Sloppy Man United made to pay and more Champions League talking points

The Red Devils were just moments away from securing a 0-0 draw needed to top their group.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Watch: This powerful Dembele strike gave Celtic the lead against PSG after just 56 seconds Early Doors This post contains videos

Watch: This powerful Dembele strike gave Celtic the lead against PSG after just 56 seconds

The French side have since taking control of proceedings.

As it happened: Basel v Man United, Champions League

Basel took on Man United, with the Red Devils needing a point to guarantee a place in the knockout stages.

Alberto Moreno's woes and more Champions League talking points

Plus, City’s 17-year-old debutant and a sense of anti-climax in the group stages.

Tuesday 21 November, 2017

As it happened: Sevilla v Liverpool, Champions League

Sevilla took on Liverpool, with the Reds needing a win to guarantee their place in the next round.

Sunday 19 November, 2017

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold? Absent Friend This post contains videos

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold?

There have been calls for the FAI to use the former manager’s expertise, more than 10 years after he parted ways with the association.

Saturday 18 November, 2017

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today Flying This post contains videos

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today

Matt Doherty was on target as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side beat Reading.

Pogba and Ibrahimovic return as four-star Man United outclass Newcastle

Rafa Benitez’s side were well beaten at Old Trafford.

Irish trio influential and all today's Premier League results

Harry Arter was on target in Bournemouth’s 4-0 win over Huddersfield.

As it happened: Man United v Newcastle, Premier League

Man United took on Newcastle, with the Red Devils needing a win to keep pace with rivals City.

Boost for Cork City as another key player commits to the club for 2018

Garry Buckley has played over 130 games for the Leesiders.

As it happened: Arsenal v Tottenham, Premier League

After a traumatic international break, it was back to club football with the North London derby first up.

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark Woe This post contains videos

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark

The Boys in Green’s World Cup dream died in humiliating fashion at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.

Friday 17 November, 2017

Familiar foes go head to head for the first time in 10 years and more Premier League talking points

Plus Sergio Aguero’s health scare and why Spurs may struggle in the North London derby.

The 21-player Ireland squad that will face the reigning European champions

Amanda Budden is one of the players included to take on the Netherlands, after missing the Slovakia trip due to college commitments.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

After World Cup failure, what's next for Ireland?

It is more than a year until the Boys in Green’s next qualifier for a major tournament.

5 young Irish players that deserve a chance now that the World Cup dream is over

Declan Rice and others who may be given an opportunity to impress in the coming months.

The 31 teams that have qualified for the 2018 World Cup so far

The final spot will be decided in the early hours of Thursday morning, as New Zealand take travel to face Peru.

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems Opinion This post contains videos

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems

The Boys in Green suffered an embarrassing 5-1 World Cup play-off loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit

Tuesday night could spell the end for a number of veteran footballers’ international careers.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'Let me finish' - Martin O'Neill involved in another tense post-match interview on RTÉ Frustration This post contains videos

'Let me finish' - Martin O'Neill involved in another tense post-match interview on RTÉ

The Ireland boss was unsurprisingly not in the best of moods after his team were beaten 5-1.

This emotional James McClean post-match interview is hard to watch Distraught This post contains videos

This emotional James McClean post-match interview is hard to watch

The West Brom winger suggested the occasion may have got to some players.

As it happened: Ireland v Denmark, World Cup qualification play-off

Ireland faced Denmark, with the winner set to earn a spot in Russia next summer.

The 9 teams that have reached every World Cup in the last 20 years or more

Italy failed to reach the tournament for the first time since 1958 after their loss to Sweden last night.

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Can Ireland silence Danish critics and more talking points

We preview tonight’s crucial World Cup qualification play-off at the Aviva Stadium.

Everton starlet aiming to help Ireland's youngsters maintain unbeaten run Preview This post contains videos

Everton starlet aiming to help Ireland's youngsters maintain unbeaten run

Harry Charsley is likely to feature as Noel King’s side face Norway later today.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Watch: Gigi Buffon responds to booing of Swedish national anthem with clapping Respect This post contains videos

Watch: Gigi Buffon responds to booing of Swedish national anthem with clapping

Tonight could potentially be the Italy legend’s last game for his country.

'He doesn't know the players' - Denmark hit back at David Meyler comments

The Hull midfielder claimed the Boys in Green have more heart and desire than their rivals.

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Denmark?

Martin O’Neill has some difficult calls to make ahead of Tuesday night’s World Cup play-off at the Aviva.

'Ireland just want us to make a mistake... I haven't got the patience to play like that'

Denmark boss Age Hareide expects his side to be dominant again in Dublin tomorrow night.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

The Irishman who was 'better than George Best' and other little-known stories Green Shoots This post contains videos

The Irishman who was 'better than George Best' and other little-known stories

Author and journalist Michael Walker chats to The42 about some of the game’s pioneers.

After years in the footballing wilderness, Ireland's hero last night is finally getting due recognition Profile This post contains videos

After years in the footballing wilderness, Ireland's hero last night is finally getting due recognition

Darren Randolph was deservedly named man of the match in Copenhagen.

'It takes courage to get on the ball and play the way Hoolahan plays' Unimpressed This post contains videos

'It takes courage to get on the ball and play the way Hoolahan plays'

The RTÉ panel were critical of Ireland’s performance in Copenhagen on Saturday night.

Saturday 11 November, 2017

'The onus is on the home side to try to break the team down. We've set out with a gameplan'

Martin O’Neill said he was “very pleased” with the Irish players’ effort this evening.

As it happened: Ireland v Denmark, World Cup qualification play-off first leg

Ireland took on Denmark, with a spot in Russia 2018 up for grabs.

Ronan O'Gara confirms 'communication has started' over potential Super Rugby switch Ronan O'Gara This post contains videos

Ronan O'Gara confirms 'communication has started' over potential Super Rugby switch

The offer is understood to be a two-year deal to work as Scott Robertson’s assistant.

Martin O'Neill on the cusp of becoming Ireland's most successful manager since Jack Charlton

The upcoming games with Denmark will have a huge impact on the manager’s legacy.

Friday 10 November, 2017

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team' Looking Ahead This post contains videos

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team'

Journalist Klaus Egelund gives the view from Denmark ahead of their World Cup play-off first-leg against Ireland this weekend.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

Injured duo link up with Irish squad as they prepare to fly out to Copenhagen

Seamus Coleman and Jon Walters have joined up with the Boys in Green ahead of their vital World Cup play-off games.

Irish football fans warned against buying tickets in Danish section

“If they are capable of beating the security, stay quiet and take off the green jersey,” a DBU official added.

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