# wales-soccer - Today’s News
At the halfway point the Boys in Green find themselves joint-top of Group D.
# wales-soccer - Yesterday’s News
Manager Chris Coleman defended the Real Madrid star’s challenge.
The Aston Villa defender was himself sidelined for eight months after breaking his ankle in 2012.
Martin O’Neill was content with a draw in Dublin last night.
The suggestion was made that some bad challenges by Irish players in the first half provoked worse tackles from Wales.
5 talking points from Friday’s controversy-filled World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales.
The Wales manager insisted red carded Neil Taylor is “not that type of player”.
'I think Taylor was in tears afterwards. He knows the pain Seamus was in because he's been there before'
Ireland striker Shane Long doesn’t believe there was any malice in the Welsh defender’s tackle.
# wales-soccer - Friday 24 March, 2017
There were no replays of the incident that prompted Taylor’s sending off, and O’Neill was reluctant to condemn the player.
The full-back was stretchered off with a suspected broken leg in tonight’s 0-0 draw.
The Boys in Green are in action at the Aviva Stadium tonight.
Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?
It’s a huge game for Martin O’Neill’s side.
# wales-soccer - Thursday 23 March, 2017
10 years on from his winning goal against Wales at Croke Park, the Stoke star has become one of Irish football’s most elusive figures.
Wales boss Chris Coleman insists they aren’t under pressure to win at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.
Martin O’Neill was remaining characteristically tight-lipped during today’s pre-match press conference.
Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says the Derry-born winger is “fully-focused” on tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifer with Wales.
A win on Friday could eliminate one direct rival in the race for automatic qualification.
The 1-0 win papered over the cracks during a harrowing Euro 2008 qualifying campaign.
# wales-soccer - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
We choose the line-up we’d like to see named on Friday evening.
The Crystal Palace man’s wife is due days after the World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
Chris Coleman’s side are in action in the Aviva Stadium on Friday night.
The Boys in Green were put through their paces in Dublin with two days to go until the meeting with Wales.
# wales-soccer - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.
Ireland and Wales met at the GAA’s headquarters 10 years ago this week.
Chris Coleman has a full deck to choose from ahead of Friday’s clash with Ireland.
Ireland’s assistant boss insists they will be ready for Wales despite several missing players.
Daryl Murphy has returned to Newcastle after a scan on his calf.
# wales-soccer - Monday 20 March, 2017
'It’s times like this you wish he was around' - Ireland's latest call-up Egan on his GAA legend father
The Cork native says he’s settling in well after his first day training with the squad.
The Norwich City schemer is one of several first-team regulars missing for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
Irish Senior Player of the Year Robbie Brady insists he’ll never get sick of watching his famous header against Italy.
# wales-soccer - Sunday 19 March, 2017
Uncapped players Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane and John Egan make the cut.
The Ireland assistant boss was recently highly critical of Man United manager Jose Mourinho.
# wales-soccer - Thursday 16 March, 2017
The Welsh boss also explained why he’s called up Ben Woodburn.
17-year-old Ben Woodburn has been called up by Chris Coleman.
# wales-soccer - Saturday 11 March, 2017
On Monday, Martin O’Neill will confirm the group of players who will face Wales and Iceland.
# wales-soccer - Monday 6 March, 2017
The Girls in Green have topped their group after a second win this afternoon.
The Brighton defender fractured his metatarsal over the weekend.
# wales-soccer - Friday 3 March, 2017
The 33-year-old attacker has not played since completing 90 minutes in Stoke’s 2-0 defeat of Watford on 3 January.