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# wales-soccer - Monday 12 June, 2017

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for World Cup 2018 Fyi

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for World Cup 2018

Group D remains tight with each team having four games to play.

# wales-soccer - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires

The Welshman, who has struggled with injuries throughout the season, was taken off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona.

# wales-soccer - Friday 31 March, 2017

Taylor 'will never forget' Seamus Coleman horror tackle, says club boss Bruce

Taylor set to start for Aston Villa when they face Norwich on Saturday.

# wales-soccer - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Fifa open proceedings against Wales' Neil Taylor after Coleman horror tackle

The challenge resulted in the Ireland defender suffering a double leg fracture.

Ronald Koeman re-opens war of words with Ireland boss Martin O'Neill

The Everton manager is again unhappy with the Derry native’s handling of James McCarthy.

# wales-soccer - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

3 Ireland players who had a good week and 3 who didn't

It’s been a mixed week for the Boys in Green, as they earned a vital point against Wales but also lost to Iceland.

# wales-soccer - Monday 27 March, 2017

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab

The Everton and Ireland defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg against Wales.

# wales-soccer - Sunday 26 March, 2017

How many more points do Ireland now need to secure World Cup qualification?

At the halfway point the Boys in Green find themselves joint-top of Group D.

# wales-soccer - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Bale could have broken my leg, says O'Shea

Manager Chris Coleman defended the Real Madrid star’s challenge.

Wales's Taylor 'in bits' over Coleman injury

The Aston Villa defender was himself sidelined for eight months after breaking his ankle in 2012.

'We've 11 points on the board. I would have taken that at the start of the group'

Martin O’Neill was content with a draw in Dublin last night.

Watch: Eamon Dunphy and Richie Sadlier's heated debate on Ireland's 'indiscipline' Reaction This post contains videos

Watch: Eamon Dunphy and Richie Sadlier's heated debate on Ireland's 'indiscipline'

The suggestion was made that some bad challenges by Irish players in the first half provoked worse tackles from Wales.

A night in which football felt secondary

5 talking points from Friday’s controversy-filled World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales.

Chris Coleman: 'Your boys are not coming off with halos on their heads'

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

Coleman set for long spell on the sidelines with suspected leg break

There were no replays of the incident that prompted Taylor’s sending off, and O’Neill was reluctant to condemn the player.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Wales

Ireland faced a crucial game in Group D at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

Ireland's World Cup qualifier overshadowed by serious injury to captain Seamus Coleman

The full-back was stretchered off with a suspected broken leg in tonight’s 0-0 draw.

Last-minute change to Ireland team as Meyler replaces McCarthy for World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Boys in Green are in action at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Stage is set for an enthralling night and the Ireland-Wales pre-match talking points

Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales?

It’s a huge game for Martin O’Neill’s side.

# wales-soccer - Thursday 23 March, 2017

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What happened to Stephen Ireland?

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.

'Whatever Ireland have planned for Bale, it won't be anything new'

Wales boss Chris Coleman insists they aren’t under pressure to win at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

In-form McGeady may have to settle for a place on Ireland's bench

Martin O’Neill was remaining characteristically tight-lipped during today’s pre-match press conference.

'James plays with emotion anyway' - McClean set to start after paying respects to friend McBride Tragic Loss This post contains videos

'James plays with emotion anyway' - McClean set to start after paying respects to friend McBride

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says the Derry-born winger is “fully-focused” on tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifer with Wales.

State of Play: Four down, six to go - Ireland in good shape in quest to reach Russia

A win on Friday could eliminate one direct rival in the race for automatic qualification.

'That's propaganda - that's like going to Russia 50 years ago': Staunton, Wales and Croke Park

The 1-0 win papered over the cracks during a harrowing Euro 2008 qualifying campaign.

# wales-soccer - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

What team should Ireland pick to start against Wales?

We choose the line-up we’d like to see named on Friday evening.

'He doesn't plan ahead! - Wales midfielder Ledley may miss Ireland game for the birth of his child

The Crystal Palace man’s wife is due days after the World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Quiz: Before they face Ireland, how well do you remember these Welsh footballers?

Chris Coleman’s side are in action in the Aviva Stadium on Friday night.

Good news for Ireland as quartet return to training ahead of World Cup qualifier

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

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'

Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny' Anniversary This post contains videos

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny'

Ireland and Wales met at the GAA’s headquarters 10 years ago this week.

'We are a very good team when we're at our best': Bale and Ramsey fit and ready for Dublin

Chris Coleman has a full deck to choose from ahead of Friday’s clash with Ireland.

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane No Excuses This post contains videos

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane

Ireland’s assistant boss insists they will be ready for Wales despite several missing players.

Injury crisis worsens for Ireland as ninth player ruled out of Wales showdown

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.

Hoolahan the latest to drop out as Ireland hit with injury crisis for Wales clash

The Norwich City schemer is one of several first-team regulars missing for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

'I have loads of different pictures of the goal, paintings and all sorts'

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

Hoolahan included but Arter and Clark out of Ireland squad to face Wales

Uncapped players Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane and John Egan make the cut.

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