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#World Cup play-off

# world-cup-play-off - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'In terms of quality, expectations have reached a new low during this campaign'

A team can still be pragmatic and expressive.

'If we can keep Denmark out on their home patch, we can do it on ours' - Duffy

Ireland’s centre-half is confident of another cleen sheet in Tuesday’s World Cup play-off second

# world-cup-play-off - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Ireland's World Cup play-off on a knife edge after draw away to Denmark

Martin O’Neill’s men held the home side to a 0-0 stalemate at Parken Stadium tonight.

'When something's taken away from you like that... emotions are so raw at that time'

John O’Shea recalls his memories of playing in international play-offs and what it would mean to play in another World Cup.

# world-cup-play-off - Friday 10 November, 2017

'He was a good landlord!' - Denmark manager used to rent a house from old friend Martin O'Neill The Opposition This post contains videos

'He was a good landlord!' - Denmark manager used to rent a house from old friend Martin O'Neill

Age Hareide and the Ireland boss were team-mates at Manchester City and Norwich City.

'I think Shane Long is an incredible striker. We've got to keep an eye on him all the time'

Peter Schmeichel is adamant that Shane Long should start for Ireland against the Danes.

# world-cup-play-off - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'I actually think we are the more physical side': Schmeichel unconcerned by Irish toughness

‘The team wasn’t really Irish back then! Jack was very clever, and he got the pick of the best that didn’t play for England.’

# world-cup-play-off - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Keane: 'You don’t want lads picking up daft yellow cards for kicking the ball away' Use The Head This post contains videos

Keane: 'You don’t want lads picking up daft yellow cards for kicking the ball away'

The Ireland assistant boss won’t be telling his players to pull out of tackles during this weekend’s World Cup play-off, however.

# world-cup-play-off - Monday 6 November, 2017

McCarthy and Keogh ruled out as O'Neill cuts his World Cup play-off squad

Preparations for Denmark begin this afternoon out in Abbotstown.

# world-cup-play-off - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Sean Maguire has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup play-off against Denmark

The player is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury earlier this week.

# world-cup-play-off - Monday 30 October, 2017

11 months after injury setback Paddy McNair returns to Northern Ireland squad

The 22-year-old midfielder was sidelined for 11 months after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament.

# world-cup-play-off - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Sean Maguire scored a brilliant solo goal as Preston fell at home to Brentford this afternoon Seanie Watch This post contains videos

Sean Maguire scored a brilliant solo goal as Preston fell at home to Brentford this afternoon

Maguire was named in Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad for Ireland’s World Cup play-off against Denmark in a fortnight.

# world-cup-play-off - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ryanair schedule four extra flights to Copenhagen due to 'phenomenal' demand

The scramble for tickets for both legs has already started.