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#World Cup Qualifiers Europe

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Is the mentality right for Martin O'Neill's Irish side?

Despite a frenetic finish, the Boys in Green looked out of sorts for large parts of their World Cup qualifier against Austria.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Dunphy criticises Keane for the 'war' talk before Austria qualifier

The RTÉ pundit also suggested that Martin O’Neill could have picked a better team by putting all the players’ names into a hat.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - 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.

'It was not easy to play our game because they play, most of the time, long balls'

Bayern Munich and Austria star David Alaba was frustrated with how Ireland approached their qualifier on Sunday.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Man for the big stage Walters still vital for Ireland as he becomes top scorer of the O'Neill era

Tonight’s goal against Austria was his eight under the current management team and 14th in total for the Boys in Green.

Ireland presented with a golden opportunity to kill off one of their World Cup qualifying rivals

Martin O’Neill’s side can take Austria out of the running for a spot at next year’s finals by claiming victory this evening.

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again? Profile This post contains videos

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?

David Alaba will be hoping to inspire his side against Ireland, having made the difference in previous games.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Last chance saloon for Austria and their under-pressure manager Koller

The Swiss coach says he has been in the business long enough to deal with situations like tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Ireland.

'Warrior' Walters set to lead the line for Ireland after declaring himself fighting fit

The Stoke City man is raring to go ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Austria.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 9 June, 2017

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history

Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.

Watch: Dramatic late goal from the half-way line sees Sweden upset France Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Dramatic late goal from the half-way line sees Sweden upset France

Ola Toivonen capitalised on poor play from Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

'People have died for their country so we want our lads to put their bodies on the line' Rallying Cry This post contains videos

'People have died for their country so we want our lads to put their bodies on the line'

Ireland’s assistant boss has been glad to see injured captain Seamus Coleman link up with the group ahead of Sunday’s World Cup qualifier.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 8 June, 2017

With a host of missing players, Austria could well be there for the taking

Marcel Koller must prepare for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Ireland with a severely-depleted squad.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Chelsea's Eden Hazard fractures ankle on international duty

Meanwhile, the Belgian star has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Austria boss baffled as defender skips Ireland clash for his wedding day

Under-pressure Marcel Koller is not happy that Andreas Ulmer has planned his big day to clash with the upcoming World Cup qualifier.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 15 May, 2017

Kevin Long gets Ireland call in squad for Austria qualifier and summer friendlies

The Boys in Green will spend a few days at Fota Island before playing three matches in June.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Northern Ireland keep qualification dream on track with big win against Norway

Jamie Ward and Conor Washington got the goals in Windsor Park this evening.

England beat Lithuania 2-0 in a game that you've probably already forgotten

Defoe and Vardy get the goals in Wembley snoozefest.

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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 24 March, 2017

Serbia battle back to end any hopes of Georgia shock and go top of Group D

We were warming up for a shock result in the first half, but Serbia put the game to bed in the end.

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…?

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - 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.

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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 20 March, 2017

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.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Liverpool teenager included in Wales squad for World Cup qualifier against Ireland

17-year-old Ben Woodburn has been called up by Chris Coleman.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 13 March, 2017

McGeady looking fitter, Brady and Duffy will be big losses and O'Neill open to paying Sheridan a visit

The Ireland boss is confident they can manage without a couple of key players against Wales next week.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 6 March, 2017

Shane Duffy out of Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Brighton defender fractured his metatarsal over the weekend.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 16 February, 2017

McGeady's return to form puts him ahead of Horgan in Ireland pecking order - Kilbane

The Preston North End pair have both been performing well at club level over the past month.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Boost for Wales ahead of Ireland showdown as Bale returns to training early

The Real Madrid superstar has been out of action since November with an ankle injury.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 10 February, 2017

Gareth Bale to be fit for Ireland clash says Zidane

The Real Madrid boss expects his Welsh winger back by 7 March.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 2 January, 2017

5 Irish footballers we'd like to see make their international debuts in 2017

The likes of Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Daryl Horgan are knocking have been pushing to be capped for Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'In my kindest calculations, I hadn't got Ireland in this position. It's a fantastic place to be'

Former striker and Sky Sports pundit Niall Quinn has seen this group of players grow and mature under Martin O’Neill.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Less than 3 years after starring at the World Cup, James' Real career looks in jeopardy

The Colombian said he cannot guarantee he will remain at Madrid beyond January, much to the disappointment of his team-mate.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Southgate finally named as England's permanent manager on a 4-year deal

The former U21 boss takes over from Sam Allardyce after acting as caretaker boss since September.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Strachan to remain as Scotland boss despite poor start to World Cup qualifiers

The 59-year-old was under big pressure following the recent defeat to England.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Analysis: How Ireland targeted Austria’s makeshift left-back Plan This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland targeted Austria’s makeshift left-back

Kevin Wimmer had an evening to forget against the Boys in Green on Saturday.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 14 November, 2016

Ciaran Clark the unsung hero of Ireland’s famous win in Austria Analysis This post contains videos

Ciaran Clark the unsung hero of Ireland’s famous win in Austria

The Newcastle defender showed why Martin O’Neill has placed faith in him.

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