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#World Cup

# world-cup - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'There'll be war': Ireland fans urged not to buy fake tickets from Welsh touts Don't Be Duped

'There'll be war': Ireland fans urged not to buy fake tickets from Welsh touts

The Boys in Green take on Wales in Cardiff next month.

# world-cup - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked

Fifa are aware of The FA’s concerns, but insist they cannot offer computer advice.

# world-cup - Friday 8 September, 2017

Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture

TV pictures show the England player making the gesture in a World Cup qualifier on Monday night.

# world-cup - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Brian Kerr calls for Wes Hoolahan to start against Serbia

The Norwich City player was considered a doubt for the World Cup qualifier due to a groin injury.

'He'd never wish that on anyone and he was more worried about the impact on Seamus'

Neil Taylor’s international teammate speaks about how the Seamus Coleman challenge affected him as he returns from his two-match ban.

Dele Alli insists middle finger gesture was a joke but could still face punishment

England’s Dele Alli has claimed that the gesture was not aimed at the referee.

Northern Ireland secure second-place and inch closer to World Cup play-offs High Achievers This post contains videos

Northern Ireland secure second-place and inch closer to World Cup play-offs

Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt goals secured victory at Windsor Park.

# world-cup - Sunday 3 September, 2017

The Dutch pick up a much-needed win but World Cup qualification still looks a long shot

Brighton’s Davy Propper scored twice in a 3-1 victory over Bulgaria.

'I'm full of anger - they bring shame on our country': Löw condemns Nazi chants

A group of Germany supporters shouted Nazi-era chants during a World Cup qualifier on Friday.

'I’ve had my time' - Wayne Rooney rules out England return for 2018 World Cup

The Three Lions striker is unwilling to consider the prospect of an international return.

# world-cup - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Georgia

Ireland’s 100% win record against Georgia came to an end with a poor performance in Tbilisi.

Harry Kane shows he's able as stuttering England pick up flattering World Cup win in Malta

Scoreless at the break, Gareth Southgate’s side ultimately coasted to a 4-0 victory.

# world-cup - Friday 1 September, 2017

All you need to know about Georgia ahead of tomorrow's World Cup qualifier

Here is the lowdown ahead of Ireland’s important Group D World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi.

# world-cup - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'We're not making any excuses. We didn't play well and we've got a lot of work to do'

All errors made this evening can be rectified, says Ireland head coach Tom Tierney and Hannah Tyrrell.

Timing perfect for Sean Maguire as O'Neill prepares to name squad for World Cup qualifiers

Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle made their international debuts after joining Preston — Sean Maguire will be hoping for a similar fate ahead of Monday’s squad announcement.

# world-cup - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Dramatic finish to Ireland's opening World Cup win over Australia draws over 320,000 viewers

The game averaged 17.45% of the available TV audience.

# world-cup - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Set-piece, structure and incessant work-rate critical for Ireland in home World Cup opener

The Wallaroos will carry a direct threat and no little pedigree into UCD tonight, but all Irish cylinders are primed to fire.

# world-cup - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is

Sinead Finnegan, who plays for Dublin and works for Teneo PSG, shares her thoughts on the eve of the WRWC.

Talking over as Ireland Women prepare to take hold of jersey and Australia

This week has been anything but normal for Claire Molloy, but she knows the drill from here on.

# world-cup - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'She was so far ahead. She had the cheeky chappy attitude of a scrum-half, and the skills to back it up'

Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan recalls coaching Nicole Cronin – one of Ireland’s uncapped WRWC players – when she was 12.

# world-cup - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'I wasn't going to hang around and warm the bench' - Darren Randolph left West Ham for World Cup ambitions

Slaven Bilic confirmed to the Ireland goalkeeper that Joe Hart would be his new number one at West Ham next season.

# world-cup - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Star rugby ref Nigel Owens opens up on bulimia battle

“I would urge anyone suffering to do something – seek professional advice, tell people about it, don’t hide it, don’t lie about it, that’s a great first step.”

# world-cup - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ireland valiantly push Argentina all the way in bid to reach World Cup dreamland

Ireland now go into the playoffs with a place in next summer’s tournament at stake.

# world-cup - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Fifa discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report

The decision comes after German publication Bild obtained what it said was a leaked copy of the findings.

# world-cup - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we look back at the best goals of the Barcelona and Argentina superstar’s career.

# world-cup - Thursday 22 June, 2017

World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister

The man in charge of sport for Russia’s Tatarstan region says there is no sign that the 2018 World Cup will be met with major problems.

# world-cup - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Löw unhappy with German fans for jeering their own player over diving controversy

“There was a dive once, he made a mistake, and he admitted he was wrong.”

# world-cup - Friday 9 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

# world-cup - 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 - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Italy boss unhappy with Manchester United over 'bizarre' Darmian decision

United have refused to release the player for international duty until 5 June, Giampiero Ventura says.

# world-cup - Monday 29 May, 2017

Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event

Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe claimed the top prize in Poland today.

# world-cup - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'We know they will be tough': All Blacks coach on drawing Springboks at Rugby World Cup

Steve Hansen expects South Africa and Italy to provide stern tests, but was “okay” with the draw.

# world-cup - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final

Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll and Denise Walsh stole the limelight from Gary and Paul O’Donovan in Belgrade.

# world-cup - Friday 5 May, 2017

Argentina World Cup hopes boosted as Messi gets four-game ban quashed

Fifa have decided to keep the game’s biggest star in with a chance of playing in their biggest tournament.

# world-cup - Monday 17 April, 2017

Wallabies and Toulon wing Drew Mitchell announces his decision to retire

Only two players have scored more Rugby World Cup tries than Australia’s Mitchell, who is set to end his illustrious career.

# world-cup - Monday 10 April, 2017

# world-cup - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Will Ireland follow suit? No strike action as US women's soccer team reach landmark agreement

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati described the deal as “an important step”.

# world-cup - Friday 31 March, 2017

Schweinsteiger 'World Cup' journalist offers apology

Derek Henkle, the man who infamously asked Bastian Schweinsteiger about winning the World Cup with Chicago Fire, has explained his error.

# world-cup - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Europe to get three extra spots in 48-team World Cup under Fifa proposal

The tournament is due to expand in 2026.

# world-cup - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Barcelona issue statement expressing 'outrage' at Messi ban

The Argentina superstar has been banned for four international matches after an alleged outburst at a linesman.

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