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# aiden-mcgeady - Friday 19 October, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday

Hang on in there… it’s almost the weekend.

# aiden-mcgeady - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Trapattoni decision: A look at John Delaney's text messages today* (*may not be real)

The manager’s going nowhere for now.

Eamon Dunphy: Irish football bosses made a mistake on Trap decision

The FAI announced last night that the Italian manager had their backing.

The Morning Score: Thursday

Trap avoids the sack, Punchestown to go ahead and the day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong.

5 changes Giovanni Trapattoni must now make as Ireland manager

Trapattoni must interpret last night’s events a warning that he must deviate from his stubborn ways, writes Paul Fennessy.

# aiden-mcgeady - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Here's how Twitter reacted to Giovanni Trapattoni staying on as Ireland boss Twittersphere This post contains images

Here's how Twitter reacted to Giovanni Trapattoni staying on as Ireland boss

Trapattoni survives for now, and many of the Twitterati were far from impressed.

Poll: Have the FAI made the right decision in keeping Trap as manager? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have the FAI made the right decision in keeping Trap as manager?

It has been confirmed that Trapattoni will stay on as Ireland manager. What do you think of this development?

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence

The Ireland manager has come under pressure since the team’s 6-1 loss to Germany at the weekend.

World Cup qualifiers: Robbie Keane still confident of booking ticket to Brazil

“Our aim now is to kick on and to beat the teams around us, Sweden and Austria. Our main objective is to finish second,” the skipper said.

AUDIO: Commentator loses his mind when Sweden score fourth goal against Germany

It was bad news for Ireland’s World Cup hopes though.

It's strange the FAI haven't publicly backed Trapattoni, says Brian Kerr

The former Ireland boss reckons the German game was the ‘end of the line’ for Trap.

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Letting slip a four-goal lead, Jogi? What’s the German for schadenfreude?

Open thread: After last night's win, should Giovanni Trapattoni be given more time?

Two out of three ain’t bad but is the Trap era over for Ireland?

# aiden-mcgeady - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Robbie Keane: I can't see Trapattoni going anywhere

“I think he was the manager after Friday’s game and after getting a great result tonight I can’t see him not being the manager to be honest with you.”

Faroes v Ireland: That one's for Trap, says James McCarthy

The Wigan midfielder was the stand-out performer as Ireland got the job done in Torshavn.

As it happened: Faroe Islands v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

Ireland expected three points in Torshavn… could Trap deliver and save his job?

Infographic: here's how Trap's record compares with past Ireland managers'

The Boys in Green face the Faroe Islands with some reports suggesting the Italian will be sacked whatever the result in Torshavn.

# aiden-mcgeady - Monday 15 October, 2012

Faroes boss expecting Irish backlash WCQ

Faroes boss expecting Irish backlash

“I am sure we will have a very tough game tomorrow,” Lars Olsen added. Don’t patronise us, Faroe Islands.

Germany more unified than at Euro 2012, says Lahm

The trip to Dublin seems to have a galvanising effect for the Germans.

Eamon Dunphy: Trapattoni is 'taking us for a ride'

“The FAI have a big decision to make and if they don’t make the right decision — which is to pay him off and get a better manager — the consequences will be dire”

Stephen Kelly persuaded to board Faroes flight after management bust-up - reports

The Fulham defender was ultimately persuaded to leave for Vagar ahead of tomorrow night’s game.

Opinion: It's Trap, and not the players, who is to blame for Ireland's problems

There was a sense of deja vu about recent criticisms leveled at Giovanni Trapattoni, writes Paul Fennessy.

# aiden-mcgeady - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Germany's Reus aims to tame Swedes, Lahm says the Ireland match was 'fun'

Meanwhile, Germany team manager Oliver Bierhoff has admitted the Ireland game was easier than expected.

'Ah here, leave it out' - spoof video of Ireland-Germany game created LOL This post contains videos

'Ah here, leave it out' - spoof video of Ireland-Germany game created

Irish football fans at last have a reason to be cheerful, thanks to this hilarious parody.

# aiden-mcgeady - Saturday 13 October, 2012

'Our aim is not Germany, our aim is Sweden and Austria' declares Trapattoni 6-1

'Our aim is not Germany, our aim is Sweden and Austria' declares Trapattoni

“Every player loses many, many games,” trumpeted the Irish manager.

'Trapattoni has to do the right thing and step away' - Cunningham

Meanwhile, Kevin Kilbane, who played under Trap, also believes he should resign.

Low pleased by German presence

“As far as the Sweden game is concerned, I expect they will be working altogether unlike the Irish team,” the German coach said after last night’s 6-1 win.

Here's what Roy Keane thought of last night's Ireland-Germany game

Keane was less than pleased, as Ireland were taught a harsh footballing lesson by their German counterparts.

# aiden-mcgeady - Friday 12 October, 2012

Poll: Is it time for Giovanni Trapattoni to step down as Ireland manager? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for Giovanni Trapattoni to step down as Ireland manager?

It was an embarrassing night for Irish football. Should the Italian coach now resign?

House of horrors: 5 things we learned from Ireland v Germany

Doomed tactics, German efficiency and a thankless task: here are some of the talking points from Ireland’s night of pain.

'That wasn't the way to lose a game,' admits crestfallen O'Shea

The Ireland player also described tonight’s match as “a massive humiliation”.

Player ratings: here's how we rated the Boys in Green

It was a grim night in the Aviva Stadium. Here’s how each player’s performance measured up.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Germany Anger This post contains images

Here's how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Germany

The site’s users were unsurprisingly scathing in their assessment of Ireland’s 6-1 hammering tonight.

Because we need something to cling to, here's Robbie's equaliser from the 2002 World Cup IreGer This post contains videos

Ireland v Germany: 3 key battles in tonight's match

Ireland will need very strong performances in certain areas of the field if they are to earn a positive result tonight.

Loew rejects claims of squad unrest

The German coach is preparing his team of stars for their Aviva Stadium bow this evening.

Pic of the day: Banner in memory of Irish supporter James Nolan

Supporters group You Boys In Green will unfurl the banner at tonight’s clash of Ireland and Germany at the Aviva Stadium.

Team talk: O'Shea focused on collective responsibility

“It’s not just about one individual tomorrow for a game like this; it’s about the whole team.”

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Get your feet up, sports fan. You (possibly) deserve it.

World Cup qualifier preview: German test sends Trapattoni back to drawing board

Jogi Loew’s young side provide the top-class opposition.