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# albania-soccer - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Farce as France play Andorra's anthem instead of Albania's - then apologise to Armenia Ghost Town This post contains videos

# albania-soccer - Thursday 27 December, 2018

The 16-year-old German-born footballer dreaming of glory with Ireland

Frankfurt’s Emily Kraft is considered one of the most promising players in the underage set-up.

# albania-soccer - Monday 22 October, 2018

Ireland U17s begin qualifying campaign with 14-0 demolition

Emily Kraft and Emily Whelan scored hat-tricks for Colin Bell’s side against Albania.

# albania-soccer - Friday 6 October, 2017

Gerard Pique again the subject of abuse from Spanish fans ahead of Albania clash

The Barcelona defender was jeered and booed as his name was read out in Alicante.

# albania-soccer - Monday 10 October, 2016

Fuming Pique to quit Spain squad after sleeve uproar

Criticism of the defender’s jersey alteration in the 2-0 win over Albania has prompted him to confirm his international retirement after the World Cup.

# albania-soccer - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Historic night for Albania as hope remains for knockout stage

Armando Sadiku was the hero as the team claimed their first win at a major tournament.

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania

It was the final round of games in Group A and we were there every step of the way.

# albania-soccer - Saturday 11 June, 2016

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss Underdogs This post contains videos

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss

Switzerland played the majority of the game with a man advantage after Lorik Cana was sent off.

# albania-soccer - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Other countries' Euro qualification puts overall Irish performance in perspective

With the likes of Albania, Iceland, Northern Ireland and Wales all confirming their place in France next summer, you can’t help but ask questions.

# albania-soccer - Friday 24 October, 2014

# albania-soccer - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Albania PM's brother arrested as Euro qualifier abandoned

There was noticeable tension in the air during tonight’s clash between these two rivals.

# albania-soccer - Monday 8 September, 2014

Albania cause the shock of the night by handing embarrassing defeat to Portugal

Without their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Bento’s side lost out 1-0 to a team 59 places below them in the FIFA rankings.