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Dublin: 9°C Wednesday 23 September 2020


# coygig - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Heavyweights Germany shine but Ireland's Euro dream lives on despite defeat

The Girls In Green were beaten 3-0 in Essen.

The importance of this Ireland team reaching a first-ever major tournament can't be stressed enough

Captain Katie McCabe’s class act before Germany clash shows how important encouragement and visibility is.

# coygig - Friday 28 August, 2020

Ireland not planning to 'park the bus' when they face 'the best team in the world'

The Girls in Green resume their European Championship qualifying bid against Germany next month.

English loan move to ensure O'Sullivan's availability for crucial Ireland games

Ireland boss Vera Pauw has revealed that the midfielder will leave North Carolina Courage temporarily.

# coygig - Monday 17 August, 2020

'Beyond my wildest dreams' - Ireland's Niamh Fahey named Liverpool captain

The Galway woman will lead the Reds as they aim for a swift return to the Women’s Super League.

# coygig - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Ireland's Amber Barrett signs contract extension with FC Köln

Ireland striker scored three goals in 15 appearances last season.

# coygig - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Big news for Pauw's Ireland as three remaining Euro qualifiers set for later this year

The Girls in Green will face Germany in September and December, and Ukraine in October.

# coygig - Sunday 26 April, 2020

'It's strange but we're grateful to be training again' - The Ireland football star back in business in Germany

Diane Caldwell discusses a wide range of topics, but mainly life in mainland Europe in the current climate.

# coygig - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Time is on the side of 'grateful' Mustaki thanks to fast-tracked ACL surgery

The Charlton Athletic player looks set to miss far less football than she anticipated at first.

# coygig - Friday 13 March, 2020

# coygig - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Three-goal Ireland go top of Euro 2021 qualifying group after battling win in Montenegro

Vera Pauw’s side have taken another huge step towards a potential first-ever major tournament.

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Watch: Carbon-copy Caldwell goal gives Ireland lead against Montenegro

The Girls in Green are playing a vital Euro qualifier away to Montenegro this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland v Montenegro, Euro 2021 qualifier

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green won another crunch clash on the road to England 2021.

West Ham goalkeeper handed international debut as Ireland resume qualifying campaign

Courtney Brosnan starts against Montenegro this afternoon.

'Monumental' should Ireland qualify, praise for 'world-class' O'Sullivan and a must-win game behind closed doors

Diane Caldwell will again lead the Girls In Green’s defence against Montenegro this afternoon.

# coygig - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

'It does feel like the whole country is behind us. It's exactly what we need'

Ireland and Birmingham City defender Harriet Scott is eyeing a big finish to the Euro 2021 qualifying campaign.

# coygig - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Ireland book friendly in Serbia to follow next month's Euro 2021 qualifier against Germany

Vera Pauw’s side will play two away games in four days.

# coygig - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win

The Girls In Green were 1-0 winners over group rivals Greece at Tallaght Stadium.

'People believe in us' - Unbeaten Ireland eyeing another special night as Greeks come to town

It’s a ‘must-win’ game in the Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament.

# coygig - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'Once you want to represent Ireland with 100% and give it all in the Irish shirt, I don't care where you're from'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe fully supports Vera Pauw’s approach in searching out non-Irish born players to boost their Euro 2021 hopes.

# coygig - Monday 2 March, 2020

Ireland without Brighton star for crucial Euro qualifiers, business as usual amid coronavirus fears

Another record crowd at Tallaght Stadium is expected for the Greece tie on Thursday night, with over 5,000 tickets gone.

# coygig - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Ireland facing into must-win qualifiers in their bid for the big breakthrough

The next fortnight has the potential to define the Euro 2021 qualifying campaign for Vera Pauw’s side.

# coygig - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'We're waiting for answers' - Irish-eligible trio may come into fold for crunch Euro qualifiers

Vera Pauw on the situation regarding three potential newcomers, the ‘honesty’ of the FAI through turbulent times and the relief now.

# coygig - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Germany forced to plan without key midfielder for Euro clash with Ireland

Sara Däbritz has sustained an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury while on club duty with PSG.

# coygig - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ireland defender Chloe Mustaki joins Charlton Athletic

The former Shelbourne player recently received her first senior international call-up from Vera Pauw.

# coygig - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Multi-year contract extension with US champions for 'genius' O'Sullivan

The Republic of Ireland midfielder has been rewarded for her form with North Carolina Courage.

# coygig - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece Two Points Dropped This post contains videos

'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece

The FC Köln striker scored her second international goal today – but was left disappointed afterwards.

# coygig - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'To go somewhere and be paid to play would definitely be a breath of fresh air'

After her player-of-the-match display against Ukraine, Rianna Jarrett is the latest guest on The Football Family.

# coygig - Saturday 12 October, 2019

The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level

Plenty of positives for the Girls in Green on an historic night in Tallaght.

# coygig - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Ireland's long-throw specialist Campbell 'buzzing to be back' in green after injury hell

The Manchester City star shone on the big stage last night.

'The fighting spirit of these players brought the win' - Pauw's 'special' first night in charge

Ireland got The Vera Era underway with a hard-fought 3-2 Euro 2021 qualifier win over Ukraine last night.

# coygig - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

The addition of 'fantastic' Gleeson, tuition from ex-boss Bell and transition to Irish culture

Ireland face Ukraine in a crunch, sold-out Euro 2021 qualifier at Tallaght Stadium tonight in Vera Pauw’s first game in charge.

'We are going to qualify. After this week, I dare to say that' - Ireland boss Pauw

The Dutch coach is confident in what she’s seen ahead of her first Euro 2021 qualifier in charge tonight.

# coygig - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Ireland's young guns progress to U19 Euro Elite Round qualifiers with a game in hand

18-year-old Shelbourne star Alannah McEvoy was the goal-scoring hero for Dave Connell’s side.

# coygig - Saturday 5 October, 2019

All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain

It was the first time that Ireland had a team of four female officials on international duty, according to referee Paula Brady.

# coygig - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Absentees return as Ireland boss Pauw names first squad for Euro 2021 qualifier

2014 FAI Player of the Year Julie-Ann Russell is one interesting inclusion in the 23-strong group.

# coygig - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Ireland targeting record-breaking Tallaght turn-out for next month's Euro qualifier

Vera Pauw will take charge of the Girls in Green for the first time when Ukraine come to Dublin on 8 October.

# coygig - Monday 16 September, 2019

'We are absolutely elated' - Three wins from three sees Ireland U17s ease into Euro Elite Round

21 goals scored and none conceded as James Scott’s young guns finished top of their group.

# coygig - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

New Ireland boss Pauw enthused by 'philosophy of working within the FAI'

Ex-Dutch coach Vera Pauw was unveiled as the new Ireland women’s manager at a press conference this afternoon.

'It's about building morale and backing ourselves that little bit more that we can do it'

A winning start for Ireland on the road to England 2021 last night, but definitely not the most convincing performance.

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