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# estonia-soccer - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play a Euros play-off first-leg

Remember when Stephen Kelly was being preferred to Seamus Coleman at right back?

# estonia-soccer - Monday 17 November, 2014

Check out San Marino's fantastic reaction to their first-ever Euros point

The hosts had previously lost every qualifier they competed in since entering the competition for the first time in 1990.

# estonia-soccer - Sunday 12 October, 2014

This awful goalkeeping blunder got England out of jail against Estonia

Wayne Rooney stepped up to score with a fine curling free-kick that goalkeeper Sergei Pareiko flapped at.

# estonia-soccer - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Roy Hodgson apologises to Wayne Rooney over accent remarks

“I have to be very careful when talking about accents and the way people speak,” the manager laughed.

# estonia-soccer - Monday 14 November, 2011

Fraizer Campbell was racially abused for 'supporting' Estonia last Friday

Police have opened an investigation after the Sunderland striker was sent a racist message on Twitter.

# estonia-soccer - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Room for improvement as smiling Trapattoni looks to the future

Now that the cat is in the sack, Trap is avoiding the woods in case he runs into any wolves. Or something along those lines…

# estonia-soccer - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Doyle and O'Shea ready for second leg

Giovanni Trapattoni says that Kevin Doyle and John O’Shea are likely to start against Estonia on Tuesday.

# estonia-soccer - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Focused Ireland ready to answer the only question that matters

“This is what we play football for. We can’t let it slip away,” says captain Robbie Keane as Ireland prepare for a massive 90 minutes in Tallinn.

# estonia-soccer - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Blue magic: 5 Estonian goals (and what we can learn from them) Scouting Report This post contains videos

Blue magic: 5 Estonian goals (and what we can learn from them)

We borrowed Trap’s DVDs and looked back at Estonia’s route to the play-offs. Here are some of the lessons we learned.

Pareiko: Ireland can't handle quick, skilful players

The Estonian keeper has ramped up the slam talk as Trap and the boys head to Tallinn.

# estonia-soccer - Tuesday 8 November, 2011's (Very) Rough Guide to ... Estonia Checklist This post contains images's (Very) Rough Guide to ... Estonia

Heading to Tallinn to cheer on the Boys in Green? Haven’t a clue what to expect? Here’s a quick pictorial guide to help you out.

Trapattoni cautious as he readies Tallinn battle plan

The Republic of Ireland manager is determined that next week will make him rather than break him, and he’s not leaving anything up to chance.

# estonia-soccer - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trap optimistic on O'Shea's recovery

The Italian said that a final decision will be taken on Leon Best’s fitness tomorrow.

WATCH: Robbie on target as Galaxy seal spot in MLS Final Boom! This post contains videos

WATCH: Robbie on target as Galaxy seal spot in MLS Final

The Republic of Ireland skipper wrapped up LA Galaxy’s 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake in California last night.

# estonia-soccer - Saturday 29 October, 2011

'We don't want to force the situation': Trap plays down contract rift

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni says that there’s “no pressure” on the FAI to offer him a contract extension in a hurry.

# estonia-soccer - Friday 28 October, 2011

Trapattoni hopeful on Ireland's walking wounded

The Republic of Ireland boss is optimistic that both Robbie Keane and Shane Long could play some part in next month’s Euro 2012 playoff.

No room for Stokes, Best as Trap names squad for playoffs

The Republic of Ireland have named a 26-man squad ahead of next month’s Euro 2012 playoff against Estonia.

# estonia-soccer - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Irish fans prepare for Tallinn ticket disappointment

The FAI has received over three times more applications than tickets for the first leg of next month’s Euro 2012 play-off against Estonia.