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#Euro 2016 Qualifiers

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents
# Who's Who
# Who's Who

Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents

Oct 14th 2015, 11:44 AM 9,884 Views 8 Comments

Most Ireland fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for a two-legged tie with Hungary.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

After an eventful night, here are the qualified teams that will play at Euro 2016
# Dramatic Evening
# Dramatic Evening

After an eventful night, here are the qualified teams that will play at Euro 2016

Oct 13th 2015, 11:15 PM 8,477 Views 11 Comments

Turkey pulled off a massive coup and finished as the best third-placed side.

Netherlands suffer huge embarrassment and fail to make Euros for first time in over 30 years
# Not-so-brilliant Orange
# Not-so-brilliant Orange

Netherlands suffer huge embarrassment and fail to make Euros for first time in over 30 years

Oct 13th 2015, 10:34 PM 11,955 Views 22 Comments

Robin van Persie scored a bizarre own goal in a 2-3 loss in Amsterdam.

Here are the four teams the Republic of Ireland could face in the Euro 2016 play-off draw
# Decided
# Decided

Here are the four teams the Republic of Ireland could face in the Euro 2016 play-off draw

Oct 13th 2015, 9:58 PM 53,832 Views 89 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s side will not be seeded for Sunday’s draw.

Manchester United youngster spends third night in hospital after rupturing his liver
# Ouch
# Ouch

Manchester United youngster spends third night in hospital after rupturing his liver

Oct 13th 2015, 9:36 PM 12,032 Views 7 Comments

Paddy McNair picked up the injury while on international duty with Northern Ireland.

We've seen one of the misses of the season in Euro qualifying tonight
# MY EYES!
# MY EYES!

We've seen one of the misses of the season in Euro qualifying tonight

Oct 13th 2015, 8:43 PM 12,940 Views 6 Comments

Dries Mertens will be having nightmares about this one.

Other countries' Euro qualification puts overall Irish performance in perspective
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

Other countries' Euro qualification puts overall Irish performance in perspective

Oct 13th 2015, 6:41 PM 13,950 Views 16 Comments

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.

Why Ireland fans need to pay attention to these Euro fixtures tonight
# Play-off Picture
# Play-off Picture

Why Ireland fans need to pay attention to these Euro fixtures tonight

Oct 13th 2015, 3:30 PM 29,830 Views 32 Comments

Martin O’Neill will be keeping an eye on a variety of games over the next few days.

Netherlands on the brink of major embarrassment unless results go their way tonight
# Underachievers
# Underachievers

Netherlands on the brink of major embarrassment unless results go their way tonight

Oct 13th 2015, 2:53 PM 7,115 Views 14 Comments

Danny Blind’s Dutch side are outside the top three and in real danger of missing out on Euro 2016.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Monday 12 October, 2015

Two more countries booked their place at Euro 2016 after tonight's games
# Euro Wrap
# Euro Wrap

Two more countries booked their place at Euro 2016 after tonight's games

Oct 12th 2015, 10:44 PM 11,963 Views 37 Comments

Meanwhile, David De Gea had a stormer for Spain.

Lithuania coach resigns in press conference after his side suffer defeat to England
# Bizarre Scenes
# Bizarre Scenes

Lithuania coach resigns in press conference after his side suffer defeat to England

Oct 12th 2015, 10:09 PM 9,304 Views 6 Comments

The Three Lions qualify for France with ten wins from ten.

5 winners and losers after Ireland secure Euro 2016 play-off berth
# Winners And Losers
# Winners And Losers

5 winners and losers after Ireland secure Euro 2016 play-off berth

Oct 12th 2015, 6:04 PM 11,894 Views 9 Comments

It was a mixed week for the Boys in Green.

Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie involved in alleged training ground bust-up
# Dutch Distress
# Dutch Distress

Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie involved in alleged training ground bust-up

Oct 12th 2015, 2:46 PM 8,353 Views 5 Comments

The veteran attacker is finding it difficult with playing the unfamiliar role of replacement, according to reports.

Ireland's recent play-off history not great but there are still reasons to be hopeful
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Ireland's recent play-off history not great but there are still reasons to be hopeful

Oct 12th 2015, 1:34 PM 4,988 Views 5 Comments

Over the last two decades, we’ve faced into this situation six times.

Time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch their innate conservatism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch their innate conservatism

Oct 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,405 Views 14 Comments

The Boys in Green are facing a Euro 2016 playoff after losing to Poland last night

'Martin O'Neill doesn't trust Wes Hoolahan'
# Claim
# Claim

'Martin O'Neill doesn't trust Wes Hoolahan'

Oct 12th 2015, 1:01 AM 10,125 Views 24 Comments

The Norwich midfielder was omitted from Ireland’s starting lineup against Poland, much to the dismay of Eamon Dunphy.

8 teams Ireland could face in the Euro 2016 playoffs
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

8 teams Ireland could face in the Euro 2016 playoffs

Oct 12th 2015, 12:19 AM 18,641 Views 12 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s side’s loss tonight means they will have to play two additional matches in their bid to reach France.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Germany stutter past Georgia to top Group D
# Unconvincing
# Unconvincing

Germany stutter past Georgia to top Group D

Oct 11th 2015, 11:21 PM 3,966 Views 0 Comments

Joachim Low’s men ultimately avoided slipping behind Poland in their group.

3 talking points from Ireland's disappointing loss to Poland
# Analysis
# Analysis

3 talking points from Ireland's disappointing loss to Poland

Oct 11th 2015, 10:57 PM 7,236 Views 27 Comments

Lack of creativity, temperament not right and more thoughts from this evening’s action.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Poland this evening
# Review
# Review

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Poland this evening

Oct 11th 2015, 10:02 PM 11,054 Views 30 Comments

It was a disappointing night for the Irish team.

As it happened: Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier

Oct 11th 2015, 7:44 PM 124,815 Views 107 Comments

Ireland took on Poland with automatic qualification at stake on a big night for the Boys in Green.

Here's what we think the Ireland starting XI should be tonight
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's what we think the Ireland starting XI should be tonight

Oct 11th 2015, 6:12 PM 4,784 Views 2 Comments

Martin O’Neill has some difficult decisions to make ahead of this evening’s game.

The Republic of Ireland could still top Group D - here's how
# Permutations
# Permutations

The Republic of Ireland could still top Group D - here's how

Oct 11th 2015, 11:00 AM 9,447 Views 27 Comments

Hard as it is to fathom, should Germany lose to Georgia, it changes things significantly.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Could Holland give themselves hope or suffer humiliating Euro 2016 elimination today?
# Orange Crush
# Orange Crush

Could Holland give themselves hope or suffer humiliating Euro 2016 elimination today?

Oct 10th 2015, 4:15 PM 8,137 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch need to beat Kazakhstan today and hope Turkey drop points in their final games to just make the play-offs.

Warsaw prepares for Irish invasion as 5,000 fans expected for final Euro 2016 qualifier
# Letter From Poland
# Letter From Poland

Warsaw prepares for Irish invasion as 5,000 fans expected for final Euro 2016 qualifier

Oct 10th 2015, 1:29 PM 18,420 Views 27 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has touched down in Poland with less than 30 hours until kick-off at the National Stadium.

Good news for Ireland as one of Poland's best players is ruled out of tomorrow's crucial game
# Big Blow
# Big Blow

Good news for Ireland as one of Poland's best players is ruled out of tomorrow's crucial game

Oct 10th 2015, 1:17 PM 13,822 Views 18 Comments

Arkadiusz Milik has scored six times in qualifying but picked up a knock against Scotland.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Friday 9 October, 2015

Here's what Ireland now need to do to gain automatic qualification to the Euros
# Permutations
# Permutations

Here's what Ireland now need to do to gain automatic qualification to the Euros

Oct 9th 2015, 1:29 PM 17,218 Views 25 Comments

The Boys in Green are set for a crunch encounter in Poland on Sunday.

'The stupid thing of Dublin' - How the German media reacted to last night's humbling defeat
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

'The stupid thing of Dublin' - How the German media reacted to last night's humbling defeat

Oct 9th 2015, 12:56 PM 17,708 Views 7 Comments

A record German television audience of 11 million watched last night’s game and they were far from impressed.

After a last-second collapse last night, spare a thought for the Scots today
# Tartan In Tatters
# Tartan In Tatters

After a last-second collapse last night, spare a thought for the Scots today

Oct 9th 2015, 12:31 PM 8,751 Views 17 Comments

Gordon Strachan’s side conjured a brilliant comeback only to suffer elimination after conceding with last kick.

Who could the Republic of Ireland face in the play-offs?
# Crunching Numbers
# Crunching Numbers

Who could the Republic of Ireland face in the play-offs?

Oct 9th 2015, 10:39 AM 22,172 Views 31 Comments

There’s still plenty of football to play but a picture is emerging of how the qualifiers will play out.

It's time for Irish football fans to embrace positivity after last night's stunning result
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's time for Irish football fans to embrace positivity after last night's stunning result

Oct 9th 2015, 7:20 AM 6,923 Views 22 Comments

The Boys in Green earned a historic 1-0 Euro 2016 qualification victory over Germany on Thursday.

Eamon Dunphy slams 'arrogant' and 'unprofessional' Germany
# Critcism
# Critcism

Eamon Dunphy slams 'arrogant' and 'unprofessional' Germany

Oct 9th 2015, 1:31 AM 12,683 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, Liam Brady said it was Ireland’s greatest result since the famous 2001 win over Holland.

'It definitely is up there!' Shane Long savours one of the best moments of his career
# Hero
# Hero

'It definitely is up there!' Shane Long savours one of the best moments of his career

Oct 9th 2015, 12:52 AM 8,031 Views 7 Comments

The Tipperary native had a night to remember as Ireland beat Germany.

'We avoided 99 of those long balls but the 100th was one too many' - Löw
# Sour Grapes
# Sour Grapes

'We avoided 99 of those long balls but the 100th was one too many' - Löw

Oct 9th 2015, 12:02 AM 12,208 Views 39 Comments

The Germany head coach wasn’t happy with his team’s finishing or Ireland’s tactics.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Thursday 8 October, 2015

'We've still a long way to go' - O'Neill insists the job is only half-done
# Road To France
# Road To France

'We've still a long way to go' - O'Neill insists the job is only half-done

Oct 8th 2015, 11:46 PM 4,724 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s manager was delighted with the team spirit shown by his players tonight.

Automatic qualification up for grabs and the talking points from Ireland's win over Germany
# What A Night
# What A Night

Automatic qualification up for grabs and the talking points from Ireland's win over Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 11:08 PM 6,333 Views 8 Comments

An outstanding performance from the Boys in Green earned them a 1-0 win over Germany.

After a breathtaking night of European football, here's what we know
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

After a breathtaking night of European football, here's what we know

Oct 8th 2015, 11:00 PM 6,368 Views 4 Comments

Portugal claimed their place at Euro 2016 while Denmark face an anxious wait to see if they’ll make it to France next summer.

Last-gasp Lewandowski puts slight blemish on Ireland's night
# Big Game
# Big Game

Last-gasp Lewandowski puts slight blemish on Ireland's night

Oct 8th 2015, 10:41 PM 19,176 Views 23 Comments

A goal four minutes into stoppage time to earn Poland a 2-2 Group D draw with Scotland

History made in Belfast as Northern Ireland qualify for first major tournament in 30 years
# Green Is The Colour
# Green Is The Colour

History made in Belfast as Northern Ireland qualify for first major tournament in 30 years

Oct 8th 2015, 10:23 PM 9,640 Views 28 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s side beat Greece 3-1 to confirm their place in France next summer.

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least
# Triumph
# Triumph

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least

Oct 8th 2015, 10:19 PM 47,022 Views 113 Comments

The Boys in Green secured a famous victory last night.