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#Euro 2016 Qualifiers

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

How the Boys in Green rated in tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier win over Germany
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

How the Boys in Green rated in tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier win over Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 9:54 PM 44,228 Views 117 Comments

Ireland defeated the world champions in front of a sell-out crowd at the Aviva Stadium.

Here's the goal that put Ireland 1-0 up against Germany
# Cracker
# Cracker

Here's the goal that put Ireland 1-0 up against Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 9:40 PM 17,289 Views 35 Comments

Shane Long has scored a famous goal this evening.

There are a couple of surprise selections in the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier
# Line-up
# Line-up

There are a couple of surprise selections in the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier

Oct 8th 2015, 6:43 PM 25,401 Views 54 Comments

The Boys in Green host the world champions at Lansdowne Road this evening.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Germany, Euro 2016 qualifier
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Germany, Euro 2016 qualifier

Oct 8th 2015, 6:38 PM 99,780 Views 100 Comments

It was the big one at the Aviva Stadium and we were there to follow all the action.

5 talking points ahead of tonight's Ireland-Germany clash
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 talking points ahead of tonight's Ireland-Germany clash

Oct 8th 2015, 6:18 PM 6,975 Views 33 Comments

The Boys in Green take on the world champions at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Northern Ireland and Wales on brink of history - here's who can qualify for Euro 2016
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Northern Ireland and Wales on brink of history - here's who can qualify for Euro 2016

Oct 8th 2015, 1:29 PM 4,209 Views 15 Comments

There’s plenty of football still to be played as the stakes are raised.

Analysis: Should Ireland man-mark Germany's star man tonight?
# Danger Man
# Danger Man

Analysis: Should Ireland man-mark Germany's star man tonight?

Oct 8th 2015, 10:20 AM 7,018 Views 12 Comments

There is no question who the world champions’ biggest threat going forward will be.

Do Ireland have any chance of qualifying for the Euros as the best third-place team?
# Fyi
# Fyi

Do Ireland have any chance of qualifying for the Euros as the best third-place team?

Oct 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 33,475 Views 9 Comments

We look at the possible permutations as the Euro 2016 qualifiers approach their climax.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Germany coach backs Jurgen Klopp for Liverpool job
# Praise
# Praise

Germany coach backs Jurgen Klopp for Liverpool job

Oct 7th 2015, 8:52 PM 5,979 Views 29 Comments

The Germany coach believes there are similarities between the two clubs.

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim
# Tribute
# Tribute

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim

Oct 7th 2015, 8:04 PM 20,129 Views 33 Comments

The Man United star is in Dublin ahead of the world champions’ clash with Ireland tomorrow

What team should Ireland start for tomorrow's Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany?
# First XI
# First XI

What team should Ireland start for tomorrow's Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany?

Oct 7th 2015, 5:50 PM 14,373 Views 57 Comments

Martin O’Neill has a number of decisions to make before he names his line-up on Thursday evening.

'They play more imaginatively than the Scots' - Germany coach talks up Ireland
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

'They play more imaginatively than the Scots' - Germany coach talks up Ireland

Oct 7th 2015, 4:57 PM 4,887 Views 9 Comments

Defender Mats Hummels is also expecting a tough encounter at the Aviva.

Lewandowski: 'Last thing we want is having to play Ireland with a knife to our throat'
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Lewandowski: 'Last thing we want is having to play Ireland with a knife to our throat'

Oct 7th 2015, 9:29 AM 8,487 Views 15 Comments

The Boys in Green will be looking for the in-form Polish striker to do them a favour at Hampden Park tomorrow night.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

'It’s not ideal but what do you do?' - Hoolahan joins Ireland's growing injury list
# Doubtful
# Doubtful

'It’s not ideal but what do you do?' - Hoolahan joins Ireland's growing injury list

Oct 6th 2015, 4:58 PM 4,337 Views 3 Comments

The number of possible absentees is mounting as the Boys in Green prepare for Thursday’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.

Squeaky bum time! Here's what needs to happen for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2016
# Get Your Calculators Out
# Get Your Calculators Out

Squeaky bum time! Here's what needs to happen for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2016

Oct 6th 2015, 11:58 AM 34,364 Views 44 Comments

It’s make-or-break time for Marty and the boys.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Monday 5 October, 2015

Headache for O'Neill as injuries stacking up on a massive week for Ireland
# Business End
# Business End

Headache for O'Neill as injuries stacking up on a massive week for Ireland

Oct 5th 2015, 8:46 PM 8,060 Views 7 Comments

Seamus Coleman, Cyrus Christie and Marc Wilson are doubts for the visit of Germany this week, while several others are definitely missing.

Given: 'It's going to be a big day of sport in the bars around the country'
# Make Or Break
# Make Or Break

Given: 'It's going to be a big day of sport in the bars around the country'

Oct 5th 2015, 5:49 PM 26,815 Views 10 Comments

Ireland’s senior football and rugby teams both play crucial games this Sunday, but the number one goalkeeper must first focus on the small matter of Germany’s visit to Dublin.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A familiar face has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers
# Return
# Return

A familiar face has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers

Oct 4th 2015, 5:44 PM 5,830 Views 6 Comments

Darron Gibson is back in the international fold after his recovery from injury.

Bad news for Ireland as Seamus Coleman hasn't even made the Everton squad today
# Sticky Toffee
# Sticky Toffee

Bad news for Ireland as Seamus Coleman hasn't even made the Everton squad today

Oct 4th 2015, 1:13 PM 4,170 Views 7 Comments

The right-back now looks a serious doubt for this week’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Martin O'Neill names 40-man Ireland squad for decisive Euro 2016 qualifiers
# Road To France
# Road To France

Martin O'Neill names 40-man Ireland squad for decisive Euro 2016 qualifiers

Sep 17th 2015, 4:13 PM 12,438 Views 26 Comments

The Boys in Green face a make-or-break double-header against Germany (8 Oct) and Poland (11 Oct).

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016?
# Road To France
# Road To France

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016?

Sep 17th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,672 Views 35 Comments

Martin O’Neill names his squad for the make-or-break qualifiers against Germany and Poland this afternoon.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here are all the teams who can still qualify for Euro 2016
# Permutations
# Permutations

Here are all the teams who can still qualify for Euro 2016

Sep 9th 2015, 6:04 PM 7,005 Views 16 Comments

Northern Ireland and Wales are on the brink of qualification, while Netherlands are struggling.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's latest Euro 2016 qualifiers
# Heroes And Villains
# Heroes And Villains

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's latest Euro 2016 qualifiers

Sep 8th 2015, 5:17 PM 29,102 Views 23 Comments

Following Ireland’s vital 1-0 win, we look at who made positive and negative impressions over the course of this gameweek.

'I hear the phrase 'best fans in the world' and cringe every time' - Sadlier
# Staying Away
# Staying Away

'I hear the phrase 'best fans in the world' and cringe every time' - Sadlier

Sep 8th 2015, 3:31 PM 25,095 Views 60 Comments

The RTÉ pundit was commenting on the low attendance for Ireland’s win over Georgia at the Aviva Stadium last night.

Here's what the Irish team now must do to qualify for the Euros
# Permutations
# Permutations

Here's what the Irish team now must do to qualify for the Euros

Sep 8th 2015, 7:55 AM 35,357 Views 39 Comments

The Boys in Green’s chances improved following a crucial win against Georgia last night.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Monday 7 September, 2015

Strange atmosphere at the Aviva and more talking points from Ireland-Georgia
# Analysis
# Analysis

Strange atmosphere at the Aviva and more talking points from Ireland-Georgia

Sep 7th 2015, 11:39 PM 12,661 Views 25 Comments

We look at the big issues from this evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

'He must have been watching videos of me from years ago!' - O'Shea on Hendrick's match-winning run
# Tongue In Cheek
# Tongue In Cheek

'He must have been watching videos of me from years ago!' - O'Shea on Hendrick's match-winning run

Sep 7th 2015, 11:18 PM 7,745 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland defender is already looking forward to facing Germany in Dublin next month.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Georgia
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Georgia

Sep 7th 2015, 9:42 PM 40,357 Views 92 Comments

How did Martin O’Neill’s men perform individually in their must-win encounter this evening?

Seamus Coleman returns to the starting XI as Ireland entertain Georgia
# Team News
# Team News

Seamus Coleman returns to the starting XI as Ireland entertain Georgia

Sep 7th 2015, 6:45 PM 7,012 Views 28 Comments

The Donegal man is back in an otherwise unchanged side for tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Euro 2016 qualifier
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Euro 2016 qualifier

Sep 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 68,800 Views 97 Comments

After Friday’s win in Faro, Martin O’Neill’s men hosted Group D opponents Georgia at Lansdowne Road.

Will O'Neill stick with diamond and more talking points ahead of Ireland-Georgia
# Analysis
# Analysis

Will O'Neill stick with diamond and more talking points ahead of Ireland-Georgia

Sep 7th 2015, 5:25 PM 11,761 Views 13 Comments

Plus, who will start up front and will Martin O’Neill place faith in Aiden McGeady.

Here are 6 other times when Ireland met Georgia
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Here are 6 other times when Ireland met Georgia

Sep 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,489 Views 8 Comments

The Boys in Green’s opponents tonight are familiar foes.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Robbie Keane won't complain if he doesn't start against Georgia tomorrow
# Priorities
# Priorities

Robbie Keane won't complain if he doesn't start against Georgia tomorrow

Sep 6th 2015, 11:15 PM 6,966 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland striker took his international tally to 67 on Friday night — one goal behind German legend Gerd Muller.

'We're not capable of being like Spain, we have to battle for it'
# Interview
# Interview

'We're not capable of being like Spain, we have to battle for it'

Sep 6th 2015, 1:12 PM 4,366 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland boss said that Seamus Coleman was “feeling much better” ahead of the Georgia game.

Ireland's critics ignore the state of international football at large
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland's critics ignore the state of international football at large

Sep 6th 2015, 8:35 AM 8,741 Views 43 Comments

The Boys in Green saw their chances of Euro 2016 qualification increase following some favourable results on Friday night.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Saturday 5 September, 2015

England have become the first team to qualify for Euro 2016
# Easy
# Easy

England have become the first team to qualify for Euro 2016

Sep 5th 2015, 6:57 PM 10,787 Views 14 Comments

The Three Lions thrashed their opponents as Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton’s record.

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow
# Underdogs
# Underdogs

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow

Sep 5th 2015, 2:53 PM 6,522 Views 16 Comments

Chris Coleman’s men could also go third in the world if they win their pivotal match tomorrow.

'Scotland must pick up points against Germany'
# Hope
# Hope

'Scotland must pick up points against Germany'

Sep 5th 2015, 1:04 PM 6,125 Views 12 Comments

Gordon Strachan’s side slipped below Ireland following their loss in Georgia last night.

Poll: What do you think of Ireland's new away kit?
# New Clobber
# New Clobber

Poll: What do you think of Ireland's new away kit?

Sep 5th 2015, 9:11 AM 11,534 Views 28 Comments

Its… different.

Explainer: Here's what the Irish team now need to do to qualify for Euro 2016
# Fyi
# Fyi

Explainer: Here's what the Irish team now need to do to qualify for Euro 2016

Sep 5th 2015, 7:55 AM 39,570 Views 45 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s men’s win over Gibraltar, coupled with Scotland’s loss to Georgia, has opened the group up again.