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#Euro 2016 Qualifiers

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

‘I was very concerned about Gibraltar game’
# Reaction
# Reaction

‘I was very concerned about Gibraltar game’

Sep 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 5,206 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland manager was speaking after seeing his side earn a comprehensive win last night.

England opt for a very experimental side ahead of upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

England opt for a very experimental side ahead of upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier

Sep 5th 2015, 12:05 AM 9,070 Views 7 Comments

The Three Lions have won all six of their Group E Euro 2016 qualifiers to date.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Friday 4 September, 2015

Northern Ireland are one win away from reaching Euro 2016
# Boost
# Boost

Northern Ireland are one win away from reaching Euro 2016

Sep 4th 2015, 11:11 PM 9,274 Views 23 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s men earned a crucial away win this evening.

Hoolahan impresses and more talking points from tonight's Gibraltar-Ireland clash
# Analysis
# Analysis

Hoolahan impresses and more talking points from tonight's Gibraltar-Ireland clash

Sep 4th 2015, 10:46 PM 9,211 Views 9 Comments

It was a one-sided affair tonight, but what did we learn ahead of Monday’s crucial fixture?

Ireland got the result they wanted in the Germany-Poland game tonight
# Report
# Report

Ireland got the result they wanted in the Germany-Poland game tonight

Sep 4th 2015, 10:02 PM 11,291 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Thomas Mueller and Mario Goetze (2) sealed the hosts’ victory.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Gibraltar this evening
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

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

Sep 4th 2015, 9:40 PM 36,874 Views 70 Comments

We judge how each player did individually in Ireland’s comprehensive win this evening.

A tidy Christie finish and a Keane brace helps Ireland to easy win over Gibraltar
# Class
# Class

A tidy Christie finish and a Keane brace helps Ireland to easy win over Gibraltar

Sep 4th 2015, 9:07 PM 9,286 Views 15 Comments

The Derby man has scored on his competitive debut for the Boys in Green.

We'll Leave it There So: Ireland get big Euro 2016 favour, Dublin misery and all today's sport
# Friday
# Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Ireland get big Euro 2016 favour, Dublin misery and all today's sport

Sep 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 26,172 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, someone has spotted Roy Keane in a 16th century painting.

Cyrus Christie and Ciaran Clark handed starts for Gibraltar-Ireland clash
# Team News
# Team News

Cyrus Christie and Ciaran Clark handed starts for Gibraltar-Ireland clash

Sep 4th 2015, 6:34 PM 6,824 Views 19 Comments

The starting XI for this evening’s clash in Faro has been named.

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station
# Violence
# Violence

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station

Sep 4th 2015, 4:48 PM 31,813 Views 76 Comments

The Hungarian capital plays host to a Euro 2016 qualifier tonight.

'Not every donut will have a hole': Trap was co-commentator on Italian TV & everyone loved it
# Caught In A Trap
# Caught In A Trap

'Not every donut will have a hole': Trap was co-commentator on Italian TV & everyone loved it

Sep 4th 2015, 3:07 PM 6,355 Views 4 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland boss was a breath of fresh air.

95-year-old Canon Edgar Turner travels to Faroe Islands to cheer on his beloved Northern Ireland
# Feelgood Friday
# Feelgood Friday

95-year-old Canon Edgar Turner travels to Faroe Islands to cheer on his beloved Northern Ireland

Sep 4th 2015, 1:29 PM 4,420 Views 11 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s side could take a huge step towards Euro 2016 qualification with a victory later tonight.

Antonio Candreva's dive against lowly Malta last night was pretty shameful
# Dive
# Dive

Antonio Candreva's dive against lowly Malta last night was pretty shameful

Sep 4th 2015, 11:49 AM 6,742 Views 10 Comments

Not the Lazio midfielder’s finest moment by any stretch.

Home comforts for Ireland but the future is still uncertain
# Field Of Dreams
# Field Of Dreams

Home comforts for Ireland but the future is still uncertain

Sep 4th 2015, 9:33 AM 4,288 Views 8 Comments

Tommy Martin wonders if Ireland’s ambition off the pitch will be matched on it.

Georgia can give Ireland's qualification hopes a massive boost this evening
# Do Us A Favour
# Do Us A Favour

Georgia can give Ireland's qualification hopes a massive boost this evening

Sep 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,216 Views 10 Comments

Kakhaber Tskhadadze’s side take on Scotland in Tbilisi at 5pm.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Holland in disarray but Iceland on the verge of qualification after historic win in Amsterdam
# Oranje Alert
# Oranje Alert

Holland in disarray but Iceland on the verge of qualification after historic win in Amsterdam

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:39 PM 13,891 Views 24 Comments

It wasn’t a happy start to life in charge of The Oranje for Danny Blind.

Fellaini, Hazard and Man City new boy De Bruyne do the business for Belgium
# Road To France
# Road To France

Fellaini, Hazard and Man City new boy De Bruyne do the business for Belgium

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 9,067 Views 3 Comments

Edin Dzeko had opened the scoring for Bosnia & Herzegovina but the home side went on to claim a 3-1 win.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Gibraltar?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Gibraltar?

Sep 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 17,563 Views 34 Comments

Robbie Keane and 10 others who should feature on Friday evening.

5 players cut from Ireland squad ahead of Gibraltar clash
# Downsizing
# Downsizing

5 players cut from Ireland squad ahead of Gibraltar clash

Sep 3rd 2015, 5:46 PM 8,938 Views 8 Comments

Martin O’Neill has reduced the travelling party to 23 ahead of Friday evening’s encounter.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'We're hoping other teams might slip up but we've got to do our own job' - Keane
# Rallying The Troops
# Rallying The Troops

'We're hoping other teams might slip up but we've got to do our own job' - Keane

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 4,767 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s number two has called for an assured performance against minnows Gibraltar on Friday night.

After impressing in the Premier League, O'Kane has his sights on Ireland debut
# Cherries
# Cherries

After impressing in the Premier League, O'Kane has his sights on Ireland debut

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 6,759 Views 2 Comments

The Bournemouth midfielder is settling in with Martin O’Neill’s squad this week.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Monday 31 August, 2015

'It’s the start of a new era' - Big day for Irish football as senior squad moves home
# New Surroundings
# New Surroundings

'It’s the start of a new era' - Big day for Irish football as senior squad moves home

Aug 31st 2015, 3:29 PM 10,280 Views 10 Comments

Martin O’Neill and his players had their first training ground in Abbottstown ahead of this week’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

Ireland's new striker Rooney intent on taking his chance after first day with senior set-up
# Called Up
# Called Up

Ireland's new striker Rooney intent on taking his chance after first day with senior set-up

Aug 31st 2015, 2:06 PM 6,945 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner hopes to catch the eye during this week’s training camp.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

O'Neill concerned about lack of game-time for big players ahead of must-win qualifiers
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

O'Neill concerned about lack of game-time for big players ahead of must-win qualifiers

Aug 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,931 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland boss has a goalkeeping issue while defensive pairing John O’Shea and Marc Wilson are short on match practice.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Bournemouth's Eunan O'Kane in Ireland squad for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Bournemouth's Eunan O'Kane in Ireland squad for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers

Aug 18th 2015, 3:23 PM 13,611 Views 40 Comments

The Boys in Green face Gibraltar in Faro before the visit of Georgia to Dublin in September.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Thursday 13 August, 2015

10 & 11 October is shaping up to be the biggest Irish sporting weekend of the year
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

10 & 11 October is shaping up to be the biggest Irish sporting weekend of the year

Aug 13th 2015, 5:00 PM 15,510 Views 12 Comments

Book your spot on the couch now.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Friday 17 July, 2015

O'Neill on the Leicester job, James McCarthy and whether he'll stick around after the Euros
# Loyalty
# Loyalty

O'Neill on the Leicester job, James McCarthy and whether he'll stick around after the Euros

Jul 17th 2015, 10:15 PM 6,809 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland boss also commented on recent transfer news regarding James McCarthy.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Friday 10 July, 2015

O'Neill's departure from Ireland job could be the best move for all parties
# Opinion
# Opinion

O'Neill's departure from Ireland job could be the best move for all parties

Jul 10th 2015, 10:18 PM 12,889 Views 22 Comments

Many people believe the veteran manager is unhappy in his current role.

'God is returning to the King Power Stadium'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'God is returning to the King Power Stadium'

Jul 10th 2015, 5:47 PM 9,981 Views 13 Comments

Leicester fans have been largely enthused by news of Martin O’Neill’s potential comeback.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

FAI's debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts
# Problems
# Problems

FAI's debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts

Jun 30th 2015, 11:24 AM 16,704 Views 38 Comments

Fifa’s infamous payout following the Thierry Henry handball incident in the 2010 World Cup playoff also gets a mention.

Holland turn to former defensive great as Hiddink quits as boss
# Departure
# Departure

Holland turn to former defensive great as Hiddink quits as boss

Jun 30th 2015, 10:34 AM 6,669 Views 0 Comments

Hiddink only lasted 10 months in the manager’s role, losing more than half of his games in charge.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Friday 26 June, 2015

'Football is full of bluffers who will tell you lies and talk crap' - Keane
# Gotta Have Faith
# Gotta Have Faith

'Football is full of bluffers who will tell you lies and talk crap' - Keane

Jun 26th 2015, 12:09 PM 19,190 Views 28 Comments

Ireland’s number two has backed Martin O’Neill to turn the team’s fortunes around.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Spot the Ball: Italia 90 Ireland v Romania penalty shootout edition
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Spot the Ball: Italia 90 Ireland v Romania penalty shootout edition

Jun 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 27,466 Views 8 Comments

The nation holds its breath to see how you’ll do.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Russian fans are willing to fork out how much to get rid of Fabio Capello as manager?
# Unwanted
# Unwanted

Russian fans are willing to fork out how much to get rid of Fabio Capello as manager?

Jun 16th 2015, 2:18 PM 5,044 Views 2 Comments

The former England boss is under pressure following defeat to Austria over the weekend.

Ireland can beat 'hungover' Germany, insists Eamon Dunphy
# Hope
# Hope

Ireland can beat 'hungover' Germany, insists Eamon Dunphy

Jun 16th 2015, 9:50 AM 12,504 Views 42 Comments

“Anyone who thinks we don’t have the players should look at the teamsheet of Northern Ireland.”

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Monday 15 June, 2015

Analysis: Was James McCarthy actually that bad against Scotland?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Analysis: Was James McCarthy actually that bad against Scotland?

Jun 15th 2015, 3:50 PM 16,662 Views 39 Comments

Eamon Dunphy branded the player “a talking horse” following his display at the weekend.

# euro-2016-qualifiers - Sunday 14 June, 2015

'Jack Wilshere can be among world's best'
# Claim
# Claim

'Jack Wilshere can be among world's best'

Jun 14th 2015, 11:08 PM 6,316 Views 17 Comments

The England captain was full of praise for the Arsenal star after he broke his international scoring drought.

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for Euro 2016
# Permutations
# Permutations

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for Euro 2016

Jun 14th 2015, 10:30 PM 30,242 Views 30 Comments

The Boys in Green face an uphill task after yesterday’s underwhelming display against Scotland.

Scrappy Belarus-Spain game gets Silva lining and the rest of tonight's Euro 2016 qualifiers
# Review
# Review

Scrappy Belarus-Spain game gets Silva lining and the rest of tonight's Euro 2016 qualifiers

Jun 14th 2015, 10:12 PM 4,413 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Liechtenstein earned a rare point at home.

5 things Ireland must do to get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 things Ireland must do to get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track

Jun 14th 2015, 8:08 PM 5,925 Views 33 Comments

Decide on a fixed best team and more notes for Martin O’Neill’s to-do list.