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# greece-soccer - Thursday 27 February, 2020

American-born striker links up with Ireland squad after receiving international clearance

Kyra Carusa has been added to the squad for the games with Greece and Montenegro.

# greece-soccer - Friday 8 November, 2019

Ireland's Euro qualifier away to Greece to be shown on RTÉ

The Girls in Green have a Group I game in Panionios, Athens, on Tuesday afternoon.

# greece-soccer - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

8 home-based players included as Pauw names Ireland squad for vital qualifier with Greece

The match takes place on 12 November in Panionios, Athens.

# greece-soccer - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ireland's 17-year-old Man City starlet focuses on positives after Euros agony Silver Linings This post contains videos

Ireland's 17-year-old Man City starlet focuses on positives after Euros agony

Timi Sobowale feels the team played well despite a disappointing outcome against Belgium.

# greece-soccer - Monday 6 May, 2019

'I’m proud to score for Ireland. There’s no better feeling'

Matt Everitt scored and was named man of the match in his side’s Euro 2019 opener on Friday night.

# greece-soccer - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'By rule, it's a goal' - Ireland boss accepts officials' explanation for 95th-minute Greece equaliser Reaction This post contains videos

'By rule, it's a goal' - Ireland boss accepts officials' explanation for 95th-minute Greece equaliser

Colin O’Brien felt his side “deserved a win” after late drama saw them emerge from their Euro 2019 opener with just a point.

# greece-soccer - Friday 3 May, 2019

Controversial last-gasp goal leaves Ireland frustrated in Euros opener

Matt Everitt’s close-range strike initially appeared to have won it for Colin O’Brien’s side.

# greece-soccer - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'

There is a positivity within the Ireland U17 squad epitomised by captain Seamas Keogh.

# greece-soccer - Monday 12 March, 2018

Greek police issue warrant after soccer club owner invades pitch with gun during match

The Greek-Russian businessman marched on to the pitch armed with the firearm after a disputed goal.

# greece-soccer - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hard work done, Croatia breeze through second-leg against Greece to book World Cup place

Leading 4-1 from the first-leg, Zlatko Dalic’s men picked up a scoreless draw away from home.

# greece-soccer - Monday 4 September, 2017

With a glittering array of talent, Belgium become first European side to qualify for the World Cup

Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Romelu Lukaku saw the side get the better of Greece.

# greece-soccer - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Big stars disappoint and more Portugal-France talking points

Plus, Portugal reminiscent of Greece to some degree amid final short on thrills.

# greece-soccer - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

10 other underdogs that 'did a Wales' at a major tournament

Greece, Denmark and others who have sprung a surprise over the years.

# greece-soccer - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Incredible scenes as Faroe Islands do the double over Euro 2004 champs Greece

Meanwhile, in Ireland’s group, Germany unsurprisingly beat Gibraltar 7-0.

# greece-soccer - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Humiliating defeat to Faroes cost Claudio Ranieri his job as Greece boss

“There was no other option than to terminate the contract,” the federation says.

Northern Ireland lose 100% record, as Greece beaten 1-0 by Faroe Islands

Northern Ireland lose 100% record, as Greece beaten 1-0 by Faroe Islands

The Faroes improbably claimed a fourth away win in 24 years.

# greece-soccer - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Ireland overcome Romania in second stage of Homeless World Cup

Following their opening 11-1 victory over Greece, Ireland have built on their excellent start to the event.

# greece-soccer - Monday 30 June, 2014

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'

The Central American side scored all five of their spot kicks as they beat Greece in the last 16 yesterday.

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue

The Central American side are into the quarter-finals where they’ll face the Netherlands.

# greece-soccer - Sunday 29 June, 2014

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16

We had all the action as the World Cup’s underdogs went head-to-head.

Costa Rica's Cinderella fairytale faces history-seeking Greek roadblock

Mikey Stafford reports from Recife, where both sides are aiming to achieve historical feats.

# greece-soccer - Friday 27 June, 2014

Greece star Georgios Samaras invites young Irish fan to the World Cup

11-year-old Celtic fan Jay Beatty, who has Down’s syndrome, is set to watch his hero in action against Costa Rica.

# greece-soccer - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Samaras slots home late, controversial penalty as Ivory Coast meet Greek tragedy

Giovanni Sio was inconsolable at the final whistle after giving away the pivotal penalty.

Colombia are dancing (and winning) again thanks to this brilliant James Rodriguez goal

Japan had levelled on the stroke of half-time thanks to a header from Okazaki.

As it happened: Colombia v Japan, Ivory Coast v Greece, World Cup Group C Minute-by-Minute This post contains videos

As it happened: Colombia v Japan, Ivory Coast v Greece, World Cup Group C

There was little indication at half-time, in both games, of the drama that was about to unfold.

# greece-soccer - Friday 20 June, 2014

Did you stay up all night watching that awful Japan v Greece match?

Nobody outside of Colombia enjoyed that game. The stalemate assures them of a place in the last 16.

# greece-soccer - Monday 16 June, 2014

Scolari tells Portugal to keep the faith following German mauling

The Brazil coach urged Paulo Bento and his players to stay the course.

# greece-soccer - Friday 22 November, 2013

Adrian Mutu banned from Romania squad after comparing coach to Mr Bean

The 34-year-old Ajaccio star posted an inflammatory pic to his Facebook account.

# greece-soccer - Friday 15 November, 2013

Greece overcome Romania as Ireland look set to be second seeds for next Euros

The Euro 2004 winners defeated their opponents 3-1.

# greece-soccer - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Martin Skrtel scores the most embarrassing own goal you'll see for a long time

The Liverpool defender won’t want to replay this again

# greece-soccer - Friday 16 November, 2012

Darkest before the dawn as Trapattoni looks forward to new era

Giovanni Trapattoni hopes that Ireland’s luck will change as they draw a line under a year of mixed emotions in 2012.

# greece-soccer - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Whelan set for more time on the sidelines

Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan injured his hamstring during Ireland’s friendly defeat against Greece last night.

# greece-soccer - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Ireland v Greece: O’Shea urges young stars to shine

Ciaran Clark and Robbie Brady are among those who can state a claim for an international future against Greece tonight.

Method in the madness as Trap readies Greek play

Giovanni Trapattoni knows that he needs to experiment in tonight’s friendly against Greece – but he won’t sacrifice the result.

# greece-soccer - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Ireland break a 'long time coming' for Meyler

After overcoming a horrific run of injuries, Sunderland’s David Meyler is hoping to win his third Irish cap tomorrow night against Greece.

Whelan frustrated by Ireland's 4-4-2 mismatch

Glenn Whelan feels that Ireland are being overpowered in midfield because Giovanni Trapattoni keeps sticking to a 4-4-2 formation.

Caption time: what's going on with Trap and his phone at training this afternoon?

‘I’m not answering a private number’.

Forde focused on his international future

The Milwall shotstopper is determined to push Keiren Westwood in the battle for Shay Given’s old jersey.

Ireland anxious to make amends, says Cox

Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox also backed Giovanni Trapattoni, saying: “If he’s going to get the sack, it’s going to be by doing things his way.”

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