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# group-d - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Own goal gets Liverpool's Champions League bid off to winning start as Fabinho fills Van Dijk void
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Own goal gets Liverpool's Champions League bid off to winning start as Fabinho fills Van Dijk void

Oct 21st 2020, 10:19 PM 25,510 Views 25 Comments

The Premier League side came away from their trip to Amsterdam with a 1-0 win.

# group-d - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Aaron Connolly's big night ruined, as Ireland's lack of quality catches up with them
# Analysis
# Analysis

Aaron Connolly's big night ruined, as Ireland's lack of quality catches up with them

Oct 15th 2019, 10:28 PM 8,728 Views 20 Comments

Mick McCarthy said beforehand that he didn’t feel any great sense of belief from those in the pre-match press conference. This 90 minutes showed why, writes David Sneyd.

# group-d - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Denmark beat Switzerland to go level on points with Ireland
# Group D
# Group D

Denmark beat Switzerland to go level on points with Ireland

Oct 12th 2019, 6:58 PM 17,790 Views 40 Comments

Yussuf Poulsen scored an 84th-minute winner, coolly slotting the ball home.

# group-d - Friday 10 May, 2019

Italy outclass Spain in Belfield to top Group D
# Wrap
# Wrap

Italy outclass Spain in Belfield to top Group D

May 10th 2019, 9:55 PM 3,548 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Germany beat Austria, as the details for the quarter-finals were confirmed.

# group-d - Friday 22 June, 2018

Brilliant Musa double inspires Nigeria to victory as Group D is blown wide open
# Super Eagles
# Super Eagles

Brilliant Musa double inspires Nigeria to victory as Group D is blown wide open

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:57 PM 8,295 Views 13 Comments

Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa sent the Super Eagles into second place with an impressive brace against Iceland.

Sublime! Ahmed Musa's outrageous half-volley is one of the goals of the World Cup
# Worldie
# Worldie

Sublime! Ahmed Musa's outrageous half-volley is one of the goals of the World Cup

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:23 PM 11,508 Views 4 Comments

The forward’s 14th goal for his country is surely a goal of the competition contender.

# group-d - Thursday 21 June, 2018

As it happened: Argentina vs Croatia, World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Argentina vs Croatia, World Cup

Jun 21st 2018, 6:30 PM 25,734 Views 47 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Argentina faced Croatia in a crucial Group D encounter.

# group-d - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi
# Goat
# Goat

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi

Jun 17th 2018, 2:35 PM 8,206 Views 42 Comments

The ex-Barcelona midfielder believes Messi has already written a legacy as the best ever, regardless of events in Russia.

# group-d - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Luka Modric on the scoresheet as Croatia ease to victory and go top of Group D
# Top Of The Table
# Top Of The Table

Luka Modric on the scoresheet as Croatia ease to victory and go top of Group D

Jun 16th 2018, 9:56 PM 9,500 Views 5 Comments

An own goal and a Luca Modric penalty handed Croatia all three points in Kaliningrad.

# group-d - Monday 30 October, 2017

Serbia sack manager three weeks after qualifying for next summer's World Cup
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Serbia sack manager three weeks after qualifying for next summer's World Cup

Oct 30th 2017, 8:33 PM 14,042 Views 14 Comments

Slavoljub Muslin had led Serbia to their first international tournament in eight years.

# group-d - Monday 9 October, 2017

Georgia couldn't do Ireland a favour in Serbia tonight
# Oh Well
# Oh Well

Georgia couldn't do Ireland a favour in Serbia tonight

Oct 9th 2017, 10:07 PM 8,792 Views 3 Comments

Aleksandar Prijovic scored after coming on as a second-half substitute to steer his side to the World Cup.

# group-d - Friday 6 October, 2017

As it happened: Ireland vs Moldova, World Cup 2018 qualifier
# Russia 2018
# Russia 2018

As it happened: Ireland vs Moldova, World Cup 2018 qualifier

Oct 6th 2017, 6:39 PM 53,034 Views 85 Comments

Ireland faced Moldova knowing a win is needed if they are to make a play-off place for next summer’s World Cup in Russia.

# group-d - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

6 points and one of these 3 scenarios occurring could help Ireland qualify for the 2018 World Cup
# Permutations
# Permutations

6 points and one of these 3 scenarios occurring could help Ireland qualify for the 2018 World Cup

Oct 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 42,169 Views 42 Comments

The Boys in Green face a crucial few days as Group D approaches its climax.

# group-d - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'We know it's a difficult game, Moldova are a good team that cause problems'
# Cautious
# Cautious

'We know it's a difficult game, Moldova are a good team that cause problems'

Oct 1st 2017, 6:30 PM 4,556 Views 16 Comments

Shane Duffy says Ireland must secure a win against Moldova on Friday before a crucial meeting with Wales in Cardiff.

# group-d - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

As it stands: Just how bad does it look for the Republic of Ireland?
# Permutations
# Permutations

As it stands: Just how bad does it look for the Republic of Ireland?

Sep 5th 2017, 10:46 PM 14,426 Views 44 Comments

Qualification is still possible but even two wins from the final two games may not be enough.

# group-d - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Warrior' Walters set to lead the line for Ireland after declaring himself fighting fit
# Welcome Boost
# Welcome Boost

'Warrior' Walters set to lead the line for Ireland after declaring himself fighting fit

Jun 10th 2017, 1:02 PM 12,767 Views 5 Comments

The Stoke City man is raring to go ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Austria.

# group-d - Thursday 23 March, 2017

State of Play: Four down, six to go - Ireland in good shape in quest to reach Russia
# Overview
# Overview

State of Play: Four down, six to go - Ireland in good shape in quest to reach Russia

Mar 23rd 2017, 7:30 AM 5,316 Views 6 Comments

A win on Friday could eliminate one direct rival in the race for automatic qualification.

# group-d - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'In my kindest calculations, I hadn't got Ireland in this position. It's a fantastic place to be'
# Out In Front
# Out In Front

'In my kindest calculations, I hadn't got Ireland in this position. It's a fantastic place to be'

Dec 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,283 Views 5 Comments

Former striker and Sky Sports pundit Niall Quinn has seen this group of players grow and mature under Martin O’Neill.

# group-d - Friday 21 October, 2016

Fatigue finally catches up on Dundalk and more Europa League talking points
# Reaction
# Reaction

Fatigue finally catches up on Dundalk and more Europa League talking points

Oct 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 14,360 Views 8 Comments

Plus why the jeering of United players was ridiculous.

# group-d - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Dundalk physios 'working over-time' as Russian giants arrive for sold-out European clash
# Preview
# Preview

Dundalk physios 'working over-time' as Russian giants arrive for sold-out European clash

Oct 20th 2016, 11:45 AM 17,361 Views 9 Comments

Zenit St Petersburg visit Tallaght Stadium tonight in another David v Goliath match-up for the Lilywhites.

# group-d - Monday 13 June, 2016

Croatia captain Srna travels home from Euro 2016 after father's death
# RIP
# RIP

Croatia captain Srna travels home from Euro 2016 after father's death

Jun 13th 2016, 5:26 PM 5,009 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old was informed of the news after his country’s win over Turkey.

# group-d - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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.

# group-d - 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.

# group-d - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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.

# group-d - Saturday 5 September, 2015

8 teams Ireland could face if they reach the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs
# Permutations
# Permutations

8 teams Ireland could face if they reach the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs

Sep 5th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,359 Views 16 Comments

The Boys in Green are currently in pole position to finish third in their group.

# group-d - Sunday 14 June, 2015

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.

# group-d - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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

As it happened: Germany v Ireland, Euro 2016 qualifier

Oct 14th 2014, 7:45 PM 70,240 Views 98 Comments

After two wins from two, Martin O’Neill faced his biggest challenge as Ireland boss this evening.

# group-d - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Germany demand instant response as Joachim Loew bemoans poor finishing
# Wounded
# Wounded

Germany demand instant response as Joachim Loew bemoans poor finishing

Oct 12th 2014, 12:42 PM 5,219 Views 8 Comments

Attacker Mario Goetze has predicted three points on Tuesday and that ‘things will look different then’.

# group-d - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Hope for Ireland? Scotland give world champions Germany a scare in narrow defeat
# Group D
# Group D

Hope for Ireland? Scotland give world champions Germany a scare in narrow defeat

Sep 7th 2014, 10:51 PM 7,122 Views 18 Comments

Ikechi Anya drew the Gordon Strachan’s men level before Thomas Mueller’s winner.

# group-d - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'Chiellini bumped into me with his shoulder', says Suarez as he complains of eye injury
# Neck
# Neck

'Chiellini bumped into me with his shoulder', says Suarez as he complains of eye injury

Jun 24th 2014, 11:11 PM 11,685 Views 51 Comments

The Liverpool striker says whatever happened today is ‘no big deal’.

Snapshot: Here's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder after his 'run-in' with Luis Suarez
# Antipasto
# Antipasto

Snapshot: Here's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder after his 'run-in' with Luis Suarez

Jun 24th 2014, 7:31 PM 17,716 Views 13 Comments

Obviously, we haven’t seen the defender’s shoulder very often, but they look like bite-marks to us.

Uruguay advance to last 16 after dramatic finish against 10-man Italy
# Catenaccio
# Catenaccio

Uruguay advance to last 16 after dramatic finish against 10-man Italy

Jun 24th 2014, 7:20 PM 6,411 Views 8 Comments

The Catenaccio approach looked like it would pay off until Diego Godin’s late header.

# group-d - Sunday 22 June, 2014

This is the sinkhole in Natal that could cause major World Cup problems
# Nothing To See Here
# Nothing To See Here

This is the sinkhole in Natal that could cause major World Cup problems

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:41 PM 10,441 Views 1 Comment

Italy face Uruguay at the city’s stadium next Tuesday.

# group-d - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Superb Suárez puts England on the brink
# Match Report
# Match Report

Superb Suárez puts England on the brink

Jun 19th 2014, 10:27 PM 25,830 Views 123 Comments

Wayne Rooney netted his first World Cup goal to level the game in the second half, but it was Uruguay who got off the mark in Group D.

World Cup Hangout: Mikey Stafford is live from Brazil and ready to party
# Wchangout
# Wchangout

World Cup Hangout: Mikey Stafford is live from Brazil and ready to party

Jun 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,403 Views 13 Comments

Whether you’re still stuck in work, on the way home or getting the dinner ready, we’ve got you covered.

# group-d - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Benzema's brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener
# Allez Les Bleus
# Allez Les Bleus

Benzema's brace sinks Honduras as France impress in their World Cup opener

Jun 15th 2014, 11:31 PM 3,305 Views 1 Comment

Goal-line technology used for the first time in the tournament as Central Americans play majority of the game with ten men.

Joel Campbell, Costa Rica's influential attacker, will be given Arsenal chance
# Joel's Number One
# Joel's Number One

Joel Campbell, Costa Rica's influential attacker, will be given Arsenal chance

Jun 15th 2014, 5:41 PM 4,995 Views 2 Comments

Arsene Wenger has revealed the 21 year-old will be back at the Emirates for pre-season.

# group-d - Saturday 14 June, 2014

As it happened: England v Italy, World Cup 2014 Group D
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: England v Italy, World Cup 2014 Group D

Jun 14th 2014, 10:11 PM 43,175 Views 136 Comments

Revisit our coverage of tonight’s highly-anticipated clash.

English optimism grows as reports suggest Raheem Sterling will start against Italy
# Big Call
# Big Call

English optimism grows as reports suggest Raheem Sterling will start against Italy

Jun 14th 2014, 8:56 PM 4,205 Views 5 Comments

Liverpool youngster given the nod by Roy Hodgson and expected to play behind Daniel Sturridge.

Teams are in for Uruguay v Costa Rica and Luis Suarez is on the bench
# Group D
# Group D

Teams are in for Uruguay v Costa Rica and Luis Suarez is on the bench

Jun 14th 2014, 7:59 PM 2,645 Views 0 Comments

As expected, 35 year-old Diego Forlan partners Edinson Cavani up front.

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