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# group-d - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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?

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# group-d - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Superb Suárez puts England on the brink

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# group-d - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Scholesy: 'Danny Welbeck could be England's Ji-sung Park against Italy'

Former Manchester United midfielder feels Andrea Pirlo’s influence needs to be curbed.

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