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#Iceland

# iceland-soccer - Friday 22 June, 2018

Messi and Argentina's World Cup hopes are still alive - here's how they can progress

Nigeria’s win over Iceland has boosted the hopes of Jorge Sampaoli’s side.

Argentina deny reports players want manager out

Jorge Sampaoli has received criticism after his side were beaten by Croatia.

# iceland-soccer - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'It's not the usual combination, to be a footballer and filmmaker'

Hannes Halldorsson says his job on the side sets him apart.

'Don't blame Messi', pleads Argentina boss

The beaten 2014 finalists go into Thursday’s crucial Group D clash desperate for three points.

# iceland-soccer - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Even Lionel Messi can't compensate for Argentina's flaws Problems This post contains videos

Even Lionel Messi can't compensate for Argentina's flaws

The pressure is on the world’s best player after his side were held to a disappointing draw today.

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland Report This post contains videos

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland

The Barcelona superstar had a difficult afternoon.

# iceland-soccer - Monday 26 March, 2018

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

# iceland-soccer - Monday 9 October, 2017

Iceland qualify for World Cup for first time

It was only two years ago that the side qualified for a major finals for the first time.

# iceland-soccer - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'He wouldn’t have made the Ireland U15 team - I was always astonished by that' Looking Back This post contains videos

'He wouldn’t have made the Ireland U15 team - I was always astonished by that'

Daryl Horgan’s former youth coach Pete Kelly remembers his early days with Salthill Devon.

# iceland-soccer - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

3 Ireland players who had a good week and 3 who didn't

It’s been a mixed week for the Boys in Green, as they earned a vital point against Wales but also lost to Iceland.

Brian Kerr: 'Ireland fans should look for their money back - they were swizzed'

Former Ireland boss pulls no punches in his assessment of last night’s friendly.

A proud night for the son of a Kerry GAA legend and more Ireland-Iceland talking points

John Egan was one of four Ireland debutants last night, with Daryl Horgan, Andy Boyle and Conor Hourihane also making their international bows.

# iceland-soccer - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

O'Neill singles out Horgan for praise but admits Ireland weren't good enough

The Preston winger made a noticeable impact after being introduced in the second half of tonight’s match.

Horgan impresses as four players earn first caps but Ireland suffer defeat to Iceland

The Boys in Green went down 1-0 in Dublin this evening.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Iceland

Ireland ended their international week with a friendly against Heimir Hallgrímsson’s side at the Aviva Stadium.

This Magnusson free-kick has given Iceland the lead against Ireland Go On My Sson This post contains videos

This Magnusson free-kick has given Iceland the lead against Ireland

The visitors took the lead in the 21st minute.

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly

We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.

Debuts for Egan and Hourihane as Ireland name team for Iceland friendly

Martin O’Neill side’s play at Lansdowne Road tonight.

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016′s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

A momentous night for LOI alumni and more Ireland-Iceland talking points Analysis This post contains videos

A momentous night for LOI alumni and more Ireland-Iceland talking points

Plus, can Conor Hourihane be Wes Hoolahan’s long-term successor?

# iceland-soccer - Monday 27 March, 2017

5 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance against Iceland

Martin O’Neill could hand senior international debuts to as many as four players tomorrow night.

O'Neill hints at handing debuts to uncapped quartet as Brady named stand-in captain for Iceland friendly

Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Andy Boyle could all make their international bows at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

# iceland-soccer - Thursday 29 December, 2016

One of Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes is being let go by Galatasaray

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson failed to play a single match for the Istanbul giants due to injury.

# iceland-soccer - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Spain, Italy and Croatia among the winners in tonight's other World Cup qualifiers

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 cult favourites Iceland suffered a setback this evening.

# iceland-soccer - Friday 21 October, 2016

Ireland set to play Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland in Dublin

The friendly will take place four days after a massive World Cup qualifier against Wales.

# iceland-soccer - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Euro 2016 cult favourites Iceland have refused to be in the new Fifa game

No Thunder Clap for you, lads…

# iceland-soccer - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Irish fans to be awarded by Uefa for their 'outstanding contribution' to Euro 2016

Supporters of Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland will also be honoured.

# iceland-soccer - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money

The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.

# iceland-soccer - Monday 1 August, 2016

Rooney blames Hodgson's selection gamble for England Euro woe

The Man United striker feels his former boss got key decisions wrong.

# iceland-soccer - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

One of Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes will be playing in the Premier League this season

The 25-year-old impressed in France this summer, featuring in all five of his country’s games.

# iceland-soccer - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

The Iceland football team were welcomed home from the Euros with this spine-tingling 'Viking Clap'

Let’s hear it for the unlikely heroes of the Euros!

# iceland-soccer - Sunday 3 July, 2016

As it happened: France v Iceland, Euro 2016 quarter-final

One of the tournament’s surprise packages looked to cause another upset when they met the hosts at the Stade de France.

# iceland-soccer - Saturday 2 July, 2016

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland Anguish This post contains videos

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland

Rio Ferdinand gives an insight into his feelings following the defeat.

What can Ireland take from Iceland and Wales' success?

The so-called ‘small’ footballing nations have had a big few days in France.

# iceland-soccer - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Why do Irish football fans just love it when the England team fails?

Roy Hodgson’s side were dumped out of the tournament by Iceland on Monday evening.

Wales can be Belgium's bogey team and the Euro 2016 quarter-finals talking points

The first of four last-eight ties will be played tonight as Poland take on Portugal.

# iceland-soccer - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

99.8% of Icelandic TV viewers watched the country's incredible Euro 2016 win over England

Just what were the others watching? Game of Thrones, probably.

# iceland-soccer - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

George Hamilton's RTE commentary after Iceland's remarkable win was an absolute joy The Voice This post contains videos

George Hamilton's RTE commentary after Iceland's remarkable win was an absolute joy

There was even a reference to Bjørge Lillelien’s spectacular monologue after England’s humiliation against Norway in 1981.

# iceland-soccer - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Agony for Iceland as last-gasp own goal costs them a fairytale Euro 2016 victory Late Late Show This post contains videos

Agony for Iceland as last-gasp own goal costs them a fairytale Euro 2016 victory

Hungary’s 1-1 draw pretty much guarantees them a place in the knockout stages.

More unrest in Marseille as Hungarian supporters clash with police inside stadium

It’s the second time there’s been unsavoury scenes at the Stade Velodrome during Euro 2016.

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