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#International Friendly

# international-friendly - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Parrott getting closer to moment of glory for Ireland as Brady reminds McCarthy of his set-piece prowess
# Patience
# Patience

Parrott getting closer to moment of glory for Ireland as Brady reminds McCarthy of his set-piece prowess

Nov 14th 2019, 11:00 PM 5,453 Views 7 Comments

Tonight’s friendly against New Zealand was an important opportunity for the two Dubliners.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Fresh faces make the difference as Ireland eventually see off Bulgaria
# Friendly
# Friendly

Fresh faces make the difference as Ireland eventually see off Bulgaria

Sep 10th 2019, 9:47 PM 37,807 Views 47 Comments

Goals from Alan Browne, Kevin Long and James Collins gave McCarthy’s side a deserved win.

# international-friendly - Thursday 15 November, 2018

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly

Nov 15th 2018, 6:40 PM 67,103 Views 61 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Michael O’Neill’s men to the Aviva Stadium.

# international-friendly - Saturday 2 June, 2018

First international goals for Graham Burke and Alan Judge hand Ireland victory over the US
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

First international goals for Graham Burke and Alan Judge hand Ireland victory over the US

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:16 PM 37,520 Views 62 Comments

In John O’Shea’s final appearance, the Boys in Green ran out 2-1 winners at the Aviva Stadium.

Do Ireland have a gameplan? Talking points ahead of tonight's friendly with the US
# Summer Soccer
# Summer Soccer

Do Ireland have a gameplan? Talking points ahead of tonight's friendly with the US

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 12,252 Views 30 Comments

We say goodbye to a great servant, while the new players will be eager to impress against a youthful American team tonight.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

O'Neill: We're a great distance off the French, but the players can learn from this defeat
# Upbeat
# Upbeat

O'Neill: We're a great distance off the French, but the players can learn from this defeat

May 29th 2018, 1:56 AM 3,764 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland boss feels there are positives to take from Monday night’s loss, despite watching his team being played off the park.

# international-friendly - Monday 28 May, 2018

Three debuts made as Ireland go down to Les Bleus at rain-soaked Stade de France
# Second Best
# Second Best

Three debuts made as Ireland go down to Les Bleus at rain-soaked Stade de France

May 28th 2018, 10:09 PM 29,662 Views 47 Comments

Goals from Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir were enough to hand a dominant French side victory in Paris tonight.

# international-friendly - Friday 25 May, 2018

Keane: 'Younger players need to be given a bit of breathing space'
# Inexperience
# Inexperience

Keane: 'Younger players need to be given a bit of breathing space'

May 25th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,030 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s assistant is disappointed Sean Maguire won’t be involved next week, and says it took him 20-25 international games to find his feet.

# international-friendly - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Shane wanted to step back from professional football and it was sad. I remember it like it was yesterday'
# Admiration
# Admiration

'Shane wanted to step back from professional football and it was sad. I remember it like it was yesterday'

May 24th 2018, 7:34 PM 12,454 Views 2 Comments

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane recalls when the young goalkeeper decided to leave Ipswich Town and return home in 2009.

# international-friendly - Friday 23 March, 2018

'You always dream of having a good start': Debutant Rice a bright spark for Ireland
# MOTM
# MOTM

'You always dream of having a good start': Debutant Rice a bright spark for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2018, 8:25 PM 4,911 Views 10 Comments

Martin O’Neill and Seamus Coleman were impressed with the West Ham youngster.

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:30 PM 31,825 Views 48 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s side were on the road for their first game of 2018.

# international-friendly - Friday 9 February, 2018

Ireland will host the US in Dublin this summer
# International Friendly
# International Friendly

Ireland will host the US in Dublin this summer

Feb 9th 2018, 4:54 PM 4,053 Views 7 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s side will host the 25th-ranked team in the world at Lansdown Road on 2 June.

# international-friendly - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Battling performance sees Ireland hold Iceland to stalemate in torrential conditions
# Splash
# Splash

Battling performance sees Ireland hold Iceland to stalemate in torrential conditions

Jun 8th 2017, 9:28 PM 3,890 Views 9 Comments

Ireland held Iceland to a hard-earned 0-0 draw as preparations for September’s World Cup qualifying campaign continue.

# international-friendly - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Kevin Long handed first start for Ireland in meeting with Uruguay
# Team News
# Team News

Kevin Long handed first start for Ireland in meeting with Uruguay

Jun 4th 2017, 4:59 PM 6,817 Views 5 Comments

Martin O’Neill has named his line-up for this evening’s friendly in Dublin.

# international-friendly - Friday 2 June, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Mexico, International Friendly
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Mexico, International Friendly

Jun 2nd 2017, 12:03 AM 29,650 Views 45 Comments

Ireland took on Mexico in the US, as Martin O’Neill’s side prepared for the vital World Cup qualifier with Austria.

# international-friendly - Thursday 1 June, 2017

10 years on from his Ireland debut, Doyle returns to New Jersey in search of that elusive second cap
# Patiently Waiting
# Patiently Waiting

10 years on from his Ireland debut, Doyle returns to New Jersey in search of that elusive second cap

Jun 1st 2017, 10:22 AM 5,499 Views 3 Comments

The Cork native is one of just two goalkeepers to travel with Martin O’Neill’s squad for the friendly against Mexico.

# international-friendly - Monday 10 April, 2017

Ireland women put off-the-field issues behind them to claim victory over Slovakia
# Coygig
# Coygig

Ireland women put off-the-field issues behind them to claim victory over Slovakia

Apr 10th 2017, 3:57 PM 6,452 Views 12 Comments

Stephanie Roche scored the only goal of the game at Tallaght Stadium.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Video replay decides two goals correctly in Spain's win over France
# Video Technology
# Video Technology

Video replay decides two goals correctly in Spain's win over France

Mar 28th 2017, 10:16 PM 10,207 Views 7 Comments

The match at the Stade de France was part of a replay trial.

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

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

Mar 28th 2017, 9:47 PM 33,936 Views 48 Comments

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

# international-friendly - Monday 27 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 27th 2017, 1:24 PM 5,896 Views 3 Comments

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

# international-friendly - Friday 21 October, 2016

Ireland set to play Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland in Dublin
# Thunderclap
# Thunderclap

Ireland set to play Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland in Dublin

Oct 21st 2016, 1:27 PM 4,098 Views 18 Comments

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

# international-friendly - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Here's how we think the Boys in Green fared tonight
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Here's how we think the Boys in Green fared tonight

Aug 31st 2016, 9:54 PM 12,378 Views 8 Comments

Ireland had a comfortable win over Oman in a friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

As it happened: Ireland v Oman, International friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Oman, International friendly

Aug 31st 2016, 6:49 PM 78,574 Views 35 Comments

Robbie Keane made one final appearance for the Boys in Green at Lansdowne Road this evening.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Belarus spoil Ireland's Euro 2016 send-off in Cork
# Party Poopers
# Party Poopers

Belarus spoil Ireland's Euro 2016 send-off in Cork

May 31st 2016, 9:44 PM 31,394 Views 37 Comments

The Boys in Green went down 2-1 at Turner’s Cross tonight.

Here's the Ireland team to play in tonight's international friendly at Turner's Cross
# Starting XI
# Starting XI

Here's the Ireland team to play in tonight's international friendly at Turner's Cross

May 31st 2016, 6:32 PM 10,592 Views 14 Comments

The home of Cork City hosts a Euro 2016 warm-up against Belarus this evening.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Hoolahan, Christie and O'Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland's draw with Slovakia
# Reaction
# Reaction

Hoolahan, Christie and O'Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland's draw with Slovakia

Mar 29th 2016, 11:03 PM 6,708 Views 8 Comments

Rob Elliot’s chances of heading to Euro 2016 were also dealt a significant blow tonight.

# international-friendly - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Ireland running out of strikers as Walters and Murphy return to their clubs
# Depleted Squad
# Depleted Squad

Ireland running out of strikers as Walters and Murphy return to their clubs

Mar 26th 2016, 5:06 PM 6,117 Views 22 Comments

Neither player will feature against Slovakia on Tuesday.

# international-friendly - Friday 25 March, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly

Mar 25th 2016, 7:45 PM 81,319 Views 40 Comments

There was live football on Good Friday as the Aviva Stadium hosted the Boys in Green in a Euro 2016 warm-up game.

Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque was absolutely laid out by the linesman last night
# The Ball Was There
# The Ball Was There

Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque was absolutely laid out by the linesman last night

Mar 25th 2016, 1:34 PM 8,449 Views 2 Comments

Was the 65-year-old looking for it?

# international-friendly - Monday 8 June, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from the Ireland-England game
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

3 winners and 3 losers from the Ireland-England game

Jun 8th 2015, 12:15 AM 10,362 Views 8 Comments

It was a good day for the FAI and the Gardaí, but a less than satisfactory one for Roy Hodgson.

# international-friendly - Sunday 7 June, 2015

3 talking points from Ireland's dour 0-0 draw with England
# Analysis
# Analysis

3 talking points from Ireland's dour 0-0 draw with England

Jun 7th 2015, 3:54 PM 6,661 Views 4 Comments

The first clash between the sides on Irish soil for over 20 years was an ultimately dour affair.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against England today
# Opinion
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against England today

Jun 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 34,121 Views 44 Comments

In a dull game, few individuals stood out for the Irish team.

# international-friendly - Friday 5 June, 2015

Keane not 'in the mood' to talk about Fifa but jokes about John Delaney being a distraction
# Tight-lipped
# Tight-lipped

Keane not 'in the mood' to talk about Fifa but jokes about John Delaney being a distraction

Jun 5th 2015, 1:23 PM 6,473 Views 12 Comments

‘Isn’t he always?’

# international-friendly - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

After an injury nightmare one Ireland striker is determined to make up for lost time
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

After an injury nightmare one Ireland striker is determined to make up for lost time

Jun 2nd 2015, 4:00 PM 5,529 Views 0 Comments

David McGoldrick is raring to go after an injury lay-off.

# international-friendly - Monday 1 June, 2015

James McClean on England fans: 'Let's hope they're more well behaved than last time'
# Friendly Nibble
# Friendly Nibble

James McClean on England fans: 'Let's hope they're more well behaved than last time'

Jun 1st 2015, 3:43 PM 8,226 Views 7 Comments

The Three Lions visit Dublin this week.

# international-friendly - Friday 22 May, 2015

The FAI is being extra cautious about who it sells tickets to for Ireland v England
# Old Rivals
# Old Rivals

The FAI is being extra cautious about who it sells tickets to for Ireland v England

May 22nd 2015, 12:10 AM 4,536 Views 2 Comments

You will need to produce identification if you want to but tickets, which go on sale in the morning.

# international-friendly - Saturday 3 January, 2015

When are Ireland's key matches in 2015 and what chance do they have of winning them?
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

When are Ireland's key matches in 2015 and what chance do they have of winning them?

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 13,208 Views 23 Comments

The pivotal Euro 2016 qualifiers plus a big friendly with England are happening in the coming months.

# international-friendly - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

'I try them in training but I haven't hit many like that this week' - Brady
# Brace
# Brace

'I try them in training but I haven't hit many like that this week' - Brady

Nov 18th 2014, 11:46 PM 3,262 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s full-back scored twice in the 4-1 win over the US — including a tremendous free-kick.

'The US are going there to win' - ESPN's Tommy Smyth previews tonight's game
# The Onion Bag
# The Onion Bag

'The US are going there to win' - ESPN's Tommy Smyth previews tonight's game

Nov 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,332 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to the American-based commentator about Jurgen Klinsmann, Robbie Keane and the Martin O’Neill era.

# international-friendly - Monday 17 November, 2014

US keeper Guzan feels lucky to work under 'passionate' Keane
# IRLUSA
# IRLUSA

US keeper Guzan feels lucky to work under 'passionate' Keane

Nov 17th 2014, 6:20 PM 4,093 Views 3 Comments

The Aston Villa number one says characters like Keane are needed in the game.

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