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#Nations League

# nations-league - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'It's hard to believe we didn't score' - Ireland didn't deserve Finland defeat, says Kenny

The Irish manager stood by Darren Randolph and cursed his side’s luck as they were beaten again.

Connolly returns and O'Shea makes his debut for Ireland against Finland

Stephen Kenny has made four changes to the Irish side that drew with Wales on Sunday.

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland

After a week like no other, a much-changed Irish squad featuring seven players under the age of 22 seek a first win under the new manager.

# nations-league - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Ukraine sub strikes late to inflict surprise defeat on Spain

Dynamo Kiev’s Viktor Tsygankov wasn’t long on the pitch before he scored the only goal of the night.

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland

The 60-year-old has been at the helm for 14 years.

Irish player returns second positive Covid-19 result on retest and will miss Finland game

The player is now out of the squad for the game in Finland.

# nations-league - Monday 12 October, 2020

Another possible false positive in Stephen Kenny's Ireland camp, FAI say

The player was tested by Uefa ahead of the Finland game.

# nations-league - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Northern Ireland brought back down to earth by Austria after play-off delight

Michael Gregoritsch’s header proved the difference, while world champions France drew 0-0 with Portugal.

Molumby starts as Kenny forced to make significant changes for Wales clash

Jack Byrne is among just five outfield players on the bench.

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

# nations-league - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Spain secure Nations League win over Switzerland to stay top This post contains videos

Spain secure Nations League win over Switzerland to stay top

There were also wins for Germany, Montenegro and Luxembourg in today’s other Nations League fixtures.

'I don’t think there’s a problem between the Wales and the Ireland players'

Ben Davies says relations between both sets of players are fine – despite the bad tempered games in 2017 when Neil Taylor broke Seamus Coleman’s leg with a horror challenge.

Ryan Giggs: 'Ireland were the better team against Slovakia and got no luck'

Welsh manager hails Stephen Kenny’s new look Irish side but plans to give Aaron Ramsey a rare international start in tomorrow’s game in Dublin.

# nations-league - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

17-year-old becomes youngest France international in 106 years during win over Croatia Nations League This post contains videos

17-year-old becomes youngest France international in 106 years during win over Croatia

Former Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren scored a screamer for Croatia.

# nations-league - Monday 7 September, 2020

Impressive Italy win in Amsterdam, Scots stutter to beat patchwork Czechs

Andy Robertson was instrumental in Scotland’s 2-1 win.

Haaland brace helps Norway hammer Northern Ireland

Alexander Sorloth also scored twice as Ian Baraclough’s home debut ended in defeat.

# nations-league - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Impressive Swiss leave misfiring Germany frustrated

Joachim Loew’s men are now third in their Nations League group.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Finland

It was a disappointing evening for Ireland in Stephen Kenny’s first game in charge.

Ireland underwhelm as Kenny begins Aviva reign with defeat to Finland

A Fredrik Jensen goal gave the visitors a 1-0 victory in Dublin this evening.

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League

Ireland faced Finland in the first home game of the Stephen Kenny era.

# nations-league - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably Eurogiants This post contains videos

Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably

Belgium were also among the European heavyweights to record Nations League opener wins.

Sterling’s last-gasp penalty gifts England win after dramatic finish in Iceland

Harry Kane had a goal disallowed and Kyle Walker was sent-off in the Nations League clash.

Scratch that… Czechs to use fresh squad after U-turn on Scotland clash

The game had been called off by the Czechs on Friday night but they are now set to call up a completely new team for Monday’s Nations League tie.

# nations-league - Friday 4 September, 2020

Late drama sees Northern Ireland earn unlikely draw

Ian Baraclough owed a huge debt to his goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell in Bucharest.

David McGoldrick links up with Ireland squad

A foot injury meant the Sheffield United striker missed the match away to Bulgaria on Thursday night.

# nations-league - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Gaya cancels out Werner's opener to give Spain last-gasp draw with Germany

Barcelona’s Ansu Fati became the second youngest player to ever play for Spain.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Bulgaria

Ireland had to settle for a 1-1 draw in Stephen Kenny’s first game in charge.

Wales top Group 4 as Kieffer Moore fires them to Finland win

The Dragons have now won three consecutive away games under Ryan Giggs.

Idah to make debut, no place for Coleman, McClean, as first Ireland team of Stephen Kenny era confirmed

Matt Doherty has won the battle for the right-back spot.

Time for the talking to stop as Stephen Kenny and Ireland finally begin a new era in Sofia

The long, long wait for Kenny’s first game in charge comes to an end in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

# nations-league - Friday 21 August, 2020

Ireland's Nations League trip to Bulgaria confirmed despite pandemic uncertainty

Nations League opener set for Sofia on 3 September.

# nations-league - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Wales to warm up for Nations League game against Ireland by facing England

The game will be played behind closed doors on 8 October.

# nations-league - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Uefa reverse Ireland's relegation in shake-up to Nations League

The indignity of our dropping into League C has been erased by our friends and partners in Europe.

# nations-league - Monday 10 June, 2019

Ronaldo refuses to answer Ballon d’Or questions after Nations League triumph

The Juventus forward would not be drawn into debate over the award when pressed by reporters.

Penalty-taking Pickford relieved to avoid 'getting battered on Twitter' after shoot-out win

The goalkeeper converted and saved a penalty as England beat Switzerland in the Nations League.

# nations-league - Sunday 9 June, 2019

‘Everyone makes mistakes’ - Henderson backs Stones and Barkley after Netherlands defeat

The Liverpool skipper believes the Three Lions will learn from their errors in Thursday night’s Nations League loss.

# nations-league - Saturday 8 June, 2019

'We still think he has been our best centre-back': Southgate defends Stones after Nations League blunders

The Man City defender gifted two goals against the Netherlands in their Nations League semi-final.

# nations-league - Friday 7 June, 2019

'We have a group who are an embarrassment': Southgate doubles down on travelling fan behaviour

With some supporters misbehaving in Porto ahead of a Nations League semi-final clash, the Three Lions manager slammed those involved

# nations-league - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Nations League semi-final heartache for England, as Barkley and Stones howlers prove costly Individual Errors This post contains videos

Nations League semi-final heartache for England, as Barkley and Stones howlers prove costly

The Netherlands will meet Portugal in the final after winning tonight.

Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches Close Calls This post contains videos

Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches

England and Netherlands both had nervy moments in the second half of the Nations League semi-finals.

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