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Quiz: Ireland at the 2002 World Cup

It’s 18 years to the day since Robbie Keane put the ball in the German net in Ibaraki.

Updated Jun 5th 2020, 10:28 PM

Ireland's qualifying group for the tournament was made up of Portugal, Netherlands, Cyprus, Andorra and which other team?
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Macedonia
Estonia

Israel
After the Saipan fall-out, which player was lined up to replace Roy Keane, only for Fifa to block the call-up because the deadline to finalise squads had passed?
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Liam Miller
Stephen McPhail

Colin Healy
Which of these cities didn't host any of Ireland's Group E fixtures at the tournament?
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Saitama
Niigata

Yokohama
Who was the oldest member of the squad selected by Mick McCarthy?
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Steve Staunton
Alan Kelly

Niall Quinn
Can you remember who wore Ireland's number 9 shirt at the tournament?
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Niall Quinn
Damien Duff

David Connolly
Which of these men was one of the five players who scored more goals than Robbie Keane at the tournament?
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Jon Dahl Tomasson
Michael Owen

Ahn Jung-hwan
True or false? In the six games Germany played to reach the 2002 World Cup final, Keane was the only player to beat their goalkeeper Oliver Kahn.
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True
False
David Connolly came off the bench for Ireland in the Round of 16 game against Spain. Which club was he with at the time?
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Sunderland
Feyenoord

Wimbledon
Who took Ireland's fifth and final penalty in the shootout defeat to Spain?
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Matt Holland
Steve Finnan

Kevin Kilbane
Had they beaten Spain, who would Ireland have played in the quarter-finals?
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Japan
Turkey

South Korea
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Ronaldo
You'll go down as an all-time great after a display like that.
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Oliver Kahn
A performance to be satisfied with even though you couldn't quite go all the way.
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Thierry Henry
The 2002 World Cup was a disaster for you.
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