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Dublin: 8°C Friday 23 October 2020

#Republic Of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Captaining Liverpool 'the stuff of dreams' but Fahey now focused on Ireland's 'massive' opportunity

Reaching the Euros ‘would mean everything’ to the Galway native.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Ireland trio named in English top-flight team of the week ahead of crunch Euro qualifer

Denise O’Sullivan, Katie McCabe and Grace Moloney have all been included.

Ireland to face England in Wembley friendly next month

Stephen Kenny’s men will square off with Gareth Southgate and his charges before Ireland’s Nations League clashes with Wales and Bulgaria.

From 'fan girl' to first choice: Littlejohn making the most of her second coming

The Leicester City midfielder has thrived since being brought back in from the international wilderness.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 16 October, 2020

Ireland international Pilkington joins Robbie Fowler's Indian Super League side

The 32-year-old is coming on board with East Bengal for the upcoming season.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 15 October, 2020

A childhood dream realised as 'proud' O'Shea continues remarkable rise

The defender from Dublin made his senior international debut in the Uefa Nations League clash with Finland.

Slovakia collapse gives Ireland World Cup seeding boost

Although the rankings will be determined after next month’s games, Ireland have snuck into pot two.

Ignore the culture wars - Kenny is making progress but improvements are needed

Ireland have shown plenty of encouraging signs over the last week, but the bare stats show there is still as serious problem in front of goal.

# republic-of-ireland - 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.

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland

The Boys in Green are still searching for their first win under Stephen Kenny after losing in Helsinki.

Goal-shy Ireland fall to another defeat to Finland

Fredrik Jensen was the match winner again as Kenny’s Ireland drew yet another blank in front of goal.

As it happened: Finland v Republic of Ireland, Uefa Nations League

The Boys in Green are in Helsinki where they’ll aim to pick up the first win of the Stephen Kenny era.

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.

Ireland's Coleman expected to be fit for Merseyside derby following hamstring issue

The defender picked up a hamstring strain in action against Brighton earlier this month.

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.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Ireland U21s suffer European Championship qualification blow in Italy

Jim Crawford’s reign as manager began with a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Italy today in Pisa.

'Obviously, it's very disruptive but we just have to get on with it'

Enda Stevens admits the Irish camp’s Covid-19 drama has caused difficulty.

Kenny optimistic international football will continue as Covid hits players across Europe

‘People need something to look forward to’, said Kenny, and he described the Irish team as ‘the pinnacle of sporting life in Ireland.’

As it happened: Italy v Republic of Ireland, U21 European Championship qualifier

Jim Crawford takes charge of the Irish side for the first time as they resume their campaign in Pisa.

Smallbone plays down prospect of England switch ahead of Ireland U21 bow

The Southampton midfielder is in line to feature for Jim Crawford’s side this afternoon against Italy.

'Maybe it will hit someone on the arse and go in' - Horgan hopeful Ireland will end goalscoring woes

Ireland have yet to score a goal from open play under Kenny, and have scored just 16 competitive goals since March 2017.

U21 boss urges Obafemi to make his case to Kenny in today's clash with Italy

The Republic of Ireland resume their U21 European Championship qualifying campaign this afternoon in Pisa.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 12 October, 2020

Explainer: What is still at stake in Ireland's Nations League campaign

The remaining games will have a major role in deciding Ireland’s path to the 2022 World Cup.

Ireland U21s 'preparing as normal' as Covid forces Italy to call upon their U20s

Jim Crawford’s side are due to play a vital European Championship qualifier against Italy tomorrow in Pisa.

Aaron Connolly rejoins Ireland squad for Finland game

He and Adam Idah initially left the squad over Covid rules, but the revelation of a false positive test has allowed the pair to return.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip

The Irish boss lost five players over a single Covid positive test last night, with four players identified as close contacts because of seating on the plane.

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw

An understrength Irish side, weakened by Covid-19, showed more signs of encouragement but again failed to score.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Wales, Nations League

Stephen Kenny’s side were held to a draw after what was a difficult week.

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

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

Five players withdrawn from Ireland squad for Wales clash due to positive Covid case

Meanwhile, the Covid test that led to Connolly and Idah missing play-off may have been a false positive.

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.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 10 October, 2020

David McGoldrick ruled out of Wales and Finland games

James McCarthy is also doubtful for tomorrow’s home clash with Ryan Giggs’ side.

Connolly and Idah missed Euro play-off as they sat in wrong seats on plane

Another two Irish players also sat in the wrong seats, but none were told to move.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 9 October, 2020

Encouraging Slovakia performance proves Kenny's credentials and shows nonsense of succession plan

Kenny showed last night the progress he has made with his players, but it’s too little too late for Ireland’s Euros hopes.

Connolly and Idah to miss Nations League games with Wales and Finland

The pair had to pull out of last night’s game in Slovakia as they were identified as close contacts of a Covid-positive member of the FAI staff.

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players

The Irish boss heralded his players for showing ‘tremendous qualities as Irishmen.’

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight

The players were found to be sitting 10 and 30 centimetres too close to the member of staff, and an FAI appeal to the HSE was unsuccessful.

Ireland's Euros dream over in shoot-out defeat to Slovakia

Matt Doherty and Alan Browne missed their penalties at the end of a goalless draw in Bratislava.

James McClean starts as Kenny names his team to face Slovakia

Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah are late withdrawals.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'

Stephen Kenny leads Ireland into tomorrow night’s European Championship play-off in Slovakia.

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