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#Republic Of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 14 November, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, international friendly

Catch up on all the action as Mick McCarthy’s side defeated the All Whites.

Arsenal youngster sees red as Ireland U19s suffer late heartbreak

Switzerland came from behind to get the better of Tom Mohan’s side in this afternoon’s opening Euro qualifier.

Fringe players and prospects given chance to shine against NZ, but few spots against Denmark at stake

Mick McCarthy has already named his team for tonight’s friendly with New Zealand – just don’t expect many of them to be involved on Monday night.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Fringe players given chance as McCarthy takes surprise step of naming team to face New Zealand

As was expected, Troy Parrott will make his senior debut tomorrow night.

Troy Parrott and Jack Byrne to start for Ireland in friendly with New Zealand

The Spurs striker will become Ireland’s third-youngest senior international tomorrow night.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'It’s coming down to Monday, and I’ll do everything to get there'

Alan Judge has endured more bad luck than most, but is eager to play his part in Ireland’s push for Euro 2020.

'It kills me when I'm not involved' - Brady eager to make up for lost time in defining week

The Burnley midfielder is aiming to force his way back into the Irish line-up for Monday’s effective play-off with Denmark.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 11 November, 2019

Mick McCarthy says VAR is 'ruining football as a spectacle'

The Irish manager gave his thoughts on the technology after David McGoldrick’s goal against Spurs was chalked off on Saturday.

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash

Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott, and Lee O’Connor are all likely to feature in Thursday’s friendly.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Aaron Connolly emerges as injury doubt for upcoming Irish double-header

The Brighton striker was taken off at half-time against Manchester United earlier today.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 28 October, 2019

Randolph hopeful of recovery while Parrott 'has real chance of starting' v New Zealand

Mick McCarthy has also played down worries over the fitness of Shane Duffy and Glenn Whelan, and said Troy Parrott has a ‘real chance’ of a senior debut next month.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Ireland fall eight places in Fifa World Rankings

Belgium, world champions France, Brazil and England continue to occupy the top four positions.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

McCarthy considering capping Troy Parrott in upcoming friendly with New Zealand

QPR’s Ryan Manning is also in contention for a first senior cap next month.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'We get written off a lot. The lads are used to it. We use it as motivation'

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph is defiant in the face of deepening doubts over Ireland’s Euro 2020 hopes.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'

Mick McCarthy also admitted Aaron Connolly endured a tough night in Geneva.

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'

The Republic of Ireland manager saw his side go down 2-0 to Switzerland in Geneva this evening.

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

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The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers

Haris Seferovic and Edimilson Fernandes gave the home side a deserved victory this evening in Geneva.

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

Connolly starts as McCarthy names his Irish team to face Switzerland

There are three changes, including Conor Hourihane’s making way for Alan Browne.

Ireland/Switzerland goes ahead as planned following late pitch inspection

The surface at the Stade de Geneva is in pretty bad shape, but has been deemed playable.

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

'To go somewhere and be paid to play would definitely be a breath of fresh air'

After her player-of-the-match display against Ukraine, Rianna Jarrett is the latest guest on The Football Family.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 14 October, 2019

McCarthy dismisses Schmeichel jibe and tight-lipped on Connolly start ahead of Swiss clash

The Irish manager said he would ‘absolutely’ take a draw in Geneva tomorrow.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'I do think we’re capable of a big result' - Coleman confident as Euros campaign hits critical stage

The Irish captain believes his side can pull off the famous win needed to get to Euro 2020.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal'

Aaron Connolly reflects on his senior debut for Ireland.

McCarthy: Notion Ireland are much better than Georgia and should be disappointed with draw is 'ridiculous'

The Irish boss also said he has no regrets over the timing of Aaron Connolly’s substitution.

Ireland let huge opportunity slip in dire draw with Georgia

Aaron Connolly’s debut showed promise, but there was little else for Ireland to shout about in Tbilisi.

As it happened: Georgia v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Ireland were held to a dismal 0-0 draw by Georgia in Tbilisi. Catch up on what little action there was in our minute-by-minute report.

Doherty and James Collins start as McCarthy names Irish team to face Georgia

Aaron Connolly starts on the bench.

Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification

It won’t be straightforward, but should Ireland win tonight, they will dance out of Tbilisi…Flatley-style.

'It would be crazy...but we're not there yet' - Robinson hoping Euros can cap off dream season

The Sheffield United striker is playing at the level he has aimed for as the prospect of a major international tournament hovers into view.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

Georgia boss Weiss: 'Ireland play football like Michael Flatley dances'

Mick McCarthy’s side were paid a strange compliment ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Tbilisi.

Curtis to return for Portsmouth tomorrow after being ruled out of Ireland squad

The attacker was replaced in the set-up by Aaron Connolly.

'I’d be bonkers to leave him out' - Shane Duffy ready to start for Ireland against Georgia

Elsewhere, Mick McCarthy was flattered by the comparison drawn between his team and Michael Flatley.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I haven’t been involved with Stoke, we're bottom of the Championship - who would pick me?'

Scott Hogan was surprised to be included in the Irish squad, but he is determined to prove he belongs there.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'I got a bit of a fright actually, I was probably blind in one eye for about a week'

Sean Maguire is back in the Irish fold – and has been working with Robbie Keane to force his way back into the starting team.

Huge boost for Ireland as Duffy declares himself fit for crucial double-header

David McGoldrick won’t be involved in Georgia but may be available to play a part against Switzerland.

'I'm totally comfortable playing in that position' - Irish opportunity finally knocks for Matt Doherty

With Enda Stevens suspended, the Wolves defender looks to be at the top of the queue to fill in at left-back.