#road to russia
# road-to-russia - Friday 1 June, 2018
The Manchester United man was out-shone by Les Bleus’ brilliant front three of Mbappe, Griezmann and Dembele.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 26 April, 2018
Boateng suffered a thigh injury in last night’s game against Real Madrid.
# road-to-russia - Sunday 4 March, 2018
His recovery “headquarters” includes a machine capable of producing 300kg of ice a day.
# road-to-russia - Friday 1 December, 2017
Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.
# road-to-russia - Wednesday 29 November, 2017
Football’s governing body has responded to claims that some of the balls are heated or cooled to ensure teams are kept apart in the group stage.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 16 November, 2017
The Ireland goalkeeper insists the Boys in Green will bounce back from Tuesday night’s disappointment.
# road-to-russia - Wednesday 15 November, 2017
The final spot will be decided in the early hours of Thursday morning, as New Zealand take travel to face Peru.
The Socceroos overcame Honduras.
# road-to-russia - Tuesday 14 November, 2017
The Denmark goalkeeper is heading to his first major tournament after tonight’s 5-1 win in Dublin.
Martin O’Neill’s side won’t be at next summer’s tournament in Russia after falling short against Denmark.
A place at next summer’s World Cup in Russia is at stake tonight at the Aviva Stadium.
Ireland’s campaign started over 14 months ago and draws to a close tonight.
# road-to-russia - Monday 13 November, 2017
It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.
# road-to-russia - Sunday 12 November, 2017
It’s all to play for.
Ireland manager Martin O’Neill feels his side can improve on last night’s display in Copenhagen.
# road-to-russia - Saturday 11 November, 2017
“If we play like this in Dublin we’ll win. You can say what you want about football.”
It’s all to play for as Ireland head back to Dublin for a crunch showdown with Denmark on Tuesday.
John O’Shea recalls his memories of playing in international play-offs and what it would mean to play in another World Cup.
Denmark stand between Ireland and a place at the World Cup for the first time since 2002.
The game finished 0-0 in Wellington.
# road-to-russia - Friday 10 November, 2017
We looked ahead to the big game in the latest episode of Close Calls.
The enigmatic striker spent a season on loan at Sunderland when the Ireland boss was in charge.
The Tottenham Hotspur playmaker has been Denmark’s key player in this qualification campaign.
Schmeichel’s father and Keane had a fractious relationship at Manchester United.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 9 November, 2017
The game finished 4-1 in Zagreb.
Ricardo Rodríguez converted from the spot with just over half an hour to go.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 26 October, 2017
The Boys in Green meet the Danes over two legs in November.
# road-to-russia - Tuesday 24 October, 2017
'At the moment, if Martin fell in muck he’d still smell of Old Spice. I think we’re going to qualify'
Ex-Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews believes Ireland will come through next month’s World Cup play-off with Denmark.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 19 October, 2017
The ex-Ireland full-back is hopeful Shane Duffy is available for this weekend’s Premier League meeting with West Ham.
# road-to-russia - Tuesday 17 October, 2017
The draw was held at Fifa headquarters in Zurich this afternoon.
# road-to-russia - Monday 16 October, 2017
Ireland find out which one of the four seeded teams they will face for a place at next year’s finals in Russia.
# road-to-russia - Thursday 12 October, 2017
Martin O’Neill’s side will bid for a place at the tournament in Russia with a two-legged tie next month.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has been discussing the Ireland forward’s fitness issues.
Sean Maguire has returned to Preston North End on a high after making his senior debut for Ireland.
# road-to-russia - Wednesday 11 October, 2017
With the scores at 1-1, Colombia were set to qualify automatically while Peru were heading for a play-off against New Zealand.
There are still nine berths up for grabs before the group draw in December.
Croatia, Denmark, Italy or Switzerland will stand between Ireland and the 2018 World Cup.
# road-to-russia - Tuesday 10 October, 2017
Switzerland’s 100% record came to an end against the Euro 2016 champions.
Some man to head home a goal.