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# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

League of Ireland's scheduled April return 'looks unlikely'

The FAI’s deputy CEO Niall Quinn also admitted new plans to hold Ireland’s Euros play-off semi-final with Slovakia in June were ‘aspirational’.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June

It has also been announced that the four Euros matches set for Dublin will now take place in the summer of 2021.

Confirmed: Euro 2020 postponed until 2021

The Covid-19 coronavirus is behind the postponement.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

RTÉ secure rights to Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off clash

There had been doubts over whether the game would be shown on free-to-air TV.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 2 March, 2020

Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia

The pivotal play-off takes place in Bratislava on 26 March.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 17 February, 2020

Mick McCarthy singles out Shrewsbury youngster for praise

Max O’Leary has already been called up to the Ireland squad once before.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 10 February, 2020

'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'

Mick McCarthy is likely to stick with ‘tried and tested’ players for the vital play-off clash.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 20 January, 2020

Ireland fans get increased ticket allocation for Euro 2020 play-off

The FAI has announced that they will receive 2,200 tickets for March’s semi-final in Bratislava.

# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be

The Boys in Green are set for a big game in March as they bid to qualify for Euro 2020.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Bratislava confirmed as venue for Ireland's Euro 2020 semi-final play-off

A win against Slovakia would leave Ireland one win away from a place at the tournament.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 22 November, 2019

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off likely to be played at 22,500-capacity stadium in Bratislava

The FAI say they have opened talks with their Slovakian counterparts about ticket allocation for the game.

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy

The Ireland manager expects the Euro 2020 play-off semi-final with Slovakia to be a ‘difficult game’.

Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia Fyi

Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia

Mick McCarthy’s side will face either Bosnia or Northern Ireland, provided they win their semi-final.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The 4 teams Ireland could face in the Euro 2020 play-offs

Northern Ireland, Wales, Bosnia and Slovakia all may lie ahead.

# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Here's how Ireland could still qualify for Euro 2020 if they lose to Denmark

The Boys in Green are likely to get another chance even if they fall short at the Aviva Stadium next month.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 11 October, 2019

Former lifeguard keeps Wales' Euro hopes afloat

Kieffer Moore scored on his international competitive debut as Ryan Giggs’ side drew 1-1 with Slovakia.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It was just raw emotion': Megan Connolly on going viral, sibling rivalry and a different Irish camp

The Cork native is back for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers and making big plans for her future.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Watch: QPR and Derry youngsters on target as clinical Ireland dispatch Iceland Impressive This post contains videos

Watch: QPR and Derry youngsters on target as clinical Ireland dispatch Iceland

Ryan Manning and the Hale brothers were on target for Noel King’s side.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 4 September, 2017

Lowest Wembley crowd for an England game in three years as they beat Slovakia

Gareth Southgate’s side were forced to come from behind against Slovakia.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 10 April, 2017

McCabe stands out as Ireland's top talent on return to Tallaght

The young Arsenal winger was named player-of-the-match in today’s win over Slovakia.

Ireland women put off-the-field issues behind them to claim victory over Slovakia

Stephanie Roche scored the only goal of the game at Tallaght Stadium.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Wayne Rooney plays where he wants'

The England skipper made a record 116th appearance for his country amid a last-gasp win over Slovania.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Big Sam's England bailed out by 95th-minute Adam Lallana winner Sam Old Story? This post contains videos

Big Sam's England bailed out by 95th-minute Adam Lallana winner

Underwhelming England get out of jail against Slovakia with last kick of the game.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Allardyce warns: I'll have to use reserve players for England

His task has instantly been made harder by James Milner’s hint that he may quit international football.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Slick Germany ease into Euro 2016 quarter-finals

It was all too easy for the world champions.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 20 June, 2016

Toothless England have to settle for second spot after being held by Slovakia

Hodgson’s changes backfire in Saint-Etienne stalemate.

# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Russia risk disqualification as fans breach Uefa regulations again

Russian fans set off a flare inside the stadium, despite a clear warning from Uefa not to do so.

Europe made heart eyes at Marek Hamsik while he made bits of Russia's defence

Russia on the brink of exit after losing 2-1 in Lille.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 12 June, 2016

England don't look like potential winners and more Euro 2016 talking points

Plus, is Bale better for Wales than for Real Madrid?

# slovakia-soccer - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Hal Robson-Kanu the hero as Wales earn famous win

Gareth Bale had previously put Chris Coleman’s side ahead with a powerful free-kick.

Superb Gareth Bale free kick gets Wales' Euros campaign off to perfect start Take A Bow This post contains videos

Superb Gareth Bale free kick gets Wales' Euros campaign off to perfect start

The Real Madrid star has delivered on the international stage, helping Wales to prevail ultimately.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Ireland in good health for the Euros, but future beyond that a cause for serious concern

Martin O’Neill has been among those to express concern at the lack of underage talent coming through.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 1 April, 2016

Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016?

The veteran pundit gave his selections on Newstalk’s Off the Ball last night.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Analysis: Could the diamond formation be a viable option for Ireland at the Euros?

Martin O’Neill tried out the system against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium the other night.

# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Wes Hoolahan performance highlights the best and worst of Irish football

The Irish team drew 2-2 with Slovakia in last night’s friendly at the Aviva.

'The Slovakia lad put the second goal in with his arm'

Despite some encouraging displays, the Boys in Green had to settle for a draw last night.

'Shane has made himself an important part of this squad' - O'Neill lauds 'confident' Long

The Ireland manager also spoke about giving away poor goals and the performance of Eunan O’Kane in his post-match press conference.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

'The manager changed the way we play and it gave me and Cyrus a licence to go forward'

The player also revealed he considered leaving Burnley owing to a lack of first-team action previously.

'I've grown up with him since I was 15’ - Darren Randolph gutted for Rob Elliot

The Ireland goalkeepers know each other from their days at Charlton together.

Hoolahan, Christie and O'Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland's draw with Slovakia

Rob Elliot’s chances of heading to Euro 2016 were also dealt a significant blow tonight.

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