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# slovakia-soccer - Friday 16 October, 2020

Slovakia sack coach Pavel Hapal eight days after Ireland play-off victory

Slovakia in search of a new manager ahead of next month’s Euros play-off against Northern Ireland.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 9 October, 2020

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more

Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia

It was a heartbreaking night as the Irish side were beaten on penalties.

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off

Ireland faced Slovakia, for a chance to play Bosnia or Northern Ireland in the final.

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life

In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.

Byrne included in Ireland's matchday squad, Long and Cullen left out

Tonight sees the Boys in Green face Slovakia in a one-legged Euro 2020 play-off.

'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'

Matt Doherty admits fans have yet to see the best of him in an Ireland jersey.

# slovakia-soccer - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'

Miroslav Antol, a journalist with Daily Sport, gives the lowdown on Ireland’s upcoming opponents.

'The last 3 or 4 years have gone almost perfect for me'

Matt Doherty reflects on a whirlwind few weeks as he prepares to face Slovakia tomorrow night.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Ireland youngster wants to 'affect the game' more

Brighton midfielder Jayson Molumby admits he is far from the finished product.

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'A comment from the press box was 'So much for the revolution'. You're thinking 'Cop yourselves on''

David Sneyd and Johnny Ward join Gavan Casey and Gavin Cooney to preview Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off on our new show, The Punt.

Do you agree with our Ireland XI to play Slovakia?

Stephen Kenny has a number of big calls to make for Thursday’s Euros play-off.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 28 September, 2020

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad

The Irish boss names his squad for the crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia tomorrow.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Ireland's Euros play-off 'likely' to be played in October

The FAI have confirmed the expected time of the clash with Slovakia.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'It is now very real and very frightening for us' - Ireland boss Mick McCarthy in self-isolation Worry This post contains videos

'It is now very real and very frightening for us' - Ireland boss Mick McCarthy in self-isolation

The 61-year-old is taking the measure as a precaution after two neighbours were diagnosed with coronavirus.

# 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

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

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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.

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