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# slovakia-soccer - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Martin O’Neill’s Damien Delaney excuses ring hollow

The 34-year-old defender was left out of Ireland’s 40-man squad announced yesterday.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 11 March, 2016

Forrester among the new faces in 40-man Ireland squad for upcoming double-header

The Boys in Green face Switzerland and Slovakia in friendlies later this month.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

An Italian U21 player scored the dinkiest dink that was ever dinked today

This chip is either gorgeous, sublime or some mouth watering mixture of both.

# slovakia-soccer - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Spain drop iconic goalkeeper Iker Casillas, Costa scores at last as they beat Luxembourg 4-0

The 33-year-old played 158 times for Spain as they won back-to-back Euros in 2008 and 2012.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 10 October, 2014

Spain's Andrés Iniesta 'f***ed' by Slovakia shock

Goals from Juraj Kucka and Miroslav Stoch handed the Eastern Europeans a memorable victory.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Spain stunned by Slovakia thanks to Iker Casillas howler

It could be time for international retirement for the Spanish keeper.

# slovakia-soccer - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Martin Skrtel scores the most embarrassing own goal you'll see for a long time

The Liverpool defender won’t want to replay this again

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 2 September, 2011

Men on a mission: 'We've got a point to prove,' says St Ledger

Sean St Ledger talks to ahead of a make-or-break few days for the Irish football team.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Slovak blow as captain Hamsik a serious doubt

Hamstring problem could keep Napoli star out of Friday’s game in Dublin.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

McCarthy dropped ahead of crunch Euro qualifiers

Trap trims his squad to just 25 players ahead of game against Slovakia next Friday.

# slovakia-soccer - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Trap to team: Ignore the headlines, and make amends

Giovanni Trapattoni tells his side to shrug off the Russian loss for tonight’s crunch match away to Slovakia.

# slovakia-soccer - Monday 11 October, 2010

Whelan departs from Trapattoni's long ball script

The midfielder says Ireland have little choice but to obey the manager – who says he doesn’t demand Route One.

# slovakia-soccer - Friday 8 October, 2010

THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND have been gifted a great chance to give themselves some breathing space at the top of their Euro 2012 qualifying group ahead of tonight’s crucial Group B clash with Russia. Slovakia – who currently top the group alongside Ireland with six points – have been beaten 3-1 by Armenia, meaning an Irish victory could put them three points clear. A draw would see Ireland pull one point ahead, while a Russian win would see all three sides tied on six points apiece.

# slovakia-soccer - Thursday 30 September, 2010

Slovakia name squad for Irish Euro qualifier

Vladimir Weiss will be without record goalscorer Robert Vittek, who continues to recover from a long-term knee injury.