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#Switzerland

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Aaron Connolly's big night ruined, as Ireland's lack of quality catches up with them

Mick McCarthy said beforehand that he didn’t feel any great sense of belief from those in the pre-match press conference. This 90 minutes showed why, writes David Sneyd.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland

It was a disappointing night for Ireland, as they were beaten 2-0.

Stevens returns and Byrne makes way as Ireland squad finalised for Switzerland tonight

Enda Stevens missed the draw with Georgia due to suspension.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Here's what Ireland now need to do to qualify for Euro 2020

The Boys in Green will now almost certainly have to beat either Denmark or Switzerland in their final two games.

Denmark beat Switzerland to go level on points with Ireland

Yussuf Poulsen scored an 84th-minute winner, coolly slotting the ball home.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Shaqiri ends international exile but Liverpool man will miss Ireland qualifier

The Swiss FA say the 27-year-old is ready to make himself available once again. The upcoming double-header will come too soon, however.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Big boost for Ireland's Euros hopes, as Georgia hold Denmark

The Danes, along with Switzerland, are widely regarded as Mick McCarthy’s side’s main rivals for qualification in the group.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 6 September, 2019

David McGoldrick, the hero against the Swiss, is the perfect symbol for this Irish team

The Sheffield United striker scored a vital equaliser last night.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain' Bittersweet This post contains videos

'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain'

David Connolly on the good and bad times he experienced playing for Ireland.

The strangely subdued build-up to Ireland's key qualifier

Plus, we assess the omission of Shane Long and how big a gamble it could prove to be.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Switzerland insist they can cope with the absence of key players ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Ireland clash.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Do you agree with our predicted Ireland team to face Swizerland?

Mick McCarthy is not expected to make too many changes from previous starting XIs.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 30 August, 2019

Liverpool star to miss Ireland-Switzerland clash

Xherdan Shaqiri wants to focus on his club career at present.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 23 August, 2019

McCarthy worried about lack of playing time for important players ahead of Switzerland qualifier

The Ireland boss says he may delay finalising his squad for the meeting with Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

6-goal thriller between rivals sees Ireland go top of Group D Tie

6-goal thriller between rivals sees Ireland go top of Group D

A remarkable comeback, starting in the 84th minute, saw the Danes earn a point.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Ireland's group rivals Switzerland get off to winning start

Vladimir Petkovic’s side were too good for Georgia in Tbilisi today.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Ireland set to play Switzerland in Geneva

The Swiss are top seeds in Euro 2020 Group D and will face the Boys in Green on 15 October.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 3 December, 2018

England to face Netherlands in Nations League semis next June

The semi-finals are set for 5 & 6 June in Portugal.

Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents

The Boys in Green were paired with Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Sunday’s Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Switzerland through to Nations League finals after remarkable comeback against Belgium Swiss Roll This post contains videos

Switzerland through to Nations League finals after remarkable comeback against Belgium

Either France or the Netherlands will join Switzerland, Portugal and England in the final four next summer.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

England avoid fourth straight defeat as Rashford strike neutralises Swiss On The Marc This post contains videos

England avoid fourth straight defeat as Rashford strike neutralises Swiss

Laboured England scrape past a young Switzerland side in Leicester.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 13 July, 2018

Switzerland star Xherdan Shaqiri joins Liverpool following Stoke's relegation

The 26-year-old previously had stints at Bayern Munich and Inter.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Sweden are proving they're better off without Zlatan

Talk of the superstar striker’s possible return to his national team dominated the build-up to their World Cup.

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

Sweden played Switzerland for a place in the quarter-finals.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 25 June, 2018

Let-off for Switzerland as three key players avoid World Cup ban for eagle celebrations

Xhaka, Shaqiri and Lichtsteiner will be available to face Costa Rica.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Swiss pair could be set for bans following controversial goal celebrations

Fifa confirmed it has opened disciplinary proceedings against Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 22 June, 2018

'It's staggering he hasn't given this' - Controversy as non-penalty costs Serbia Reaction This post contains videos

'It's staggering he hasn't given this' - Controversy as non-penalty costs Serbia

With the game in the balance at 1-1, Aleksandar Mitrovic was wrestled in the box.

Stoke and Arsenal stars on target as Switzerland earn dramatic late win Report This post contains videos

Stoke and Arsenal stars on target as Switzerland earn dramatic late win

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri helped their team narrowly prevail.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold? Absent Friend This post contains videos

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold?

There have been calls for the FAI to use the former manager’s expertise, more than 10 years after he parted ways with the association.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'We're bringing on Jordan Jones - at Kilmarnock. They're bringing on a £20 million player'

Michael O’Neill admitted the manner of the play-off defeat to Switzerland was tough to take but he was quick to praise his side’s campaign.

World Cup dream over for Northern Ireland as controversial first-leg penalty sees Swiss through

Michael O’Neill’s side couldn’t find a goal in Basel and won’t be at next summer’s World Cup.

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Granit Xhaka has little sympathy.for Michael O’Neill’s side’s misfortune.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'They will go and buy players from the Republic squad... We're just as good as them'

Northern Ireland’s Jamie Ward feels his side are not being given the respect they deserve.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw

Ireland find out which one of the four seeded teams they will face for a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty

Portugal’s win over Switzerland tonight means Martin O’Neill’s side could face the latter.

Ireland won't be playing Ronaldo and Portugal in the play-offs after tonight's result in Lisbon

Switzerland’s 100% record came to an end against the Euro 2016 champions.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Euro 2016 winners Portugal lost their opening World Cup qualifier tonight Wrap This post contains videos

Euro 2016 winners Portugal lost their opening World Cup qualifier tonight

Meanwhile, Holland and Sweden drew 1-1, while Faroe Islands also earned a point.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Gera half-volley unfairly beats Shaqiri's bicycle-kick to Euro 2016 Goal of the Tournament Really? This post contains videos

Gera half-volley unfairly beats Shaqiri's bicycle-kick to Euro 2016 Goal of the Tournament

The Hungarian captain’s goal in the 3-3 draw with Portugal has been voted as the best strike of the competition by supporters.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Poland the first team into Euro 2016 quarter-finals after dramatic penalty shootout with the Swiss

The game had finished 1-1 in Saint-Etienne after 120 minutes, with Xherdan Shaqiri scoring a wonder-goal.

Xherdan Shaqiri just scored the best goal of Euro 2016 Acrobatic This post contains videos

Xherdan Shaqiri just scored the best goal of Euro 2016

Switzerland are taking on Poland in the first knockout round game.

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