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#Switzerland

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 25 March, 2021

England U21s suffer nightmare start at Euros
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

England U21s suffer nightmare start at Euros

Mar 25th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,847 Views 4 Comments

Switzerland striker Dan Ndoye’s late winner condemned the Young Lions to Group D defeat in Koper.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Celtic striker could be punished for diving
# Problems
# Problems

Celtic striker could be punished for diving

Feb 4th 2021, 6:50 PM 6,928 Views 13 Comments

Albian Ajeti faces a potential two-match ban after being charged with simulation.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Nations League game called off hours before kick-off as Ukraine's entire squad placed in quarantine
# Causing Havoc
# Causing Havoc

Nations League game called off hours before kick-off as Ukraine's entire squad placed in quarantine

Nov 17th 2020, 3:07 PM 6,758 Views 1 Comment

Andriy Shevchenko’s side have been badly hit by the virus, meaning they won’t be able to field a team against Switzerland this evening.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 7 September, 2020

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage
# Controversy
# Controversy

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage

Sep 7th 2020, 5:18 PM 14,704 Views 3 Comments

‘Stupid’, ‘anti-social’, ‘oblivious to the future’ – were some of the comments posted.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Impressive Swiss leave misfiring Germany frustrated
# Report
# Report

Impressive Swiss leave misfiring Germany frustrated

Sep 6th 2020, 11:00 PM 8,176 Views 0 Comments

Joachim Loew’s men are now third in their Nations League group.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'He's a tremendous player' - Celtic sign Swiss striker from West Ham
# Number 10
# Number 10

'He's a tremendous player' - Celtic sign Swiss striker from West Ham

Aug 13th 2020, 2:16 PM 14,311 Views 8 Comments

23-year-old Albian Ajeti arrives in Glasgow on a four-year deal.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:28 PM 8,729 Views 20 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland

Oct 15th 2019, 9:58 PM 18,731 Views 63 Comments

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
# Final 23
# Final 23

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:20 AM 12,623 Views 25 Comments

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
# Permutations
# Permutations

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

Oct 12th 2019, 7:50 PM 55,195 Views 55 Comments

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
# Group D
# Group D

Denmark beat Switzerland to go level on points with Ireland

Oct 12th 2019, 6:58 PM 17,790 Views 40 Comments

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
# Euro 2020
# Euro 2020

Shaqiri ends international exile but Liverpool man will miss Ireland qualifier

Oct 3rd 2019, 4:16 PM 5,431 Views 3 Comments

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
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

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

Sep 8th 2019, 6:56 PM 54,208 Views 57 Comments

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
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

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

Sep 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 29,395 Views 25 Comments

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
# Bittersweet

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

Sep 5th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,112 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,554 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Sep 4th 2019, 4:00 PM 6,291 Views 5 Comments

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?
# Options
# Options

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 14,842 Views 49 Comments

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
# Unavailable
# Unavailable

Liverpool star to miss Ireland-Switzerland clash

Aug 30th 2019, 4:51 PM 10,692 Views 18 Comments

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
# Minutes Needed
# Minutes Needed

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:10 PM 6,393 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tie

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

Mar 26th 2019, 10:12 PM 13,107 Views 8 Comments

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
# Success
# Success

Ireland's group rivals Switzerland get off to winning start

Mar 23rd 2019, 4:15 PM 8,946 Views 1 Comment

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
# Good To Go
# Good To Go

Ireland set to play Switzerland in Geneva

Feb 20th 2019, 3:38 PM 6,961 Views 5 Comments

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
# Final Four
# Final Four

England to face Netherlands in Nations League semis next June

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:01 PM 4,017 Views 1 Comment

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
# Rivals
# Rivals

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 12:17 PM 19,274 Views 12 Comments

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
# Swiss Roll

Switzerland through to Nations League finals after remarkable comeback against Belgium

Nov 18th 2018, 10:20 PM 9,972 Views 1 Comment

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
# On The Marc

England avoid fourth straight defeat as Rashford strike neutralises Swiss

Sep 11th 2018, 10:23 PM 7,512 Views 6 Comments

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
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Switzerland star Xherdan Shaqiri joins Liverpool following Stoke's relegation

Jul 13th 2018, 9:27 PM 14,615 Views 34 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

Sweden are proving they're better off without Zlatan

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:06 PM 6,464 Views 10 Comments

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
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:08 PM 27,253 Views 9 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

Jun 25th 2018, 6:27 PM 6,745 Views 6 Comments

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
# Trouble
# Trouble

Swiss pair could be set for bans following controversial goal celebrations

Jun 24th 2018, 2:29 PM 15,981 Views 16 Comments

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
# Reaction

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

Jun 22nd 2018, 10:05 PM 17,661 Views 12 Comments

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
# Report

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

Jun 22nd 2018, 8:59 PM 6,688 Views 11 Comments

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
# Absent Friend

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

Nov 19th 2017, 12:00 PM 39,674 Views 79 Comments

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'
# Contrast
# Contrast

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

Nov 12th 2017, 8:44 PM 21,560 Views 29 Comments

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
# Tough To Take
# Tough To Take

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

Nov 12th 2017, 7:36 PM 27,881 Views 89 Comments

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
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Nov 12th 2017, 1:05 AM 10,324 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Preview
# Preview

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

Nov 8th 2017, 3:24 PM 38,560 Views 40 Comments

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
# Two-legged Tie
# Two-legged Tie

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

Oct 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 31,663 Views 34 Comments

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

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