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# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 19 June, 2016

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania

It was the final round of games in Group A and we were there every step of the way.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 11 June, 2016

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss Underdogs This post contains videos

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss

Switzerland played the majority of the game with a man advantage after Lorik Cana was sent off.

# switzerland-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.

# switzerland-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.

# switzerland-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.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 28 March, 2016

Analysis: Is Ireland's Robbie Brady better utilised at left-back or midfield?

The Norwich player has been regularly used in both positions this season.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2

The Boys in Green earned a 1-0 win over Switzerland in last night’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 25 March, 2016

'I got goosebumps out there' - Man-of-the-match Duffy gives O'Neill something to think about

The Blackburn Rovers defender was a stand-out performer at centre-half in Ireland’s win over Switzerland tonight.

'Roy said at half-time: This is where you show what you can do off the ball'

It was a frustrating evening for the Brentford midfielder at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

This close-up of Kevin Doyle's leg injury is not for the faint-hearted

Injury update better than first feared as Doyle stretchered off against Switzerland.

Big blow to Kevin Doyle's Euro 2016 hopes as he's stretchered off

The 32-year-old forward was one of the players considered a doubt for the 23-man Euros squad before tonight.

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VIDEO: Ireland's central defensive pairing combine to give them the lead

The Boys in Green got off to the perfect start tonight

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly

There was live football on Good Friday as the Aviva Stadium hosted the Boys in Green in a Euro 2016 warm-up game.

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test

The Brentford midfielder starts in tonight’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

Will Alan Judge get his chance and 4 more Ireland-Switzerland talking points

Meanwhile, the Boys in Green will be hoping their excellent recent home record remains intact.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Switzerland should be

Martin O’Neill has suggested some new faces will be given a chance tomorrow evening.

John O'Shea backs future Ireland stars Shane Duffy and Jack Byrne to shine

The Sunderland defender expects the pair to play a big part in the Irish team in the coming years.

'After Germany, the players feel as if they're capable of beating anyone'

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill says his side can take heart from Leicester’s unlikely Premier League success.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'It would have been the ideal opportunity for him' - Keane reveals Arter ruled out for Ireland

The Bournemouth midfielder is set to miss out on this week’s friendly games, while a number of other players are doubts.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 19 March, 2016

No place for Forrester but Judge, Gleeson and Doherty remain as O'Neill trims Ireland squad

The Aviva Stadium hosts two friendlies against Swizterland and Slovakia later this month.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 14 March, 2016

Rejected by Reading and Leicester plus all you need to know about the new Irish squad call-up Fyi

Rejected by Reading and Leicester plus all you need to know about the new Irish squad call-up

It took a while for his career to take off, but the Aberdeen winger is currently thriving.

# switzerland-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.

# switzerland-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.

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 7 December, 2015

Second pre-Euro 2016 Ireland friendly announced for March

The game will be free to all season ticket holders.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ireland to host Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium (hopefully as a Euro 2016 warm-up)

It will be the first meeting between the teams for 11 years.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Wayne Rooney gave an emotional speech after a historic night

The Man United striker scored his 50th goal at international level, breaking Bobby Charlton’s record in the process.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 16 November, 2014

# switzerland-soccer - Monday 8 September, 2014

'I swear all the time' - Hodgson defends F-word outburst

The manager was quizzed about his side’s inability to create clear-cut chances against Norway.

# switzerland-soccer - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Argentine commentator breaks down in tears after di Maria's winner against Switzerland

We were crying too but only because we missed out on a shootout.

Messi turns creator to send Argentina into last eight

Angel di Maria finished the move as Argentina survived a late siege in extra-time.

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

We had all the action as the last day of second round action got under way.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Hitzfeld: Anything is possible against Argentina

They take on one of the tournament favourites on Tuesday.

# switzerland-soccer - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

A Swiss hat-trick, a French stalemate and Messi finding form.

# switzerland-soccer - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Shaqiri's treble fires Switzerland into second round tie with Messi's Argentina

The Bayern Munich man linked superbly with Josip Drmić to put Honduras to the sword.

Classy Shaqiri hat-trick inspires Switzerland to victory against Honduras

The Bayern Munich midfielder struck a golazo from outside box in the 6th minute.

As it happened: France v Ecuador, Switzerland v Honduras, World Cup Group E

We went minute-by-minute in the final round of Group E games.

# switzerland-soccer - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the 9th night of World Cup action

Costa Rica are fast becoming every neutral’s favourite team while France and Switzerland served up a goal-fest.

# switzerland-soccer - Friday 20 June, 2014

France on the verge of last 16 spot after putting five past Switzerland

Goals from Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi, Mathieu Valbuena Moussa Sissoko and Karim Benzema have put Didier Deschamps’ side on six points.

As it happened: Switzerland v France, World Cup Group E

Two teams who won their opening game faced off at the Arena da Baixada.

# switzerland-soccer - Sunday 15 June, 2014

3 vines to heaven: How Valon Behrami saved Switzerland's day

The former West Ham midfielder sparked his side’s injury-time points grab.