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Dublin: 3 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

#Switzerland

# switzerland - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'We get written off a lot. The lads are used to it. We use it as motivation'

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph is defiant in the face of deepening doubts over Ireland’s Euro 2020 hopes.

# switzerland - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'

Mick McCarthy also admitted Aaron Connolly endured a tough night in Geneva.

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'

The Republic of Ireland manager saw his side go down 2-0 to Switzerland in Geneva this evening.

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers Goals This post contains videos

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers

Haris Seferovic and Edimilson Fernandes gave the home side a deserved victory this evening in Geneva.

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

Connolly starts as McCarthy names his Irish team to face Switzerland

There are three changes, including Conor Hourihane’s making way for Alan Browne.

Ireland/Switzerland goes ahead as planned following late pitch inspection

The surface at the Stade de Geneva is in pretty bad shape, but has been deemed playable.

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

# switzerland - Monday 14 October, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

McCarthy dismisses Schmeichel jibe and tight-lipped on Connolly start ahead of Swiss clash

The Irish manager said he would ‘absolutely’ take a draw in Geneva tomorrow.

# switzerland - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Huge boost for Ireland as Duffy declares himself fit for crucial double-header

David McGoldrick won’t be involved in Georgia but may be available to play a part against Switzerland.

# switzerland - Monday 7 October, 2019

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter

The 27-year-old will join up with the Swiss squad on Wednesday after becoming a father for the first time.

# switzerland - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son Equatorial Guinea

Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son

The cars were seized amid a money-laundering probe.

# switzerland - Friday 6 September, 2019

'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result'

Seamus Coleman is promising a positive return performance in Geneva next month.

# switzerland - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Swiss coach Petkovic: Ireland need to win in Switzerland

He also suggested Ireland’s equaliser was offside.

'When the goal went in it was like the days of old' - McCarthy hails atmosphere and players' character

The Irish boss also celebrated the Irish goalscorer, in whom he has never lost faith.

Player Ratings as Ireland grab late equaliser against Switzerland

All hail David McGoldrick, who led the line and led the ratings.

McGoldrick's late leveller rescues Ireland against superior Swiss

The Sheffield United striker headed in an 85th-minute equaliser to keep Ireland undefeated in Group D.

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, Euro 2020 qualifier Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, Euro 2020 qualifier

We went minute-by-minute as Mick McCarthy’s men welcomed Switzerland to the Aviva Stadium.

No surprises in Ireland team selected for Euro 2020 qualifier against Switzerland

Mick McCarthy’s side face one of their toughest tests in the qualifying campaign this evening in Dublin.

Swiss problems and Shaqiri absence offers Ireland golden chance to seal crucial win

Mick McCarthy’s previous reign ended in rancour against Switzerland, but the current era may get its signature win tonight.

# switzerland - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'I don’t want a protest, I’d like to have a great evening and a game that’s enjoyed by everyone'

Ahead of tomorrow’s crucial Euro 2020 qualifier, Mick McCarthy is hoping fans concentrate on events on the pitch.

# switzerland - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'A year ago, when the phone wasn’t ringing, playing in the Premier League was a long way off'

Having been without a club last year, David McGoldrick is now a Premier League regular and is leading the line for Ireland.

'I hear the outside noise' - Criticism not affecting Hendrick ahead of milestone game

The midfielder is in line for his fiftieth cap on Thursday, and is glad to be playing in his favoured position.

# switzerland - Monday 2 September, 2019

'There's only one thing on our mind and that's trying to get a win on Thursday night'

James McClean says Ireland have no interest in settling for a draw in the critical Euro 2020 qualifier with Switzerland this week.

# switzerland - Sunday 1 September, 2019

'Aren’t you that weirdo who walked out of football?’ I always had that stigma to me'

Once an exciting prospect, Thomas Butler played just twice for Ireland and fell out of love with football. Here he talks of how he bounced back and came to terms with his bad decisions.

# switzerland - Friday 14 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of women dressed in purple strike in Switzerland over equal pay Strike

Thousands of women dressed in purple strike in Switzerland over equal pay

Women in Switzerland on average still earn 20% less than men.

# switzerland - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'I'm not a normal lad, I'm an England footballer'

After a testing season in the public eye, Jordan Pickford says he has ‘become a man’.

# switzerland - Monday 10 June, 2019

Penalty-taking Pickford relieved to avoid 'getting battered on Twitter' after shoot-out win

The goalkeeper converted and saved a penalty as England beat Switzerland in the Nations League.

# switzerland - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League Drama This post contains videos

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League

Spot kicks followed their scoreless draw with Switzerland, after the Three Lions were denied another goal courtesy of VAR.

# switzerland - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Teen sensation linked with Man United and City 'ready' to shine for Portugal

Joao Felix looks set to be Portuguese football’s next superstar, but Fernando Santos is keen to point out his country is never shy of talent.

# switzerland - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations Referendum

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

# switzerland - Monday 25 March, 2019

'My skull is still humming' - Calls for Uefa action after Swiss defender plays on despite bad head injury

Newcastle United’s Fabian Schar suffered concussion against Georgia on Saturday, but was permitted to continue in the game.

# switzerland - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe Extreme Weather

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

# switzerland - Friday 11 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip TD Expenses

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip

These expenses do not not cover the cost of travel, hotel, taxis, telephone or car parking.

# switzerland - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka Swiss Leaks This post contains videos

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka

They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction The Pink Legacy This post contains videos

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

The diamond was snapped up by American luxury brand Harry Winston.

# switzerland - Saturday 8 September, 2018

There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener

Switzerland’s Nations League campaign got off to a flying start as they smashed Iceland in St Gallen.

# switzerland - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm Crash

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

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