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#world cup qualifiers

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 24 August, 2018

16-year-old Shels striker in line for international debut in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier WNT

16-year-old Shels striker in line for international debut in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier

Jessica Ziu has been called into Colin Bell’s squad for the clash with Northern Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Player of the year Scott back to boost Ireland for crucial World Cup qualifiers WNT

Player of the year Scott back to boost Ireland for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Colin Bell has named his squad for next week’s double-header against Norway.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'Football experts may say Ireland hardly have a chance. That's fine, but we don't believe in that'

The Republic of Ireland women’s team face European champions Holland this evening.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 30 October, 2017

Serbia sack manager three weeks after qualifying for next summer's World Cup

Slavoljub Muslin had led Serbia to their first international tournament in eight years.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure

Lalas called the Americans’ botched qualification campaign an “incredible failure.”

Ex-Concacaf chief Jack Warner revels in 'laughing stock' US failing to reach World Cup

‘As far as I am concerned this is the beginning of the end for U.S. football.’

'Those memories will live with me forever': Gordon Strachan leaves role as Scotland manager

After two failed qualification campaigns, Gordon Strachan’s contract has not been renewed by the SFA.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification Serious Talent This post contains videos

Wonderkid Christian Pulisic brings USA to within one game of World Cup qualification

Borussia Dortmund star Pulisic scored and assisted as the United States defeated Panama 4-0 in Orlando.

'It's probably the best feeling of my life': Maguire revels in long-awaited debut

Sean Maguire made his international debut as Ireland beat Moldova 2-0 on Friday night.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Gareth Bale emerges as injury doubt for crucial World Cup qualifier against Ireland

He looks set to miss Real Madrid’s clash with Espanyol tomorrow.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Bad news for Ireland as debutant Woodburn hits stunner to snatch vital victory for Wales

Chris Coleman’s side are now just two points behind Ireland in Group D.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Lemar and Mbappe on target as France cruise to qualifying win over Netherlands

Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick as Belgium hit Gibraltar for nine.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 25 August, 2017

16-year old son of ex-Ireland underage midfielder named in Wales World Cup qualifier squad

The good news is that Gareth Bale is back for Chris Coleman’s side.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

# world-cup-qualifiers - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'He has a big future ahead of him': Walters on Arter and last night's famous win in Vienna

The striker praised his teammate on his competitive debut for Ireland.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 12 November, 2016

As it happened: Austria v Ireland, World Cup 2018 qualifier

Ireland claimed a historic win in Vienna to boost their chances of qualifying for the World Cup.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Coleman on life as captain, Robbie's Germany goal and the road to Russia

The Ireland captain is hoping to guide his side to their first World Cup finals in 16 years.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 10 October, 2016

A stunning Paul Pogba strike earned France a big victory over Netherlands tonight

The Man United midfielder proved the difference between the two heavyweights of Group A.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Gordon Strachan inspired by fresh faces in Scotland squad

An injection of young players, including €15m man Burke who has drawn comparisons with Gareth Bale, has given Scotland a boost, claims the manager

Kosovo's first-ever World Cup qualifier is surrounded by controversy

They take on Finland on Monday night in their first competitive fixture.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

The state of play in today's World Cup qualifiers -- and six reasons to watch them

Who will be booking their flights to Brazil? And who can starting making alternative summer plans for next years?

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 21 October, 2013

Ronaldo v Zlatan: here's the European draw for the World Cup play-offs

Portugal and Sweden to meet in next month’s play-offs.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Saturday 19 October, 2013

'We love you America!' - the most hysterical-but-brilliant commentary you'll hear today

If you thought Dunphy and Giles were harsh critics…

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Twelve months on: A look back at Ireland’s 6-1 defeat to Germany

Saturday marks a year since one of the nation’s most humbling results in international football.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

The new guy: Who is Rob Elliot?

The Newcastle United goalkeeper has been called up to the Ireland squad for the first time this week.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Brazilian striker Diego Costa on the brink of switching allegiance to Spain

The Atletico Madrid star intends to play for La Roja but won’t be available for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers due to paperwork.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 30 September, 2013

Total Recall: Andy Reid welcomed back to international fold after five-year absence

For so long a running joke among Irish fans, the man who challenged Giovanni Trapattoni has been given a lifeline by Noel King.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Monday 16 September, 2013

Armenian winger gives a lesson in how not to take a corner kick

Aras Ozbiliz, this is your life…

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Sweden and Austria name squads for Ireland's double-header

Giovanni Trapattoni’s opposite numbers Erik Hamren and Marcel Koller announced their panels for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Friday 22 March, 2013

Surprise, surprise: Northern Ireland vs Russia has been called off

Ah sure it’s only a bit of snow.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

England held by Poland in rescheduled qualifier

Kamil Glik’s header in the 70th minute meant the two sides would have to be content with a draw.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Group C focus: Germany take 3 points in Austria while Sweden edge Kazakhstan

Ireland’s Group C rivals prepared for their trip to Dublin next month with a win over their old rivals in Vienna.

Soldado comes to world champions' rescue

Spain set off on the road to Brazil with a late, late win in Tblisi.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Terry in England squad for Moldova and Ukraine

There is also room for Daniel Sturridge and Ryan Bertrand in the travelling party.

# world-cup-qualifiers - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Five questions that tonight's Serbia-Ireland friendly will answer

We analyse five issues that Trap must solve, ahead of tonight’s international.