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All The Best Images From A Historic Night For Ireland

The Republic of Ireland secured their place in the World Cup play-offs next month following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Wales in Cardiff on Monday night.  Ahead of the game, the task was clear for both sides: win and you’re 180 minutes from next summer’s World Cup. In the end it was the Boys in Green who ultimately prevailed with some tenacious play …

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Who Are Ireland’s Potential World Cup Playoff Opponents?

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 09: Martin O’Neill, Manager of The Republic of Ireland salutes the crowd after the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Wales and Republic of Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on October 9, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. Ireland reach the play-offs ahead of Wales after a 1-0 victory. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Ireland secured a World Cup playoff place by beating Wales on Monday night, but still face a big challenge in qualifying for next year’s World Cup. Martin O’Neill’s side finished the group strongly with a terrific 1-0 win in Cardiff, ending a rollercoaster campaign in second place two points behind winners Serbia. With the group stage now done and dusted, …

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