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FAI Release Ticket Details For Ireland’s Home Play-Off Clash

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Fresh from their remarkable win over Wales in Cardiff on Monday, Ireland are preparing themselves for a playoff against one of Italy, Croatia, Switzerland and Denmark. The Boys in Green are dreaming of a summer in Russia, but one more step lies between themselves and the World Cup. The draw is taking place next Tuesday at 1pm, with the dates also …

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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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World Cup Round-Up: Wales Slip Up, Italy Get Lucky

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 09: Tomike Okriashvili of Georgia celebrates his sides first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Georgia at the Cardiff City Stadium on October 9, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

The European World Cup qualifiers continued on Sunday night as three groups played their fourth matches of the campaign. To Group D first, where what was billed as a routine win for Wales against Georgia turned out to be anything but. Gareth Bale put the home side ahead after just nine minutes, but Tornike Okriashvili grabbed a deserved equaliser just before …

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World Cup Round-Up: Wins For Italy And Wales As Spain Score Eight

Spain's forward Diego Costa (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the WC 2018 football qualification match between Spain and Liechtenstein at the Reyno de Leon Stadium in Leon on September 5, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The second wave of European qualifiers’ opening weekend took place tonight, as 2006 winners Italy and 2010 champions Spain got their respective campaigns underway. In Group D, Georgia and Austria began proceedings in the early kick-off. In what could have been a very tricky tie for an Austrian side still reeling from a poor Euro 2016, first half goals from Marc Janco …

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