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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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Shane Long Ruled Out Of Crunch Qualifier Versus Wales

Dublin , Ireland - 6 October 2017; Shane Long of Republic of Ireland during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Moldova at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Shane Long has been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland’s crunch qualifier against Wales on Monday night.  Some had called for the striker to be dropped from the starting XI having spurned a number of fantastic opportunities on Friday night versus Moldova, but his exclusion has now been guaranteed following news of an injury ahead of the clash in …

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Watch: Two Goals From Slovenia’s Bezjak Give Ireland Renewed Hope Of Qualifying

Scotland have ceded their 1-0 half-time lead to Slovenia meaning Ireland and Wales are now in the reckoning to finish as one of the top eight second-placed European sides in World Cup qualifying.  Current second-placed side Slovakia are beating Group F’s whipping boys Malta at the moment – and have won out against them earlier in the campaign – but of course …

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