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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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Ireland 0-1 Serbia: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Dublin

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year hang by a thread after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serbia at the Aviva Stadium. It was a much-improved performance from Saturday’s shambolic performance in Tbilisi as the Boys in Green, buoyed by the presence of Wes Hoolahan and David Meyler in midfield, looked a lot more comfortable in possession, …

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Nemanja Matic Excited By Chance To Meet Childhood Hero Roy Keane

The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to claim all three points on Tuesday night at the Aviva as they welcome group leaders Serbia with the race to Russia next summer hotting up. One man, in particular, looking to upset the Irish is Manchester United’s latest recruit in the heart of midfield, Nemanja Matic. The ex-Chelsea man is looking forward …

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Opinion: Ireland Must Go Wide To Overcome Serbia

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia 2/9/2017 Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean and Shane Long with Referee Ivan Kruzliak

Martin O’Neill has come in for some sharp but generally constructive criticism following Ireland’s abject display against Georgia at the weekend. The first half was the worst 45 minutes from an Ireland side many will remember. There were many problems on the night, the bulk of them originating from a central midfield trio unable to effect the game with or …

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Eamon Dunphy Savages Martin O’Neill And Roy Keane’s Ireland Tactics

Dunphy O'Neill Keane

Eamon Dunphy wasn’t holding back when discussing Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane’s tactical approach to last weekend’s draw in Georgia. The pair have been lambasted not just for the poor result but the overall performance, and the RTE pundit was in no mood to let them away with anything. Speaking on 2FM’s Game On programme on Monday …

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How Injury-Hit Ireland Should Line Up Against Serbia

Tbilisi , Georgia - 2 September 2017; Republic of Ireland team before the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Georgia and Republic of Ireland at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland enter into Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Serbia knowing that, really, only a win will do in their quest to finish top of Group D. Saturday’s 1-1 draw in Georgia has increased the pressure on Martin O’Neill and the Boys in Green to deliver at the Aviva, knowing that defeat will put that top spot almost certainly beyond …

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Ireland Facing More Injury Problems Ahead Of Serbia Clash

Dublin , Ireland - 7 June 2017; Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill during squad training at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland’s injury problems could be set to mount ahead of Tuesday night’s must-win World Cup qualifier against Serbia. The 1-1 draw in Tbilisi on Saturday has put a serious dent in Martin O’Neill’s hopes of progressing from the group automatically, but securing all three points at the Aviva will put them back in the driving seat going into the final …

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