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Watch: Martin O’Neill Gives His Thoughts On Ireland’s 0-0 First Leg Draw With Denmark

The Republic Of Ireland played out a 0-0 draw against Denmark in Copenhagen in the first leg of their World Cup qualification play-off.  It’s all to play for in Tuesday’s second leg in the Aviva Stadium. While tonight’s affair wasn’t pretty on the eye, especially from a football purist’s viewpoint, a clean sheet was kept on a night where goalkeeper …

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Cyprus Vs Greece Takes On Added Significance For Ireland After Bosnia Loss

Dublin , Ireland - 6 October 2017; Callum O'Dowda of Republic of Ireland in action against Alexandru Gacan of Moldova during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Moldova at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The permutations for World Cup 2018 qualification are coming to a head as the campaign reaches its conclusion. While Ireland need to defeat Wales away on Monday to stand any chance of qualifying for next summer’s Moscow extravaganza, Chris Coleman’s side aren’t the only obstacle to progress. Matters elsewhere across Europe, particularly in Groups F and I where Scotland and Slovenia, …

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Opinion: England Relying Too Heavily On Marcus Rashford

England limped to a 1-0 victory over Slovenia to ensure qualification for Russia 2018 at Wembley on Thursday evening. There was a real lack of cohesion in almost everything they did and a worrying over-reliance on Marcus Rashford, particularly in the first half. Rashford was the main (perhaps even the only) threat for England in the first half. Playing in …

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Dele Alli Facing FIFA Action Over Middle-Finger Incident

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli is facing a potential international ban as FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against the 21-year-old following his middle finger incident in England’s World Cup Qualifier with Slovakia on Monday night. The incident took place in the 77th minute of the game as Alli was caught on camera making the gesture which he claimed was a joke …

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