Football reporter Mark Pitman has the hosts’ view ahead of the do-or-die Wales versus Ireland World Cup showdown in Cardiff. He answers our questions.
Underage world champions and top of their World Cup group, Serbian football is on a high right now. Provided they don’t make a familiar mistake and slip up against Moldova, they will roll into Dublin expecting a fight to the finish, writes Milos Dusanovic.
Georgia haven’t made things easy in their recent games against Ireland and having derailed Scotland’s Euro 2016 hopes, Saturday’s opponent’s feel they’re due something against the Boys in Green. Alastair Watt answers some of our questions from Tbilisi as the Republic’s World Cup bid hits crunch time.
Photographer Denis Vahey brilliantly captures the matchday atmosphere at Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in Dublin.
On 5th November, 2015, little Austria stood 10th in the FIFA rankings. A landslide campaign in the Euro qualifiers with nine wins and just one draw even turned the Alaba-led team into a dark horse for the tournament in France. What has happened since then? Georg Sander of 90minuten gives the view from the Boys in Green’s next opponents.
Georgia made life difficult for Austria in their opening World Cup qualifying game and are showing signs of improvement under a new coach. Alastair Watt gives us the inside view from Thursday’s visitors to Dublin.
Christopher Lash of Rightbankwarsaw gives us the lowdown ahead of the crunch Euro 2016 qualifier in Warsaw.
Ireland’s quest for Euro 2016 qualification resumes in Faro, Portugal, against a fast-improving Gibraltar side. Daniel Griffin of footballgibraltar has the lowdown on the new look hosts.
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Blaszczykowski-gate. Piszczek injured. Szczesny on the bench at Arsenal. Poland undoubtedly have their concerns before one of the most important games of the qualifying campaign against Ireland. Szymon Podstufka of Transfery.info offers the visitors’ view.