The Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa is 2,782 metres above sea level. The host of the key World Cup qualifying match between Ecuador and Argentina has been a fortress Los Amarillos. Argentina […]
Ireland have finished second in Group D after 10 dramatic group matches. Monday’s inspirational victory in Cardiff means the boys in green beat Wales to a World Cup play-off, and […]
Ireland kept their World Cup hopes alive with a comfortable win over Moldova at the Aviva Stadium last night, which means Monday’s showdown in Cardiff against Wales will be a […]
FIFA have confirmed that the 2018 World Cup play-offs will be seeded. This means that the eight best (out of nine) teams who finish second in their qualifying groups will be split […]
As Sky Sports explains, the ranking is based on international matches played over a four-year cycle, with more recent results carrying a greater weight than older ones.
FIFA have voted in favour of expanding the World Cup to a 48 team format. The decision to expand was taken at a meeting in Zurich this morning, and the […]
Shane Long and Daryl Murphy have been ruled out due to injury, which mean that Ipswich striker David McGoldrick has been included in the 35 man squad.
Ireland struggled to create any meaningful chances in a first half which could easily have seen Georgia leading at the break in the Aviva Stadium.
Video replays were used successfully during the friendly, which France won 3-1, and video was used when Italy appealed for a penalty after a perceived handball in the box by defender Layvin Kurzawa after a Danielle De Rossi header.
As members of that cup’s organising committee, Beckenbauer and the alleged parties are suspected of fraud, criminal mismanagement, money laundering and misappropriation.