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Luxembourg boss ‘denigrated’ Ireland greats with style comments – Stephen Kenny

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021 by PA14 hits

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has offered a passionate defence of Irish football following comments from Luxembourg counterpart Luc Holtz.In the run-up to Ireland’s 3-0 World Cup qualifier victory at the Stade de Luxembourg on Sunday, Kenny had been unhappy with Holtz’s description of his team’s style of play as “British” and the same as they had adopted...Full Story »

Republic of Ireland end campaign with victory in Luxembourg

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021 by PA21 hits

Stephen Kenny’s hopes of earning a contract extension were handed a major boost as the Republic of Ireland romped to a 3-0 win over Luxembourg in their final World Cup qualifier.Goals from Shane Duffy, Chiedozie Ogbene and Callum Robinson inside the final 22 minutes clinched victory – just Ireland’s second in a competitive fixture in 15 attempts – and third place in Group...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo nets 10th Portugal hat-trick in big win vs. Luxembourg in World Cup qualifying

Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by ESPN51 hits

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helped Portugal stroll to a 5-0 win over Luxembourg in World Cup qualifying Group A on Tuesday. The victory ensures Portugal remain a point behind group leaders Serbia, who moved onto 17 points with a 3-1 home win over Azerbaijan, and boast a game in hand as well as superior goal difference with two rounds of matches remaining. The treble, which meant Ronaldo be...Full Story »

Stephen Kenny insists he does not fear sack in wake of Luxembourg humiliation

Posted Sunday, March 28, 2021 by PA24 hits

Stephen Kenny insists he is not worried about his job after seeing his Republic of Ireland team slip to an embarrassing home World Cup qualifying defeat by Luxembourg.Gerson Rodrigues’ 85th-minute strike secured an unlikely 1-0 victory at the Aviva Stadium for the team ranked 98th in the world and left both Ireland’s qualification hopes in tatters and new manager Kenny without a sing...Full Story »

Republic of Ireland suffer shock defeat to Luxembourg in World Cup qualifier

Posted Sunday, March 28, 2021 by PA35 hits

Gerson Rodrigues condemned the Republic of Ireland to an embarrassing 1-0 defeat in Dublin as Luxembourg won a World Cup qualifier for just the sixth time in their history.The striker blasted home an 85th-minute winner at the Aviva Stadium to all but end Ireland’s hopes of making it out of Group A after just two games and pile the pressure on manager Stephen Kenny, who has won none of his ...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo 'steals' Jota's goal to leave him one away from 100th national strike in Portugal's win vs Luxembourg

Posted Monday, November 18, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk141 hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO is only one goal away from 100 international strikes for his country Portugal. But the 99th one, that came in a 2-0 win against Luxembourg, saw him "steal" it from substitute Diogo Jota. And of course it comes just weeks after his furious reaction to Juventus team-mate and former Arsenal man Aaron Ramsey turning home his goal-bound effort. That came against Lokomotiv Mosco...Full Story »

Kevin Malget own goal hands Northern Ireland friendly win over Luxembourg

Posted Friday, September 06, 2019 by PA73 hits

A horror own goal from Kevin Malget was enough to give an experimental Northern Ireland side a 1-0 victory over Luxembourg in their Windsor Park friendly.Malget inexplicably headed into his own net eight minutes before half-time to settle a match short on quality as both sides looked to more important challenges to come on Monday.For Northern Ireland, that is a Euro 2020 qualifier against German...Full Story »

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