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Republic of Ireland end campaign with victory in Luxembourg

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021 by PA20 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 »

Stephen Kenny challenges Republic players to finish strongly after Portugal draw

Posted Friday, November 12, 2021 by PA17 hits

Stephen Kenny has challenged the Republic of Ireland to end a disappointing World Cup qualifying campaign in style with victory in Luxembourg to cement their ongoing improvement.Ireland extended their recent run to just one defeat in nine games in all competitions with a creditable 0-0 draw against Group A favourites Portugal in Dublin on Thursday evening, and will head for Luxembourg knowing vi...Full Story »

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Portugal: No repeat of Cristiano Ronaldo late show as Republic of Ireland hold Portugal

Posted Friday, November 12, 2021 by PA29 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo failed to repeat his magic against the Republic of Ireland as 10-man Portugal were held to a goalless draw in their World Cup qualifier in Dublin.The 36-year-old scored two last-gasp headers in the reverse fixture in September to snatch victory at the death and powered a 67th-minute effort wide with a crowd of 50,737 at the Aviva Stadium expecting the net to bulge.He then fired...Full Story »

My players responded to the challenge against the Czech Republic – Lee Carsley

Posted Friday, November 12, 2021 by PA23 hits

Boss Lee Carsley believes his England Under-21 stars rose to the challenge to boost their Euro 2023 qualifying hopes.Anthony Gordon’s debut brace and Folarin Balogun’s goal gave the Young Lions an impressive 3-1 win over the Czech Republic.They are now two points behind the Czech Republic, who top Group G, with a game in hand following victory in Burnley.Carsley had urged his men to ...Full Story »

Anthony Gordon’s debut double earns England Under-21s win over Czech Republic

Posted Friday, November 12, 2021 by PA21 hits

Anthony Gordon’s debut double earned ruthless England Under-21s a crucial win over the Czech Republic.The Everton winger’s early brace put the Young Lions on course for a 3-1 win in their Euro 2023 qualifier in Burnley.Folarin Balogun also netted his first under-21s goal as the Young Lions threatened to run riot.Adam Karabec’s penalty tempered their momentum but Lee Carsley&rsq...Full Story »

West Ham United announce Czech billionaire minority ownership deal

Posted Thursday, November 11, 2021 by ESPN42 hits

West Ham will remain majority owned by David Gold and David Sullivan. Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty Images Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky has completed a deal to purchase a minority stake in West Ham United, the club announced on Wednesday. Both the men's and the women's teams have enjoyed positive starts to the season. The men's side sit in third place in the Premier League after manag...Full Story »

Callum Robinson hat-trick sees the Republic of Ireland hammer Qatar

Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by PA32 hits

Callum Robinson plundered a hat-trick as the Republic of Ireland beat World Cup hosts Qatar 4-0 to win back-to-back games for the first time since March 2019.Robinson, whose first-half double in Azerbaijan on Saturday set up a 3-0 World Cup qualifying victory, repeated the trick inside 13 minutes at the Aviva Stadium and then added a third eight minutes after the restart to become the first Irel...Full Story »

Callum Robinson ends a week of Covid-19 controversy with double in Republic win

Posted Sunday, October 10, 2021 by PA32 hits

Callum Robinson ended a week of controversy with a decisive double as the Republic of Ireland won a competitive match for the first time under manager Stephen Kenny in Azerbaijan.Robinson hit the headlines in the run-up to the game after revealing he had chosen not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 despite twice contracting the virus, but provided the perfect response to the criticism he receive...Full Story »

Czech Republic 2 - 2 Wales: Wales bounce back from Danny Ward blunder to pick up a point in Prague

Posted Saturday, October 09, 2021 by PA31 hits

Wales battled back from conceding a bizarre Danny Ward own goal to keep their World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a 2-2 draw against the Czech Republic in Prague.The returning Aaron Ramsey gave Wales a 36th-minute lead, although that was quickly wiped out by Jakub Pesek after Ward had failed to gather Filip Novak’s shot.Ward was left even more red-faced four minutes after the restart aft...Full Story »

Stephen Kenny not looking for assurances over his Republic of Ireland future

Posted Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by PA24 hits

Stephen Kenny insisted he does not need a vote of confidence from the Football Association of Ireland after seeing his team cling on to their fading World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion.An 86th-minute Nikola Milenkovic own goal at the Aviva Stadium saw the Republic of Ireland fight back to snatch a 1-1 draw with Serbia.The result spared their under-pressure manager further punishment after an unf...Full Story »

Republic of Ireland grab draw as Sergej Milinkovic-Savic goes from hero to zero

Posted Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by PA28 hits

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic was both hero and villain for Serbia as the Republic of Ireland struck late once again to snatch a World Cup qualifying draw.On a night when the visitors, marshalled by the brilliant Dusan Tadic, were quicker in thought and deed for long periods, Milinkovic-Savic, who had earlier headed his side in front, thumped an attempted 86th-minute clearance straight at team-mate Ni...Full Story »

Boss Stephen Kenny defends record as Republic of Ireland draw with Azerbaijan

Posted Sunday, September 05, 2021 by PA19 hits

Stephen Kenny has launched a passionate defence of his Republic of Ireland reign after admitting their World Cup hopes are realistically over.Ireland needed a late Shane Duffy equaliser to spare them the ignominy of a home defeat at the hands of Azerbaijan, ranked 112th in the world, as they belatedly opened their Group A account at the fourth time of asking after a 1-1 draw in Dublin.As a resul...Full Story »

Shane Duffy’s late equaliser gets the Republic of Ireland out of jail

Posted Sunday, September 05, 2021 by PA5 hits

Shane Duffy got the Republic of Ireland out of jail as they left it late to rescue their first point of the World Cup qualifying campaign with a face-saving 1-1 draw against Azerbaijan.Duffy’s 87th-minute header, his fifth international goal, cancelled out Emin Makhmudov’s stunning first-half strike and belatedly opened Ireland’s Group A account at the fourth attempt on an even...Full Story »

Portugal 2 - 1 Republic of Ireland: Cristiano Ronaldo breaks international goals record to crush Ireland hopes

Posted Thursday, September 02, 2021 by PA46 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo became international football’s record goalscorer with a last-gasp double to snatch Portugal an unlikely victory from the Republic of Ireland’s grasp.The 36-year-old celebrated his return to Manchester United in style by almost single-handedly rescuing the Portuguese with headers in the 89th minute and the sixth minute of stoppage time to make it 2-1 just as it look...Full Story »

Denmark reach Euro 2020 semi-finals with win over Czech Republic

Posted Sunday, July 04, 2021 by PA37 hits

Denmark beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in Baku to book their place in the semi-final of Euro 2020.Thomas Delaney headed Denmark into an early lead and Kasper Dolberg also struck shortly before half-time.Czech frontman Patrik Schick reduced the deficit with his fifth goal of the tournament in the 49th minute, but it was Denmark who progressed to secure a semi-final spot at Wembley on July 7.VI SKAL ...Full Story »

Kasper Hjulmand wants Denmark to play fearless football against Czech Republic

Posted Friday, July 02, 2021 by PA182 hits

Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand is confident his side can continue to play without fear as they try to edge close to repeating the feat of their 1992 predecessors.The Danes have grown in stature as Euro 2020 has progressed after their horrific start when Christian Eriksen collapsed with a cardiac arrest in their opening defeat to Finland.They head into a quarter-final against the Czech Republic in...Full Story »

Czech Republic dump 10-man Holland out of Euro 2020

Posted Monday, June 28, 2021 by PA48 hits

Tomas Holes and Patrik Schick struck in the second half as the Czech Republic stunned 10-man Holland in their Euro 2020 last-16 clash.The Dutch completely lost their way in front of a capacity crowd in Budapest after Matthijs de Ligt was sent off for handball on 55 minutes.Holes gave the Czechs the initiative with a powerful header on 68 minutes and Schick wrapped up victory with his fourth goal...Full Story »

Frank De Boer says no easy ride for Netherlands as Czech Republic are ‘big problem’

Posted Sunday, June 27, 2021 by PA54 hits

Frank De Boer is not bothered whether Holland might appear to have been given an easy ride as they plot a course towards the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 when they tackle the Czech Republic in Budapest on Sunday. The Oranje finished top of Group C, winning all three matches in Amsterdam on their return to a major international tournament for the first time since the 2014 World Cup. With the l...Full Story »

Czech Republic 0 - 1 England: England top Group D as Raheem Sterling goal sees off Czech Republic

Posted Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by PA56 hits

England progressed to the European Championship knockout phase as group winners thanks to Raheem Sterling’s early header in a 1-0 victory against the Czech Republic.Having kicked off Group D by beating World Cup semi-final foes Croatia and then been booed following the goalless draw with rivals Scotland, Gareth Southgate’s already-qualified side put in a controlled display on Tuesday...Full Story »

England set to be without Mount and Chilwell vs Czech Republic as Southgate faces changes

Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by Express.co.uk81 hits

England are poised to be without both Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell against Czech Republic. England manager Gareth Southgate conceded there is a “high possibility” the Chelsea pair will have to sit out the Wembley showdown after they were listed by the FA as possible close contacts of Scotland's Billy Gilmour who has tested positive. Mount, who has played every minute of England's t...Full Story »

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