Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
James McClean scores the only goal of the game as Republic of Ireland beat Wales 1-0 in Cardiff to seal a World Cup playoff place at their hosts' expense.
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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill "delighted" with Republic of Ireland draw
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill says that he is "delighted" to be taking on Denmark in the World Cup playoffs next month.
Oct 17, 13:49
Fans of Northern Ireland during the Euro 2016 Group C match against Ukraine on June 16, 2016
Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffs
Northern Ireland will take on Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 17, 13:07
Interim manager Gareth Southgate watches on during England training on October 4, 2016
England move into 12th place in FIFA World Rankings
England move up three places into 12th spot in the updated FIFA World Rankings, while Scotland and Republic of Ireland break into the top 30.
Oct 16, 10:27
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady avoids punishment from FIFA
Republic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady is free to play in the World Cup playoffs after avoiding a suspension for an alleged headbutt.
Oct 13, 11:30
Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Tony Pulis hails 'brilliant' midfielder James McClean
Tony Pulis praises West Bromwich Albion midfielder James McClean following his match-winning strike for Republic of Ireland against Wales on Monday night.
Oct 12, 16:51
Eric Dier celebrates with teammates after scoring during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
England in top tier of new UEFA Nations League
England are placed in Group A of the new UEFA Nations League, while Wales are joined by Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in Group B.
Oct 11, 14:25
Jon Walters #14 of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on Novemb
Report: Burnley forward Jonathan Walters out until Christmas
Jonathan Walters will reportedly miss Republic of Ireland's two-legged World Cup playoff tie due to a knee injury, which will likely keep him out until Christmas.
Oct 11, 12:40
Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm (front-R) holds up the World Cup trophy as he celebrates on with his teammates after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on July 13, 2014
World Cup 2018: Who has qualified for Russia?
Sports Mole rounds up who has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far, and how they got there.
Oct 11, 12:25
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
John Aldridge: 'Martin O'Neill got his tactics bang on'
John Aldridge believes that Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill got his tactics "bang on" as the Boys in Green reached the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 10, 22:25
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
FIFA investigating alleged Robbie Brady headbutt towards Ashley Williams
FIFA is investigating an alleged headbutt by Robbie Brady towards Ashley Williams during the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying win over Wales on Monday night.
Oct 10, 22:08
Irish players celebrate next to a dejected Joe Ledley after the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Andy Townsend calls for caution from Republic of Ireland ahead of playoffs
Andy Townsend plays down the Republic of Ireland's achievement of reaching the World Cup playoffs, insisting that there is still a "long way to go".
Oct 9, 23:00
Chris Coleman the Wales manager waves to the crowd during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match between Wales and Belgium at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12, 2015
Wales boss Chris Coleman: 'World Cup failure will hurt for a bit'
Wales boss Chris Coleman says that the players will "learn" from their failure to reach the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 9, 22:36
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill proud of "magnificent" Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill showers praise on his side following their crucial World Cup qualifying win over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:16
Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
James McClean hails Republic of Ireland "character"
Republic of Ireland match-winner James McClean says that he is glad to prove people wrong following his side's crucial 1-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:09
Irish players celebrate next to a dejected Joe Ledley after the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Result: Republic of Ireland reach World Cup playoffs at Wales's expense
James McClean scores the only goal of the game as Republic of Ireland beat Wales 1-0 in Cardiff to seal a World Cup playoff place at their hosts' expense.
Oct 9, 21:40
Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Live Commentary: Wales 0-1 Republic of Ireland - as it happened
Relive Republic of Ireland's dramatic 1-0 win over Wales as James McClean scores the only goal of the game to fire his side into the World Cup playoffs at Wales's expense.
Oct 9, 18:45
Hal Robson-Kanu (R) of Wales jumps for the ball against Toni Sunjic (L) of Bosnia of the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Wales at the Stadium Bilino Polje in Elbasan on October 10, 2015.
Team News: Hal Robson-Kanu handed start for Wales
Wales boss Chris Coleman decides to hand a start to striker Hal Robson-Kanu for his nation's crucial World Cup qualifier with Republic of Ireland.
Oct 9, 18:41
Shane Long of Ireland celebrates scoring a goal during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Latvia at Aviva Stadium on November 15, 2013
Shane Long ruled out of Wales qualifier with hip injury
Injured striker Shane Long will play no part for Republic of Ireland in their must-win qualifying clash against Wales at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Oct 9, 11:46
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland not thinking about revenge'
Martin O'Neill targets a place at Russia 2018 to give stricken skipper Seamus Coleman a World Cup incentive on his comeback from injury.
Oct 8, 20:07
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman expects 'lots of contact' in Republic of Ireland clash
Chris Coleman attempts to downplay Neil Taylor's leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman ahead of the latest showdown between Wales and Republic of Ireland.
Oct 8, 15:47



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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
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19Bournemouth8116412-84
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