Even though the vexed matter of qualification for the Euro finals in France next year is a much more pressing concern, Ireland will today learn their qualifying destiny for the World Cup in Russia in 2018 when the preliminary draw takes place in St Petersburg, kicking off at 4pm Irish time.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
TOTTENHAM’S flickering hopes of Champions League qualification took a blow yesterday with the confirmation that Gareth Bale will miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured ankle ligament during Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Blackpool.
Tue, 10 May, 2011
I DON’T think we’re going to end up in a GPO-type situation here. That is to say, it’s unlikely that in years to come hundreds of thousands will lay retrospective claim to having been in the Aviva Stadium on the evening of March 29, 2011 to witness the rising of the latest star in Irish football.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
MANCHESTER CITY boss Roberto Mancini has hinted that the protracted transfer of Mario Balotelli from Inter Milan could be due to the teenage striker’s over-inflated price-tag but believes everything will be resolved in the next 24 hours.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2010