Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Whelan’

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland 0-1 France 4

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland 0-1 France

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Nicholas Anelka’s deflected strike in the 72nd minute against Ireland made it advantage France before the second leg on Wednesday night. Neither side managed to get a foothold in the grippingly tense match, but luck from Anelka’s shot gave the Frenchmen the lead, while Liam Lawrence, Glenn Whelan and John O’ Shea missed chances for […]

Italy snatch late point in Dublin 0

Italy snatch late point in Dublin

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Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni urged his team to learn from their painful lesson after Italy snatched World Cup victory from their grasp. Sean St Ledger’s 87th-minute header looked to have handed Trapattoni’s men a famous victory over the world champions which would have blown the race for the top spot in Group Eight […]