Posts Tagged ‘Playoffs’

Ronaldo to miss WC playoffs 0

Ronaldo to miss WC playoffs


Portugal has been dealt a massive blow ahead of their World Cup playoff tie against Bosnia-Herzegovina with the news that star player Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out with an ankle injury. The current FIFA World Player of the Year has missed the last seven games for his club side Real Madrid having aggrevated the […]

One night in Paris 1

One night in Paris


The Republic of Ireland will play France in the World Cup playoffs with the first leg at home following this afternoon’s draw in Zurich. In the other three ties, Portugal face Bosnia, Greece go up against Ukraine, and Russia host Slovenia in the first leg. As well as being a difficult tie in itself for […]

Luck of the draw 1

Luck of the draw


With the draw for the World Cup playoffs to be made tomorrow, Michael Donnelly takes a look at Ireland’s potential opponents. So after 900 minutes, 20 goals (12 for and 8 against) and a never ending argument about a certain midfielder, we find ourselves in a position that was hard to believe could be achieved […]