Ger McCarthy looks ahead to tonight’s crunch Euro 2012 qualifier between Ireland and Slovakia in Dublin.
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It’s been a difficult few days for the Republic of Ireland with just one point to show from two games, and Neil Sherwin looks at some of Giovanni Trapattoni’s puzzling squad selections.
In day three of the round of sixteen, Brazil collide with Chile in what will surely be one of the games of the tournament, and the Netherlands clash with the side who toppled the reigning champions, Slovakia. Netherlands -v- Slovakia Durban, 16:00 local time Netherlands – comfortable in qualifications but have yet to get into [...]
Having had my last accumulator rudely scuppered by a rather dull 0-0 draw between the Ivory Coast and Portugal, the World Cup duly decided to rub it in by allowing the Swiss to beat the favourites Spain and simultaneously splash a further helping of egg on my face. Despite this, I have come back for [...]
Looking down and out with 92 minutes on the clock, a dramatic late equaliser from Winston Reid gave New Zealand their first ever World Cup point against Slovakia in their Group F clash. Everyone likes a feel good story, an underdog succeeding against the odds, and the 2010 World Cup got its first as plucky New Zealand snatched a point [...]