Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Euro 2012: Round 2 Review 1

Euro 2012: Round 2 Review

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Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy offers another comprehensive review of the second round of Euro 2012 Group fixtures and reviews each country’s hope of making the knockout phase and picking out their stand-out players.

Irish heartbreak as France head to South Africa 0

Irish heartbreak as France head to South Africa

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A controversial William Gallas goal in Paris has sent France to the 2010 World Cup at the expense of Ireland, while a number of other countries also secured qualification on Wednesday. It took extra time to seperate Ireland and France in their World Cup playoff after a 1-1 aggregate score. The French went into the […]

One night in Paris 1

One night in Paris

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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 […]

The Kentaro Experiment 2

The Kentaro Experiment

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RTÉ Sports broadcaster Paddy McKenna tells us about the new Kentaro experiment, where England’s dead rubber qualifying game this Saturday with Ukraine will only be shown exclusively online. This Saturday evening could well be of the red letter variety for anyone who has ever sat beer in hand on their sofa, or pulled up a […]

England international to be online only 0

England international to be online only

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England fans have reacted angrily to news that their nation’s weekend World Cup qualifier against Ukraine will only be shown live on the internet at a cost of £4.99. The game was originally to be shown on Setanta after they were sold the rights by international agency Kentaro, however the broadcaster’s collapse means that digital […]