Ireland looked to be heading for a first defeat in the competition after substitute Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg had given the Danes the lead just four minutes after coming off the bench, but Duffy's 85th-minute bullet header, his third international goal, was enough to claim a point at the Telia Parken Stadium and preserve his side's unbeaten start to their Group D campaign. … [Read more...] about Shane Duffy scores late equaliser to grab Euro 2020 qualifying draw for Ireland against Denmark
For eurozone finance ministers, there are complex, interlocking challenges. First, they must decide whether, and for how long, to keep bankrolling the Greeks. Greece received its first bailout last spring, and a second rescue deal was agreed in July, against the background of panic on world markets. Without the much-delayed release of the latest €8bn (£6.8bn) tranche of that first loan, Greece could run out of money within weeks but, so far, despite a dizzying series of austerity programmes, Athens has failed to convince its creditors to hand over the cash. … [Read more...] about Euro crisis spreads and puts the world economy at risk
On a night when 36,281 turned up at the Aviva Stadium hoping for a goal-fest, Mick McCarthy's men needed a stroke of good fortune to set them on their way to three points courtesy of a 2-0 win which keeps them at the top of Group D with 10 from their opening four games. … [Read more...] about Republic of Ireland beat Gibraltar to go top of Euro 2020 qualifying group
Republic of Ireland 1 Switzerland 1 It was a goal that had not looked like coming in a game they looked like they had lost but David McGoldrick’s header salvaged a point against Switzerland that should act like a shot of adrenaline in their qualification campaign. … [Read more...] about Late David McGoldrick goal rescues precious Euro 2020 qualifying point for Ireland against Switzerland
While the current Oranje have not even qualified for this summer's major tournament, back in 1996, Holland were thought of as genuine contenders to win the Euros. … [Read more...] about Horribly hard quiz alert: Can you remember all 11 players who started England’s 4-1 win vs Holland at Euro 96?