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World Cup hosts for Republic of Ireland tonight

Oct 12, 2021 08:10 By radiokerrysport
World Cup hosts for Republic of Ireland tonight World Cup hosts for Republic of Ireland tonight
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Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny says they're progressing in the right direction despite missing out on qualification for the World Cup.

They face the 2022 hosts Qatar in a friendly later with Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher in line for his first start.

Kenny's side recorded their first competitive win under his management against Azerbaijan last week

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Tonight's friendly at the Aviva kicks off at 7.45.

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Before that, Ireland’s under-21's continue their European Championship qualifying campaign.

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Jim Crawford’s side are unbeaten in Group F, ahead of a 4.30 start away to Montenegro.

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A scrappy first-half Kieffer Moore goal helped Wales get their World Cup qualifying campaign back on track last night.

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Their 1-nil win away to Estonia keeps them level on points with second placed Czech Republic in Group E.

Northern Ireland are in Sofia for tonight’s Group C qualifier away to Bulgaria.

Scotland can strengthen their grip on second place in their group with a win over the Faroe Islands.

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While Euro 2020 finalists England host Hungary at Wembley.

Germany are the first nation to join hosts Qatar at the 20-22 World Cup.

They secured their place at the tournament with a 4-nil victory in North Macedonia.

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Hansi Flick's team have won their group with two games to spare.

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