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#Russia 2018

# russia-2018 - Thursday 23 March, 2017

State of Play: Four down, six to go - Ireland in good shape in quest to reach Russia

A win on Friday could eliminate one direct rival in the race for automatic qualification.

# russia-2018 - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Who will win the Premier League? Can Ireland qualify? Our writers' 2017 football predictions

Plus, who will get PFA Player and Young Player of the Year?

# russia-2018 - Friday 11 November, 2016

Ignored by his club, Kyle Lafferty's remarkable form for his country continued tonight

Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland easily got the better of Azerbaijan in their World Cup qualifier.

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Euro 2016 winners Portugal lost their opening World Cup qualifier tonight Wrap This post contains videos

Euro 2016 winners Portugal lost their opening World Cup qualifier tonight

Meanwhile, Holland and Sweden drew 1-1, while Faroe Islands also earned a point.

# russia-2018 - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Allardyce admits nerves ahead of first England game

The former Bolton boss is eager to be able to focus on the match against opponents the Three Lions failed to break down just a few weeks ago.

# russia-2018 - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place

The Fifa president has given a remarkable interview to Russian media.

# russia-2018 - Monday 27 July, 2015

‘Every draw at the moment for Ireland is tough… Teams won’t dread playing us’

A nice, handy draw for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers? Not according to Roy Keane.

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Hulk says racism in Russian football will impact next World Cup

The Brazilian was reacting to the latest racist incident in the Russian league.

# russia-2018 - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Ireland set to be confirmed in pot 4 for World Cup draw this week

The Boys in Green are expected to be in the same pot as Faroe Islands.

# russia-2018 - Thursday 4 June, 2015

O’Neill: Russia would feel hard done by if they’re stripped of 2018 World Cup

Ireland boss believes Fifa “had to change at some stage.”

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Fifa reject complaints of the man who investigated alleged corruption for them

Michael Garcia appealed the version of his report that was released, calling it ‘incomplete and erroneous’.

# russia-2018 - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The 2018 World Cup logo was unveiled live in space last night

FIFA pres Sepp Blatter joined by cosmonauts in a space spectacular.

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Blatter pledges ‘unconditional support’ for World Cup in Russia

The FIFA president says he opposes any boycott of the 2018 tournament.