After the nail biting performance of the national teams during the international tournament earlier this year, the run up to release of the Euro 2020 schedules were greatly anticipated by fans worldwide. Therefore as earlier this week the fixtures and groupings for the UEFA European Championships Qualifiers 2020 were announced, we thought we would put this article together for our readers. This blog therefore covers how the groups have been drawn and who are expected to be the ones to beat.
What the Euro 2020 Qualifying Groups Look Like
In advance of the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament, the qualifiers are to take place in order to determine which 24 teams advance to the Championship. The qualifying tournament runs
At the moment the national teams are currently battling it out on the football pitch to win the new Nations League trophy. And with the extra bonus of four places in the Euro tournament in two years’ time up for grabs, the anticipation to succeed in Nations League is high.
As this is a very new tournament we wanted to put this post together to cover all of the need to know information about the ongoing games. From how the season is scheduled to who are the strongest teams so far, read below to find out all the latest info.
What is the Nation’s League?
The Nations League was first set-up in 2018 as an alternative way for national teams to acquire a place in the Euros, and replaced the current friendly matches for competition matches. This series of matches will tak
The 2016 UEFA European Championship won't get underway until June 10th of next year. As of early December, though, the group stage draws for the tournament are set. With 24 teams spread across six groups, which countries will rise and which will fall in the first round of this prestigious football tournament? Read on to check out our predictions for each of the six groups.
The Group: A
The Teams: France, Romania, Albania, Switzerland
The Likely Outcome: France are the natural frontrunners here. In addition to being the tournament hosts, France are also the only soccer team in this group that have won a previous European Championship title-let alone two. France won in both 1984 (also at a tournament they hosted) and 2000 and have had a fairly
Posted: November 04, 2013|
The Irish national football team is currently without a manager since Giovanni Trapattoni resigned earlier this year after failing to secure the teams qualification for the World Cup that will be held next summer in Brazil.
The Ireland home soccer jersey 2013 utilises the colours of the Irish flag.Â The top and socks are usually green in colour, the shorts are white. Orange trim is often integrated to fully use the counties national colours.
The away kit often reverses these colours with a white jersey, however there has been occasions where an orange second choice strip has been chosen instead.
Since 1994 Umbro has been the official manufacturer of the Ireland soccer jersey. In 2009 a new deal was renegotiated to ensure this partnership would remain in place until at least 2020.
Unusually for a national squad t
Football is now at a huge high in terms of popularity, more and more soccer merchandise is being purchased each day.Read more »
This includes the replica football shirts that are worn by the players on match day, a lot of money is made from the sales of soccer jerseys, they are in high demand at the moment and even more so when new releases are put on sale at the beginning of every season.
Training kits are another popular type of item, these can include items with a lower value such as a training top and items which are much more expensive like official football
Posted: September 27, 2013|In comparison to some national teams such as England and Scotland who played their first international match in 1872 the Irish national team are relatively new. They played their first matches during the Olympic Games of 1924. The Republic of Ireland is a proud country with a rich heritage and a loyal fan base for their football team. Jerseys such as the Ireland away football shirt are popular amongst Irish fans.ÂRead more »
Traditionally the Ireland away kits have featured a white shirt with green shorts. The home kit is always a green jersey, with white shorts.
Posted: September 26, 2013|There are a significant number of American citizens who have an ancestral link to Ireland. During the 1800s a large number of Irish people immigrated to America, a recent census reports nearly 12% of the American population to have a link with Ireland. With Irish heritage being very patriotic and a significant increase in the popularity of soccer within the USA the Ireland football jersey is becoming a frequent sight on American streets.ÂRead more »
Since 1994 Umbro have produced the Ireland football jersey, in 2009 a new deal was signed securing an on-going agreement until 2020.
The Ireland home kits are traditionally a green shirt with white shorts.Â A stylish new away kit has recently been released. The shirt features a subtle charcoal and black vertical striped design.
The polo neck col
Posted: September 25, 2013|The Irish national football team has had little success in international tournaments and competitions. Recently the team has parted company with manager Giovanni Trapattoni, he led them to qualify for Euro 2012 for the first time in 24 years. Recently the team has not been on top form leading to the mutual decision for a replacement to be found.Â Despite the ups and downs fan loyalty remains high and products such as the Ireland Jacquard Scarf remain popular.ÂRead more »
The Ireland jacquard scarf is a great product perfect for showing support during the upcoming World Cup qualifier matches. The double sided design features a large central gre