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Match report: Republic of Ireland finish fourth in Cyprus Cup after Korean defeat

March 8, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Match report, News

Match report: Republic of Ireland finish fourth in Cyprus Cup after Korean defeat

Match report: Republic of Ireland finish fourth in Cyprus Cup after Korean defeat.

Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team claimed fourth place in the Cyprus Cup after a 2-0 defeat to Korea DPR.

Colin Bell’s side fought valiantly against the highest-ranked team in the competition but conceded late goals from Wi Jong Sim and Kim Ryu Song.

The result sees the Women’s National Team finish fourth in the Cyprus Cup tournament, their highest-ever finish in Colin Bell’s first four games as Head Coach.

Ireland were defensive throughout much of the contest as the dangerous Kim Phyong Hwa was denied by the post in the 9th minute and she was denied again by Emma Byrne with a fantastic diving save two minutes after the break. Read the rest of this entry →

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Live Stream: Italy v Czech Republic | 11th/12th place playoff – Cyprus Cup 2017

March 8, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Live, News

Live Stream: Italy v Czech Republic | 11th/12th place playoff – Cyprus Cup 2017

Watch the live stream as Italy face Czech Republic in the 11th/12th place playoff match at the 2017 Cyprus Cup. Here is a reminder of the full Cyprus Cup 2017 schedule.

Cyprus Cup Live Stream

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2017 Cyprus Cup / The Final and Placement Fixtures

March 8, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, News

2017 Cyprus Cup / The Final and Placement Fixtures

2017 Cyprus Cup / The Final and Placement Fixtures

With the current holders Austria missing out on a place in the final, we are set to crown a new Cyprus Cup Champion, but will it be Switzerland or Korea Republic?

Austria, who finished third in group B, will be competing in the 7th – 8th place playoff against Belgium, the third place finishers of group A.

The bronze place finish will be contested between Republic of Ireland, the group C winners, and Korea DPR, who are the Group A runners-up.

You can follow LIVE match/goal updates from the final day of the 2017 Cyprus Cup here on Women’s Soccer United as well as on the official WSU Twitter accounts @WomensSoccerUtd and @WSUasa, and on the WSU Facebook page. Read the rest of this entry →

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Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe determined to seal third place against Korea DPR

March 7, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, News

Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe determined to seal third place against Korea DPR

Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe determined to seal third place against Korea DPR

Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe has set her sights on finishing in third place at the Cyprus Cup following her match-winner against Wales.

The Women’s National Team have enjoyed a fantastic Cyprus Cup tournament so far, with wins over Wales and Czech Republic, and a draw against Hungary.

The results saw Ireland top Group C which means they’ve qualified for the 3rd/4th placed match against North Korea, who were the highest-placed second team from Group’s A and B. Read the rest of this entry →

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Match report: McCabe strike ensures unbeaten Republic of Ireland top Group C at Cyprus Cup

March 6, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Match report, News

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Match report: McCabe strike ensures unbeaten Republic of Ireland top Group C at Cyprus Cup

Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team have topped Group C at the Cyprus Cup after an impressive 1-0 win over Wales.

Colin Bell’s side will now have to wait to find out which team is the best runner-up from Group A and Group B for their final game on Wednesday, March 8th.

It was another solid performance from Ireland who have now kept three clean sheets at the Cyprus Cup and never looked like conceding in a structured and determined performance. Read the rest of this entry →

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Live Stream: Italy v Switzerland | Cyprus Cup 2017

March 6, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Live, News

Live Stream: Italy v Switzerland | Cyprus Cup 2017

Watch the live stream as Italy face Switzerland in their final 2017 Cyprus Cup. Here is a reminder of the full Cyprus Cup 2017 schedule.

Cyprus Cup Live Stream

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Republic of Ireland striker Stephanie Roche ‘proud’ to reach 50-cap milestone ahead of Wales showdown

March 6, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, News

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Republic of Ireland striker Stephanie Roche ‘proud’ to reach 50-cap milestone ahead of Wales showdown

Republic of Ireland striker Stephanie Roche reached her 50-cap milestone against Hungary on Friday, and says every cap still feels like her first.

The 27-year old forward has played every minute of the Cyprus Cup tournament so far, scoring the opening goal of the 2-0 win over Czech Republic on Wednesday.

It was her 13th goal for the national side and she was delighted to reach the 50-cap milestone after always having ‘that belief’ in herself. Read the rest of this entry →

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Day 3 at the 2017 Cyprus Cup

March 6, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, News

Day 3 at the 2017 Cyprus Cup

Day 3 at the 2017 Cyprus Cup

It’s the final day of group stage matches at the 2017 Cyprus Cup and there is little separating the teams at the top of the groups.

Group C will see the joint leaders Republic of Ireland and Wales go head to head in an exciting battle to claim the top spot. Defending champions Austria, who currently sit joint top of Group B, will face Scotland in their final fixture.

Don’t forget to follow the progress of all the Cyprus Cup 2017 fixtures and results. Read the rest of this entry →

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Match report: Republic of Ireland continued their unbeaten run in the Cyprus Cup with a 0-0 draw against Hungary

March 3, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Match report, News

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Match report: Republic of Ireland continued their unbeaten run in the Cyprus Cup with a 0-0 draw against Hungary

The result means that Ireland will now face Wales in the final Group C game to decide the winner after the Welsh drew with Czech Republic.

Ireland were gifted the best chance of the game with just one minute on the clock as Megan Connolly closed the opposition goalkeeper down but after winning the ball, her shot was blocked.

Ireland continued to create chances as the impressive Harriet Scott, in just her second appearance for the national side, burst down the left to find Aine O’Gorman with a low cross, but the UCD Waves striker saw her shot well saved. Read the rest of this entry →

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Live Stream: Italy v Belgium | Cyprus Cup 2017

March 3, 2017 in Cyprus Cup, Live, News

Live Stream: Italy v Belgium | Cyprus Cup 2017

Watch the live stream as Italy face Belgium in their second 2017 Cyprus Cup. Here is a reminder of the full Cyprus Cup 2017 schedule.

Cyprus Cup Live Stream