Republic of Ireland’s past meetings with Denmark - News Summed Up

Republic of Ireland’s past meetings with Denmark


The Republic of Ireland will go head-to-head with familiar foes Denmark in Dublin next month with a trip to the Euro 2020 finals awaiting the victors. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the memorable games between the sides over the years. Republic of Ireland 2 Denmark 1, World Cup qualifier, October 1956Drawn in the same group as Denmark and England, Ireland launched their campaign in impressive style when goals from Dermot Curtis and George Gavin secured the points at Dalymount Park despite Aage Rou Jensen’s late strike. Republic of Ireland 1 Denmark 1, World Cup qualifier, October 1969Don Givens went on to become Republic of Ireland caretaker manager (Niall Carson/PA)Having seen the initial game abandoned with the score at 1-1 as a result of fog a year earlier, Don Givens scored for the Republic to claim a draw when the sides reconvened in Dublin. Republic of Ireland 1 Denmark 4, World Cup qualifier, November 1985Stapleton’s sixth-minute opener at Lansdowne Road simply served to spark the Danes into life as Preben Elkjaer’s double and further strikes from Michael Laudrup and John Sivabaek eased a talented Denmark side to victory.


Source: Express October 16, 2019 08:26 UTC



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