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Irish hold Germans with late goal

Robbie Keane scored an equaliser deep into injury time to keep Ireland's World Cup hopes still alive.
Keane finish - Images from the match

Ireland rally to hold Cameroon

Ireland outplayed Cameroon in the second session but had to settle for a 1-1 draw in their group E match.
Irish eyes are smiling - Images from the match

Ireland showed they were made of sterner stuff by qualifying against formidable opposition. And if past performance is any indicator, the Irish should reap gains at this finals.

Their strength lies in midfield, where the inspirational Roy Keane regulates the traffic. The Irish team is hardworking and capable of striking up a good rhythm when the occasion demands.

However, Cameroon and Germany may pose problems. They can afford to take it easy against Saudi Arabia.

Shay Given, Dean Kiely, Alan Kelly.

Steve Staunton, Steve Finan, Kenny Cunningham, Gary Breen, Ian Harte, Gary Kelly, Richard Dunne, Andy O'Brien.

Jason McAteer, Roy Keane, Mark Kinsella, Matt Holland, Kevin Kilbane, Mark Kennedy, Lee Carsley.

Robbie Keane, Niall Quinn, Clinton Morrison, Damien Duff, David Connelly.
Qualifying campaign
D 2-2 Netherlands (a)
D 1-1 Portugal (a)
W 2-0 Estonia (h)
W 4-0 Cyprus (a)
W 3-0 Andorra (a)
W 3-1 Andorra (h)
D 1-1 Portugal (h)
W 2-0 Estonia 0-2 (a)
W 1-0 Netherlands (h)
W 4-0 Cyprus (h)

W 2-0 Iran (h)
L 0-1 Iran (a)

June 16, 2002

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  • June 11, 2002
  • Ireland cruise through

  • June 10, 2002
  • Ireland won't take Saudi lightly

  • June 5, 2002
  • Irish hold Germans with late goal

  • June 4, 2002
  • Record-breaking Germany ready for Ireland

  • June 2, 2002
  • Ireland will be tougher, says Voeller

  • June 1, 2002
  • Ireland rally to hold Cameroon

  • May 29, 2002
  • Ireland pleads with FIFA for a sub

  • May 24, 2002
  • Ireland send Keane home

  • May 23, 2002
  • Ireland send Keane home

  • April 26, 2002
  • England hit by Neville blow, Keane returns

  • May 7, 2002
  • Ireland stick with familiar faces for World Cup

  • December 1, 2001
  • France, Senegal to kick off 2002 World Cup


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