Republic of Ireland EURO 2016 Group Draw & Fixtures

Updated: February 23, 2014
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The draw for the expanded European Football Championships has taken place and the Republic of Ireland EURO 2016 Group Draw looks difficult.

Martin O’Neil and Roy Keane’ side  are in a tough group with Germany, Gibraltar, Georgia, Scotland, Poland.

The top two teams qualify automatically and the third place teams enter a play-off so the big matches of group will be against the third seeds Poland and fourth seeds Scotland.

Sean St Ledger  - Its a very difficult group, we would have liked to avoid Germany but the players will be looking forward to game against Scotland. Germany are set to top the group so we will be playing for second.

Martin O’Neill “Difficult group but exciting, we may have liked another group as Germany are the stand out team.”

“Lets go positively for the group. Its just very exciting for us as a new management team. Its will be amazing to qualify for the finals.”

Group A: Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Iceland, Latvia, Turkey, Czech Republic

Group B: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Andorra, Cyprus, Wales, Israel, Belgium

Group C: Spain, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Belarus, Slovakia, Ukraine

Group D: Germany, Gibraltar, Georgia, Scotland, Poland, Republic of Ireland

Group E: England, San Marino, Lithuania, Estonia, Slovenia, Switzerland

Group F: Greece, Faroe Islands, Northern Ireland, Finland, Romania, Hungary

Group G: Russia, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, Austria, Sweden

Group H: Italy, Malta, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Norway, Croatia

Group I: Portugal, France, Albania, Armenia, Serbia, Denmark

Euro 2016 qualifier fixtures (Kick-offs Irish time):

Georgia v Ireland, Sunday 7 September 2014, KO 5pm

Ireland v Gibraltar, Saturday 11 October 2014, KO 5pm

Germany v Ireland, Tuesday 14 October 2014, KO 7.45pm

Scotland v Ireland, Friday 14 November 2014, KO 7.45pm

Ireland v Poland, Sunday 29 March 2015, KO 7.45pm

Ireland v Scotland, Saturday 13 June 2015, KO 5pm

Gibraltar v Ireland, Friday 4 September 2015, KO 7.45pm

Ireland v Georgia, Monday 7 September 2015, KO 7.45pm

Ireland v Germany,Thursday  8 October 2015, KO 7.45pm

Poland v Ireland, Sunday 11 October 2015, KO 7.45pm

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