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Ireland in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Ireland's third appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Quarter-finals: Italy 1990.

Ireland in the 2002 World Cup

The Football Association of Ireland
Group E

Ireland vs Cameroon

With all the media coverage of the Roy Keane affair circulating around the world, it was time for Ireland to let their their football do the talking.

Germany vs Ireland

Germany paid the price for thinking the game was already won and suffering a lack of concentration at the back, as Robbie Keane slipped through Linke and Ramelow to smash a drive past Ollie Kahn's left ear.

Saudi Arabia vs Ireland

The boys in green stay on course to earn a place in the Second Round.

Knockout Stage

Spain vs Ireland (Second Round)

Ireland's 2002 World Cup campaign ended at the penalty spot.

Union of European Football Associations.

The Football Association of Ireland.

Republic of Ireland World Cup Squad


1 Shay Given (Newcastle United)
16 Dean Kiely (Charlton Athletic)
23 Alan Kelly (Blackburn Rovers)


2 Steve Finnan (Fulham)
3 Ian Harte (Leeds United)
4 Kenny Cunningham (Wimbledon)
5 Steve Staunton (Aston Villa)
14 Gary Breen (Coventry City)
15 Richard Dunne (Manchester City)
18 Gary Kelly (Leeds United)
20 Andrew O'Brien (Newcastle United)


6 Roy Keane (Manchester United) - Sent Home
7 Jason McAteer (Sunderland)
8 Matt Holland (Ipswich Town)
11 Kevin Kilbane (Sunderland)
12 Mark Kinsella (Charlton Athletic)
21 Stephen Reid (Millwall)
22 Lee Carsley (Everton)


9 Damien Duff (Blackburn Rovers)
10 Robbie Keane (Leeds United)
13 David Connolly (Wimbledon)
17 Niall Quinn (Sunderland)
19 Clinton Morrison (Crystal Palace)

Mick McCarthy.

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Senegal Senegal, Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

Destination Ireland

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