Republic of Ireland at the FIFA World Cup

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The Republic of Ireland have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on three occasions. They hold the all time World Cup record of most appearances, always advancing from first round.

FIFA World Cup record[edit]

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA Position
Uruguay 1930 Did not enter
Italy 1934 Did not qualify 2 0 1 1 6 9 3/3
France 1938 2 0 1 1 5 6 2/2
Brazil 1950 4 1 1 2 6 7 2/3
Switzerland 1954 4 2 0 2 8 6 2/3
Sweden 1958 4 2 1 1 6 7 2/3
Chile 1962 4 0 0 4 3 17 3/3
England 1966 3 1 0 2 3 4 Lost Playoff
Mexico 1970 6 0 1 5 3 14 4/4
West Germany 1974 4 1 1 2 4 5 2/3
Argentina 1978 4 1 1 2 2 4 3/3
Spain 1982 8 4 2 2 17 11 3/5
Mexico 1986 8 2 2 4 5 10 4/5
Italy 1990 Quarter final 7th 5 0 4 1 2 3 8 5 2 1 10 2 2/5
United States 1994 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 2 4 12 7 4 1 19 6 2/7
France 1998 Did not qualify 12 5 4 3 25 11 2/6 Lost Playoff
South Korea Japan 2002 Round of 16 12th 4 1 3 0 6 3 12 8 3 1 25 6 2/6 Won Playoff
Germany 2006 Did not qualify 10 4 5 1 12 5 4/6
South Africa 2010 12 4 7 1 13 10 2/6 Lost Playoff
Brazil 2014 10 4 2 4 16 17 4/6
Total 3/20 13 2 8 3 10 10 129 51 38 40 188 194
'*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.

Republic of Ireland at Italy 1990[edit]

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Republic of Ireland 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
 Netherlands 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
 Egypt 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2

Note: Republic of Ireland awarded second place by drawing of lots

11 June 1990
21:00
England  1 – 1  Republic of Ireland
Lineker Goal 8' (Report) Sheedy Goal 73'
Stadio Sant'Elia, Cagliari
Attendance: 35,238
Referee: Aron Schmidhuber (West Germany)

17 June 1990
17:00
Republic of Ireland  0 – 0  Egypt
(Report)
Stadio La Favorita, Palermo
Attendance: 33,288
Referee: Marcel Van Langenhove (Belgium)

21 June 1990
21:00
Netherlands  1 – 1  Republic of Ireland
Gullit Goal 10' (Report) Quinn Goal 71'
Stadio La Favorita, Palermo
Attendance: 33,288
Referee: Michel Vautrot (France)

Knockout phase[edit]


30 June 1990
21:00
Italy  1 – 0  Republic of Ireland
Schillaci Goal 38' (Report)
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 73,303
Referee: Carlos Silva Valente (Portugal)

Republic of Ireland at USA 1994[edit]

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 Italy 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 Norway 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4

18 June 1994
16:05 EDT
Italy  0 – 1  Republic of Ireland
(Report) Houghton Goal 11'
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford
Attendance: 75,338
Referee: Mario van der Ende (Netherlands)

24 June 1994
12:35 EDT
Mexico  2 – 1  Republic of Ireland
García Goal 42' Goal 65' (Report) Aldridge Goal 84'
Citrus Bowl, Orlando
Attendance: 60,790
Referee: Kurt Röthlisberger (Switzerland)

28 June 1994
12:35 EDT
Republic of Ireland  0 – 0  Norway
(Report)
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford
Attendance: 72,404
Referee: José Torres Cadena (Colombia)

Knockout phase[edit]

4 July 1994
12:05 EDT
Netherlands  2 – 0  Republic of Ireland
Bergkamp Goal 11'
Jonk Goal 41'
(Report)
Citrus Bowl, Orlando
Attendance: 61,355
Referee: Peter Mikkelsen (Denmark)

Republic of Ireland at Korea/Japan 2002[edit]

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 7
 Republic of Ireland 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 5
 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1 4
 Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 0 12 -12 0

1 June 2002
15:30
Republic of Ireland  1 – 1  Cameroon
Holland Goal 52' (Report) Mboma Goal 39'
Niigata Stadium, Niigata
Attendance: 33,679
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)

5 June 2002
20:30
Germany  1 – 1  Republic of Ireland
Klose Goal 19' (Report) Robbie Keane Goal 90+2'


Knockout phase[edit]

See also[edit]

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