Martin O’Neill admits World Cup gift would be ‘something …

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says that subordinate for a World Cup would be “something else”, and substitute a feat of reaching a European Championships final year.

The Irish face Denmark in their play-off initial leg for Russia 2018 on Saturday night in Copenhagen, before a lapse in Dublin on Tuesday, and could nonetheless strech uninterrupted general tournaments for a initial time given 1988-90.

Ireland got to a final 16 of Euro 2016, though O’Neill remarkable a special inlet of a World Cup.

“It’s a good diversion for us, apparently a same with Denmark as good too though as distant we are concerned, subordinate for a Euros was a good feat for us,” he pronounced in Copenhagen on Friday. “I suspicion some of a performances were great, a immature male beside me [Robbie Brady] fake a good repute by personification brilliantly.

“The World Cup is something else too and if we could make it, it would be fantastic. Our opponents apparently feel a same.

“Generally, we have been adult opposite it many of a time in final integrate of years. The Euros organisation was a flattering formidable one and we managed to come by that by a play-offs.

 “This was even some-more formidable since usually a tip side would go by automatically. We were fourth seed, though we have managed to make it so distant and we have had some large battles.


 “We had to win in Wales – we had to win a final dual games to conduct that, and we take a position here on merit, that’s a point, so we have got to go again.

 “I don’t consider for one minute, in all seriousness, a players consider that this diversion is anything though difficult, of march it is, unequivocally difficult.

 “They’ve [Denmark] got some glorious players who can means a lot of problems – Eriksen has been personification illusory football now for maybe 16 months, though he’s not usually Danish actor who can play.

 “They have got some unequivocally good players – though so have we. We are going to try to play to a strengths – we are going to try to play strongly, we’re going to have to be means to urge scrupulously when it comes to it and we are going to have to take a chances.

 “That’s what we are going to have to do and over a dual legs, we will give ourselves a chance, we hope.”

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