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.

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 “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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