The Republic of Ireland are nicknamed 'The Boys in Green' and they wear green home shirts with white and orange trim to reflect the country's flag with their kit manufactured by Umbro. The away shirt is white with a green band across the front with green shorts and the nations last major appearance in a tournament was in the 2012 UEFA Euro where they played in group containing Spain, Italy and Croatia.
Ireland wear a kit of green shirts for their home games, this strip has been pulled one by many famous players even if without a great deal of success, a few of the names are; John Aldridge, Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Ray Hough ton, Robbie Keane, Roy Keane, Mick McCarthy, Niall Quinn, Frank Stapleton and Ronnie Whelan.
Ireland become the latest team to ready themselves for Euro 2016 by officially releasing their adidas home shirt. The Ireland national team will patriotically represent their nation within the forthcoming 2016 European Championship through a wonderfully iconic home shirt using trademark colours o [...]
Unveiling a classic white away kit last year, Ireland have officially revealed their new away kit for the 2015-16 international season. Again supplied by British brand Umbro, the new away shirt takes a bold approach boasting a dark grey and white colour scheme [...]
The Republic of Ireland national football team were accepted into the international community in 1923, though they did not play their first full international until the three - nil defeat to Italy in Turin, in 1926. Following that start, they had not qualified for any international tournaments until Euro 88 in Germany. That achievement was followed by reaching the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup, this was the only time that the Irish qualified for two consecutive tournaments. Ireland play their home games at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, the same venue as used by the national rugby side.
Under coach Jack Charlton and Mick McCarthy the nation qualified for their first ever UEAF European Championship where they played in the UEFA Euro 1988 then the 1990 FIFA World Cup. The nation have several players who play in the English Premier League including Norwich City's Wes Hoolahan, West Bromwich Albion's Shane Long, Stoke City's Jonathan Walters and Everton's Seamus Coleman.