Republic of Ireland women's national football team

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Republic of Ireland
Nickname(s)The Girls in Green (Irish: Na cailíní i nglas)
AssociationWomen's Football Association of Ireland
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachEileen Gleeson (interim)
CaptainKatie McCabe
Most capsEmma Byrne (134)
Top scorerOlivia O'Toole (54)
Home stadiumTallaght Stadium
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 33 Decrease 3 (7 December 2018)[1]
Highest22 (March – June 2023)
Lowest38 (July – August 2003)
First international
 Wales 2–3 Republic of Ireland 
(Llanelli, Wales; 13 May 1973)
Biggest win
 Republic of Ireland 11–0 Georgia 
(Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland; 30 November 2021)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 10–0 Republic of Ireland 
(Borås, Sweden; 20 September 1992)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2023)
Best resultGroup stage (2023)
WebsiteOfficial website

The Republic of Ireland women's national football team (Irish: Foireann sacair ban Phoblacht na hÉireann) represents Ireland in events like the FIFA Women's World Cup and the UEFA Women's Championship. They recently played in their first World Cup in 2023. They also participate in tournaments like the Algarve Cup, Istria Cup, Cyprus Cup, and Pinatar Cup.[2] The team is organized by the Women's Football Association of Ireland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. "Women's tournaments come to the fore in March".