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Republic of Ireland
Country overview

This page shows positions in rankings and best historical results of Republic of Ireland. Irish association (official name "Football Association of Ireland", FIFA code "IRL") was established in 1921. Ireland is member of FIFA since 1923 and member of UEFA since 1954.

UEFA Country Ranking chart

UEFA Country Ranking is based on the results of each association's clubs in the five previous UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League seasons. The rankings determine the number of places allocated to an association (country) in forthcoming UEFA club competition.

National Ranking UEFA chart

National Ranking UEFA is based on the results of each association's national team in previous FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro qualifications and final tournaments. The rankings determine seeding of national teams in UEFA Euro and UEFA Nations League draws.

Best historical results

Best UEFA Champions League / European Cup results:
-- Since 1999/2000:  Q4 - Dundalk FC (17)
-- 1992/1993 - 1998/1999:
  Last 32 - Cork City FC (94)
-- 1955/1956 - 1991/1992:  Last 16 - Waterford United FC (71), Bohemian FC (79), Dundalk FC (80)

Best UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup results:
-- Since 2004/2005:
  Group Stage - Shamrock Rovers FC (12), Dundalk FC (17)
-- 1999/2000 - 2003/2004:
  Last 96 - Bohemian FC (01)
-- 1971/1972 - 1998/1999:  Last 32 - Athlone Town AFC (76), Shamrock Rovers FC (83)

Best FIFA World Cup results:
-- Since 1998: 
Last 16 (2002)
-- 1930 - 1994:  Quarter-final (1990)

Best UEFA Euro results:
-- Since 1996:
  Last 16 (2016)
-- 1960 - 1992:  Group stage (1988)