Igor Bugaev

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Moldova manager  Igor Dobrovolski: “We want the team to play as confidently and as aggressively as possible.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Group D’s basement side Moldova have picked up just two points so far during this qualification campaign – but a third on Friday night would surely c(...)

Moldova’s Igor Bugaev celebrates scoring against Ireland last year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland head into Friday night’s World Cup qualifier against Moldova knowing anything other than victory over the Group D basement boy(...)

Ireland’s goalkeeper Darren Randolph after the victory in Moldova. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland keeper Darren Randolph is making no apologies for being greedy as he targets World Cup qualification. When the 29-year-old was as(...)

James McClean celebrates scoring his second and the Republic of Ireland’s third goal during the World Cup qualifying Group D game at the Zimbru Stadium in Chisinau. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Moldova 1 Republic of Ireland 3 For a team that, even by their own manager’s admission, struggles to “wipe the floor,” this two-goal defeat of Moldov(...)