UEFA confirm Ireland's Nations League fixture list
UEFA have confirmed dates and kick-off times for the Republic of Ireland’s Nations League fixtures under new manager Stephen Kenny in the autumn when Bulgaria, Finland and Wales will provide the opposition.
These games will be played alongside the Euro 2020 play-off semi-final away to Slovakia on October 8 and a potential play-off final against Bosnia & Herzegovina or Northern Ireland on November 12.
The Ireland boss will kick-off his senior managerial reign with a visit to Sofia to play Bulgaria in Group B4 of the UEFA Nations League on Thursday, September 3 with a 7.45pm kick-off, Irish time. Finland will provide the opposition for Stephen’s home bow on Sunday, September 6, with a 5pm kick-off, Irish time.
Slovakia will host Ireland in the Euro 2020 Play-Off semi-final on Thursday, October 8 at 7.45pm Irish time before Ireland entertain Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, October 11 at 2pm local time. Finland will provide the opposition in Helsinki on Wednesday, October 14 at 5pm Irish time.
Stephen Kenny will bring Ireland to Wales for their penultimate Nations League group game on Sunday, November 15 with a 5pm kick-off while Bulgaria will visit Dublin 4 on Wednesday, November 18 for a 7.45pm kick-off, Irish time.
IRELAND’S UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE FIXTURES
(All times Irish times)
Thursday, September 3
Bulgaria vs Republic of Ireland (7:45pm)
Sunday, September 6
Republic of Ireland vs Finland (5pm)
Sunday, October 11
Republic of Ireland vs Wales (2pm)
Wednesday, October 14
Finland vs Republic of Ireland (5pm)
Sunday, November 15
Wales v Republic of Ireland (5pm)
Wednesday, November 18
Republic of Ireland vs Bulgaria (7:45pm)