Ireland National Street Soccer Team 2016

Results Homeless World Cup, Glasgow 2016

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Ireland National Street Soccer Team Results Homeless World Cup, Glasgow 2016 [Reference: 1]


Ireland defeated Lithuania on Penalties in the first game at the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow in 2016, before going on a goal-spree, putting 11 past Bulgaria, 13 past USA, and then defeating Greece 15-1 and Sweden 14-1. 64 teams from 52 Nations entered the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow, home of the World Street Soccer Federation. It was played in specially built pitches.

The Irish team was made up of players from the Irish Homeless Street Leagues, and was managed by Sean Kavanagh and coached by Thomas Morgan.

Ireland Homeless World Cup Team 2016 [Reference: 2]



[1] The (2016) Irish team excel at the 2016 Homeless World Cup and rack up fifth consecutive win [Internet] Aavailable from: [Accessed 4 August 2020]


[2] The (2016) irelandwc-390×285 [Internet] Aavailable from:×285.png [Accessed 4 August 2020]


Thanks to Richard Conville, Conor Lynch, Maurice Lynch, Dylan Brennan; Eoin O’Fearghaill, Jason, Simon Williams.

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