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Did You Know - Wales VS Ireland
Did you know: Wales vs Republic of Ireland
DID YOU KNOW?
- Wales have become the highest-placed British team in the last FIFA world rankings. Moving five places up to 13th, they are ahead of England (15th), Northern Ireland (20th) and Scotland (43rd)
- If Chris Gunter plays against both Georgia and Republic of Ireland, he will be just one cap behind Gary Speed, Wales’ second-highest appearance maker. Speed played 85 times for his country. Gunter is currently on 81 caps…but is still waiting to open his goal account!
- Wayne Hennessey, who marked won his 70th cap with a second successive clean sheet against Moldova, needs just two more caps to join Gunter, Williams and Ledley in the top ten.
- After becoming a FIFA member in 1992, Georgia have yet to reach the finals of a FIFA competition in any age group.
- Wales were victorious in the first four of their 14 meetings with Republic of Ireland but have failed to win any of the last seven clashes.
- Wales have lost just one of their last 20 European Championship and World Cup qualifiers. That was against Bosnia & Herzegovina in October 2015.