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Slovakia's PM demands mass testing of entire population for Covid-19 (source — edition.cnn.com) 18/10/2020 11:25:01

Slovakia boss Pavel Hapal tests positive for Coronavirus (source — www.independent.ie) 13/10/2020 13:42:03

Slovakia, Ireland's conquerors in last week's Euro 2020 playoff, have confirmed that their manager, Pavel Hapal, has tested positive for Covid-19.

Coronavirus live news: Brazil records 290 deaths in 24 hours; Italy plans new restrictions (source — www.theguardian.com) 12/10/2020 01:06:06

South American country has now registered 150,488 deaths; Italy moves as daily infections reach highest levels since MarchTwitter rules Donald Trump’s ‘immunity’ tweet is misleadingUK reports further ...

'That's a red herring' - FAI interim CEO Owens differs with Stephen Kenny over circumstances of Covid disruption (source — www.independent.ie) 11/10/2020 16:07:38

Stephen Kenny and FAI Interim CEO Gary Owens are at odds over the circumstances which saw two players ruled out of last week's Euro 2020 playoff in Slovakia due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Callum Robinson and John Egan among five Ireland players to miss Wales clash due to positive Covid test (source — www.independent.ie) 11/10/2020 13:05:39

Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad for this afternoon's UEFA Nations League tie with Wales has been decimated after a squad member tested positive for Covid-19 upon return from Slovakia.

Five Ireland players to miss Wales clash due to positive Covid test (source — www.independent.ie) 11/10/2020 13:05:39

Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad for this afternoon's UEFA Nations League tie with Wales has been decimated after a squad member tested positive for Covid-19 upon return from Slovakia.

FAI Covid case that led to Connolly and Idah missing Slovakia defeat was false positive (source — www.independent.ie) 11/10/2020 11:48:00

The Ireland camp are reeling after it emerged that the Covid-19 test which indirectly ruled Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah out of Thursday's playoff defeat in Slovakia appears to have been a false posit...

Scotland v Slovakia: Nations League still credible amid Covid chaos - Steve Clarke (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 10/10/2020 20:04:49

It is "unfair" to "question the credibility" of international football amid coronavirus disruption, says Scotland head coach Steve Clarke.

Scotland v Slovakia: Visitors' Jaroslav Mihalik out after positive Covid-19 test (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 10/10/2020 13:43:06

Slovakia midfielder Jaroslav Mihalik is out of Sunday's Nations League tie against Scotland at Hampden after testing positive for Covid-19.

12 yards and 10 centimetres: Communication vacuums, fake WhatsApp messages and the Connolly/Idah drama (source — www.independent.ie) 10/10/2020 00:28:35

It was late on Wednesday evening in Bratislava, just as people back in Ireland were giddily digesting the implications of Covid disruption in the Slovakia camp, that the visiting delegation learned th...

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