Republic of Ireland 2002 World Cup squad quiz.

Can you name Republic of Ireland’s 2002 World Cup squad?

Republic of Ireland 2002 World Cup squad quiz

With the Republic of Ireland gearing up for a crunch British Isles clash with Wales and it recently being their 2002 World Cup boss Mick McCarthy’s 25th anniversary in management, it got FootyOn writers thinking.

What did their roster of 23 for that major tournament look like all those years ago in South Korea and Japan?

Well, why not test your knowledge by trying out our Republic of Ireland 2002 World Cup squad quiz!

It is powered by Sporcle and is specially conjured up by our very own FootyOn team.

Are you ready then? To help you out, we’ve given you their tournament squad numbers and which clubs they played for at the time.

So, take a breath, limber up your quizzing fingers and switch on your footballing brain to name all 23 players:


Under the guidance of McCarthy that tournament, the Boys in Green managed to reach the last 16 after finishing runners-up in their Group.

That is despite some pre-tournament controversy involving the manager and a certain player…

But how many of the squad do you think you remember?

You’ll be against the clock with just four minutes to complete the list of 23 players.

Don’t dwell too long on ones you are unsure of – and most importantly, don’t be tempted to search up the answers and cheat!

You may not even have the time…

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