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Quiz: Can You Name Ireland’s Starting XI From When They Last Played Austria?

Vienna , Austria - 12 November 2016; Republic of Ireland and Austria supporters prior to the FIFA World Cup Group D Qualifier match between Austria and Republic of Ireland at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna, Austria. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland go into this weekend’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier versus Austria knowing that a victory would propel them towards Russia next summer. Currently joint top of group D with Serbia on eleven points, Martin O’Neill’s men have the chance to seriously dent Austria’s hopes of qualifying with a win whilst potentially simultaneously moving clear of both …

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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Heaps Praise On Cyrus Christie

Leinster , Ireland - 4 May 2017; Cyrus Christie of Republic of Ireland scores his sides 2nd goal during the international friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Uruguay at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

It may have only been a friendly versus Uruguay on Sunday but Cyrus Christie would have been watched closely by fans and management alike as he aspires to step into the shoes of the injured Seamus Coleman.  He performed superbly against Óscar Tabárez’s side in what was a nice build-up game to next Sunday’s crucial qualifier at home to Austria. The 24-year-old still …

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James McClean To Celebrate His 50th Cap By Captaining Ireland Vs Mexico

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Ireland player James McClean in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

James McClean will captain Ireland in Friday’s friendly against Mexico, according to The Irish Independent. The 28-year-old is due to win his 50th cap for his country in what has been an emotional year for the Derryman. McClean is Ireland’s top goalscorer in World Cup qualifying so far, scoring two against Moldova and hitting the crucial winner against Austria in Vienna. …

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Roy Keane Turned Down Huge Offer To Take Charge At Limerick [Report]

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 21/3/2017 Assistant manager Roy Keane Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Irish Independent has reported that Roy Keane was top of Limerick’s list to replace Martin Russell as manager. The Ireland assistant boss has hinted in the past that a return to club management could be on the cards in the future with Sunderland and Ipswich Town his only two previous managerial posts. Having not been a first team manager since 2011, …

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Watch: Cillian Sheridan Proves Once Again Why He Deserves An Ireland Call-Up

NICOSIA, CYPRUS - AUGUST 26: Cillian Sheridan from Apoel Nicosia in action during the match between Aalborg BK and Apoel Nicosia in the Second Round of the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs on August 26, 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images)

Speaking to Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast, The Mixer, a couple of weeks ago Jagiellonia Bialystok striker Cillian Sheridan put his brilliant form in Poland’s top flight down to the momentum he had carried through from playing in Cyprus.  Looking at his form in Poland in isolation, though, it is clear the Cavan native has adapted particularly well to the Ekstraklasa, having …

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