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Oisin McQueirns is a digital journalist at Pundit Arena. Massive fan of Leeds United, Ric Flair and Trusting The Process. Contact him here oisin@punditarena.com

FAI Reportedly Interested In Switch For Rangers Wonderkid

The Republic of Ireland are reportedly targeting 17-year old Rangers winger Josh McPake to play for the Boys in Green, despite him representing Scotland at U17 level. According to reports in the Scottish media, the FAI are looking to snatch McPake from under Scotland’s nose with the Ibrox standout qualifying to play for Ireland through his grandmother. McPake is extremely …

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Northern Ireland’s Oliver Norwood Announces International Retirement

Northern Ireland and Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Norwood has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 28. The midfielder was one of the Green and White Army’s key players winning 57 caps for his country but announced today that he would be finishing international football to focus on his club career at Bramall Lane. Norwood came through …

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Callum Robinson Eases Irish Fans’ Concerns Following Injury Scare

Sheffield United forward Callum Robinson has eased Irish fans concerns ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria after he limped off in the Blades’ 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at the weekend. Robinson started up front for Chris Wilder’s side along with fellow Irish international David McGoldrick and impressed but was forced off the field in the second …

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Tipperary Dominate Sunday Game Hurling Team Of The Year

The Sunday Game have selected their 2019 Hurling Team of the Year with All-Ireland champions Tipperary dominating proceedings. The Premier County clinched the Liam MacCarthy Cup with a 3-25 to 0-20 victory over rivals Kilkenny in this year’s showcase at Croke Park. Ronan Maher, Padraic Maher and Brendan Maher were all included for Liam Sheedy’s side along with the panel’s …

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Mick McCarthy Seemingly Quick To Dismiss Unproven Michael Obafemi

Irish manager Mick McCarthy admitted that Southampton striker Michael Obafemi is unproven as he assesses his 40-man provisional squad ahead of the games against Switzerland and Bulgaria. McCarthy selected a large panel which will be cut down to 23 over the next couple of weeks and it includes ten forwards, including Obafemi. The 19-year-old has yet to feature in a …

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Irish U19s Star Jonathan Afolabi Set For Move To Celtic

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi is reportedly set to join Scottish champions Celtic as the free agent decides on his next move in football. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, with several clubs previously interested in signing him. …

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The Final Cut: Predicting The 17 Men Who’ll Miss Out On Irish Squad

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy named a 40-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria in Dublin. McCarthy included new trio Troy Parrott, Nathan Collins and Kieran Sadlier in the squad as well recalling Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy. The extended squad means that the Irish manager must cut 17 players before the clash with the Swiss …

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“Eligibility Issues” – McCarthy Gives Update On Dan Crowley’s Irish Future

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has provided an update on Birmingham midfielder Dan Crowley’s international future outlining that the 22-year-old is still sorting out his eligibility. Crowley was one of the biggest omission from McCarthy’s 40-man provisional squad which contained first call ups for Troy Parrott, Nathan Collins and Kieran Sadlier. The former Arsenal midfielder confirmed earlier this year that he …

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Troy Parrott Included As McCarthy Names Provisional Irish Squad

Mick McCarthy has named his 40-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria at the Aviva Stadium. McCarthy has named 17-year old Tottenham striker Troy Parrott in his squad while also handing young Stoke defender Nathan Collins a first chance in the senior setup. Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy returns to the squad for the first …

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Ander Herrera Speaks On Bizarre Methods Of Marcelo Bielsa

Former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera opened up on his experience working under current Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during their time at Athletic Bilbao. Herrera spent two years working under the Argentine in the Basque Country, with Bilbao reaching both the Europa League and Copa Del Rey finals. Bielsa now plies his trade in Yorkshire as he looks to …

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