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Gavin Bazunu Confirmed As U21 Goalkeeper For Armenia Clash

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Stephen Kenny has confirmed there will be four new faces in the Ireland U21 line-up for Thursday’s clash with Armenia.  Due to unforeseen circumstances, Caoimhin Kelleher, Michael Obafemi, Conor Masterson, Neil Farrugia and Trevor Clarke pulled out of the squad through injury while both Jayson Molumby and Lee O’Connor are suspended. Speaking to FAI TV earlier today, Kenny confirmed that …

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English FA Investigate Alleged Sectarian Chants Aimed At James McClean During Barnsley Match

The English Football Association have launched an investigation after James McClean was allegedly targeted with sectarian chanting by Barnsley fans. The Republic of Ireland international was said to have been targeted during Stoke City’s 4-2 win over Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon. According to the Daily Mail, a small section of supporters regularly booed McClean and songs containing the …

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FAI Confirm Aaron Connolly Will Miss Doubleheader Through Injury

Brighton striker Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of Ireland’s upcoming Aviva doubleheader against New Zealand and Denmark with a groin injury. Connolly came off injured during half-time of his side’s 3-1 defeat to Manchester United at the weekend with manager Graham Potter outlining that he was “feeling his thigh a little.” The FAI confirmed the news on Monday after …

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Xhaka Breaks Silence After Being Stripped Of Arsenal Captaincy

Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka has broken his silence on his clash with supporters during the Gunners 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace which saw the Swiss midfielder stripped of the club captaincy. Xhaka was substituted in the second half by manager Unai Emery and was met with a chorus of jeers from the Emirates faithful as he left the pitch. This led …

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West Ham Striker Anthony Scully One Of Several Changes To Ireland Under-21 Squad

West Ham United striker Anthony Scully has received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland Under-21 squad ahead of the upcoming European Qualifiers against Armenia and Sweden. Scully, who is the son of former Ireland B international and QPR winger Tony Scully, has been in tremendous form for The Hammers’ Under-23 side scoring 11 goals and providing six assists …

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Aaron Connolly An Injury Doubt For Ireland’s Upcoming Games

Aaron Connolly has emerged as an injury doubt for the Republic of Ireland’s upcoming games. Ireland play New Zealand in a friendly on Thursday before facing Denmark in a crucial Euro 2020 qualifier on November 18, a game they must win to qualify for the tournament next summer. Both games will be at the Aviva Stadium and Mick McCarthy could …

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Liverpool Hammer Manchester City To Go Eight Points Clear At The Top Of The Premier League

Liverpool have gone nine points clear of Manchester City after hammering their rivals 3-1 at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s team put City to the sword on Sunday afternoon, convincingly beating Pep Guardiola’s side thanks to goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. Bernardo Silva scored a consolation goal for City. Although there are still two-thirds of the season to play, …

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Why Manchester City Weren’t Given A Penalty Before Lead-Up To Liverpool Goal

Liverpool dominated the first half in their top of the table clash against Manchester City on Sunday evening at Anfield scoring twice in the opening twenty minutes. It was a brilliant first 45 minutes against the reigning champions from Jurgen Klopp’s side but their opening goal appeared to come in controversial fashion. In the lead-up to Fabinho’s scintillating strike which …

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Mick McCarthy Hits Out At Derby Following Richard Keogh Sacking

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has explained that he was “astounded” by Derby County’s decision to terminate the contract of defender Richard Keogh. Keogh was sacked by the club last week with immediate effect on the grounds of ‘gross misconduct’ after he was involved in a car crash which saw Derby teammates Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett charged with drink driving. …

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Cliftonville Defender Scores Outrageous Goal From Inside Own Half

Cliftonville defender Conor McDermott scored a brilliant effort from inside his own half as his side defeated Warrenpoint 4-1 in the Irish Premiership. McDermott, who is on loan from League of Ireland outfit Derry City, found the net in his side’s impressive victory with a goal he will no doubt remember for a long long time. Clearly brimming with confidence …

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The Experimental Ireland XI McCarthy Should Play Against New Zealand

Ireland take on New Zealand next Thursday at the Aviva Stadium as they prepare for their crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark. Mick McCarthy selected a 28-man squad ahead of the Dublin doubleheader, with the game against the All Whites an opportunity for the Irish boss to give some fringe players and new faces a chance. After Ireland’s disappointing displays …

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Conor Noss Included While Harvey Neville Misses Out On Irish U19 Squad

Ireland U19 manager Tom Mohan has named his 20-man squad ahead of the European Qualifiers against Switzerland, Gibraltar and Austria. The Boys in Green will play three games in six days in Austria as they look to reach the he Elite Round of qualifiers with the finals being hosted in Northern Ireland next year. Mohan has selected Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Conor …

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