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Mick McCarthy Praises Parrott But Details Dilemma Over Ryan Manning

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has been keeping tabs on a host of his players as the English divisions approach the extremely busy Christmas period. In the Premier League, Aaron Connolly has returned to full fitness and is impressing at Brighton, while Southampton’s Shane Long and Burnley’s Robbie Brady have been finding more regular game time as of late. In the …

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FAI Accounts Reveal John Delaney Received €462,000 Severance Package

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The Football Association of Ireland published their accounts for 2017 and 2018 with the latter report revealing the severance package paid out to former CEO John Delaney. Delaney resigned from the Association in September following controversy surrounding The Sunday Times’ investigation into a €100,000 bridging loan the former CEO paid to the FAI in 2017. The accounts revealed that Delaney …

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FAI President Donal Conway To Step Down From Role In January

The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed that President Donal Conway will step down from his role as President of the FAI at the EGM in January. The EGM will take place on the 25 January 2020 and will be convened for the purpose of electing Conway’s successor in the role of President of the association. The FAI also confirmed …

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Talented Irish U19 Defender Rewarded By Norwich With First Pro Contract

Irish U19 international defender Andrew Omobamidele has signed his first professional contract with Premier League club Norwich City. The 17-year-old, who was born in Dublin, has been with The Canaries since July 2018 featuring for both the U18 and U23s at the club this season. Omobamidele also featured for Ireland’s U17s in the European Championships in Dublin earlier this summer …

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Richard Keogh’s Appeal Against Derby Dismissal Reportedly Rejected

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Republic of Ireland defender Richard Keogh has had his appeal against his dismissal rejected by Derby County according to The Telegraph. Keogh’s contract was terminated last month for gross misconduct after he was involved in a car crash which saw his teammates Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett convicted of drink driving. The 33-year-old’s appeal was reportedly heard at Pride Park …

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Ireland Midfielder Josh Cullen Facing Spell On The Sidelines

Josh Cullen has suffered an injury blow with Charlton manager Lee Bowyer outlining that the Irish international damaged ligaments in his ankle. Cullen was stretchered off the field during Charlton’s 2-2 draw against Cardiff City at The Valley over the weekend, suffering what appeared to be a serious injury. The 23-year-old, who has started every league game for The Addicks …

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Harding Cup Heads To UCD After Powerful Performance Against Maynooth

UCD  3-0   MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY –  (November 22nd, Queens University) By John Hudson Two set-piece first-half goals from central defenders plus a late strike helped capture the Irish Universities Harding Cup, the first year’s main cup, for UCD with a hard-earned 3-0 win over Maynooth University in the final at Queen’s University Belfast. Well done to all of our freshers who …

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Ireland’s Euro 2020 Playoff Path Confirmed

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The Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 playoff path was confirmed at a draw on Friday morning. If they are to reach the tournament, they will have to come through two away games.  Ireland failed to qualify directly for Euro 2020, finishing third in qualification Group D behind Switzerland and Denmark, a result that was confirmed on Monday night following a …

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Bayern Munich Reportedly Interested In Signing Troy Parrott

German champions Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in signing Tottenham and Ireland striker Troy Parrott with the 17-year-old catching the club’s eye thanks to his standout performances over the past year. According to The Daily Mail, Bayern are eyeing up the English market in an attempt to find a potential coup, in a similar style to how fellow Bundesliga club …

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Ireland Set To Face Slovakia Away In Euro 2020 Playoff

Ireland look set for an away trip to Slovakia in their first Euro 2020 playoff after Wales defeated Hungry to qualify automatically for the tournament. UEFA may change Ireland into Path A from Path B if they wish to, however it is thought that they will keep the four teams in Path B as they currently are. That means that …

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