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Wes Hoolahan To Train With Cambridge United Ahead Of New Season

Former Irish international Wes Hoolahan will be joining League Two Cambridge United to train with the first team squad during the opening weeks of pre-season. Hoolahan spent last season at Championship club West Brom but didn’t see much first-team action at the Hawthorns starting just four games throughout the year. The 37-year old however could see more regular football at …

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Keane “Guarantees” Luca Connell Won’t Become Another Declan Rice

Ireland assistant manager Robbie Keane has insisted that talented midfielder Luca Connell will not become another Declan Rice despite reported interest from England in persuading him to play for the Three Lions. Connell has represented Ireland since U17 level and was recently called into the senior squad by Mick McCarthy for the qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar but was forced …

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Five Irish U21 Stars Who Could Step Up To McCarthy’s Senior Squad

On Saturday, Ireland’s U21s suffered a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Mexico in the third/fourth-placed playoff at the Toulon Tournament. Stephen Kenny’s men impressed throughout the prestigious competition with a fourth-place finish their best performance ever in Toulon. Victories over China and Bahrain and two draws with a strong Mexican side earned the 21s deserved plaudits with the future looking …

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“Why Should We Go And Chase People? We Are F***ing Ireland”

Ireland assistant manager Robbie Keane has hit out at the recruitment of English born-players for the senior squad outlining that they shouldn’t be chasing anyone to come and play. Mick McCarthy had recently been pursuing Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford, who qualifies to play for the Boys in Green, but despite promising initial discussions, the Irish boss outlined that the …

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Ireland’s Jayson Molumby Named Among Best Players At Toulon Tournament

Ireland U21’s captain Jayson Molumby has been rewarded for his excellent displays at this year’s Toulon Tournament by being named as one of the competition’s top four players. Stephen Kenny’s men finished fourth after losing to Mexico on penalties in the third/fourth-placed playoff but put in a number of fine performances as they reached the semi-finals for the first time ever. …

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Go And Watch Daniel Mandroiu While You Can, He’s A Special Talent

“In Dublin’s fair city, where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on Danny Mandroiu.” Friday night’s Dublin derby was an absolutely brilliant showcase of everything that makes the League of Ireland special, as Bohemians once again got the better of their bitter rivals Shamrock Rovers. A sold-out Dalymount Park witnessed a fantastic game of Friday night …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Tonight’s Dublin Derby

On Friday night, Shamrock Rovers travel across the city to face their Dublin rivals Bohemians in a highly-anticipated derby at Dalymount Park. Without a win against Bohs in their last seven games and looking to bounce back from a disappointing result against Derry last week, the Hoops will have their sights set on the three points in a bid to …

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The Future Is Now: An Exciting Irish XI Of Players 25 & Under

With another international break in the books, Ireland sit top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group thanks to a strong draw against Denmark and a 2-0 win over Gibraltar. There may be tougher challenges to come, with home and away ties with Switzerland in September and October, but manager Mick McCarthy is on the right track in achieving his sole …

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Report: Celtic Open Talks With Bolton Over Irish Prospect Luca Connell

Scottish champions Celtic have reportedly opened up talks with Bolton over the potential signing of talented Irish midfielder Luca Connell. According to the Scottish Sun, the two clubs are currently in discussions over the 18-year-old’s future with Celtic in pole position to acquire his services. Connell can leave the club, who will start the League One campaign with a fifteen …

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Five Irish Players Who Were Absent At The Peak Of Their Powers

Mick McCarthy vented his frustrations during the week at the continued calls to somehow accommodate both Seamus Coleman and Matt Doherty in the same team.   In his second stint as Irish boss, the 60-year-old has been hard pressed by the media on the issue, especially given Doherty’s rousing form for Wolves this season. Having experimented with the Dubliner as …

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Robbie Keane On What Troy Parrott Needs To Do To Become A Top Player

Ireland assistant manager and former Tottenham Hotspur striker Robbie Keane has called for caution over the hyperbole surrounding 17-year old Troy Parrott who many feel is the heir to the record goalscorer’s throne. Parrott is one of Ireland’s most promising prospects having impressed for Spurs’ underage sides, scoring 19 goals this season, including 14 in just nine games for the U18s. …

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