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FAI Chasing Celtic’s Irish-Eligible Wonder Kid

Celtic DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 28: Martin O'Neill, coach of Republic of Ireland gives instructions during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Iceland at Aviva Stadium on March 28, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The Irish Sun have claimed that the FAI have approached Irish eligible Scottish winger Michael Johnston. The highly rated player qualifies under his grandparents and has already been involved in the Scotish underage set up. Fresh from securing a new deal with the Hoops, the 18-year-old will hope to kick on and win some international honours in the near future. The …

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Watch: Aiden McGeady Scores Yet Another Screamer For Preston

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 14: A defeated Aiden McGeady of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the EURO 2016 Group D Qualifier match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Celtic Park on November 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady continued his fine domestic form for Preston by scoring another cracking goal in the Championship. McGeady netted his eight Championship goal of the season as North End went down 3-2 to Huddersfield Town. McGeady has enjoyed a renaissance under Simon Grayson since joining on loan from Everton last summer. McGeady’s form has been particularly impressive since Christmas where …

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How Ireland Should Line Out Against Iceland On Tuesday

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Martin O'Neill manager of the Republic of Ireland (R) looks on alongisde Roy Keane assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland (L) and Steve Walford coach of the Republic of Ireland (C) prior to 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)

After drawing with Wales on Friday night to leave them in second place on goal difference in World Cup qualification Group D, Ireland’s attentions now turn to Euro 2016’s surprise package, Iceland. Here we select the team Martin O’Neill should put out for the friendly on Tuesday night. _________ Goalkeeper: Kieran Westwood Ireland are lucky to have such a capable understudy …

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Five Talking Points From Ireland’s 0-0 Draw With Wales

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman leaves on a stretcher Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

On a night of many emotions for the Republic of Ireland, Nick Menezes takes us through all the major talking points from the Boys in Green’s stalemate with Wales. ________ 5. Ireland Contain Gareth Bale Martin O’Neill set up a side capable of getting stuck into the Welsh with the midfield trio of  Glenn Whelan, Jeff Hendrick and David Meyler …

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Are New Ireland Caps Completely Out Of The Question Against Wales?

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 21/3/2017 Daryl Horgan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland enter tonight’s game against Wales with a somewhat depleted squad but also a collection of fine in form individuals. Aiden McGeady has been grabbing headlines of late while James McClean has starred so far in this qualifying campaign. However two of Ireland’s best players domestically this season remain uncapped. Conor Hourihane has managed 13 assists and 7 goals this season …

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Five Alternative Ireland Lineups Martin O’Neill Could Select For Wales Clash

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 22/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The build-up to Ireland versus Wales has been dominated by talk of injuries and a reshuffling of Martin O’Neill’s pack. With five players missing from the starting eleven that defeated Austria, enforced changes are guaranteed with a change of system a strong possibility. Considering the large number of pull outs, O’Neill has still assembled a relatively strong squad. Shane Long …

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How Will Martin O’Neill Line Ireland Up Against Wales?

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Martin O’Neills squad selection signalled the start of the build up to Ireland’s qualifier against Wales on March 24th. A 39 provisional squad was announced with that number to be trimmed to a match-day 23 with some of the players not involved possibly taking to the pitch against Iceland. The Ireland manager will be forced into change from the side …

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The Candidates To Replace Robbie Brady’s Creativity Against Wales

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

With Robbie Brady suspended for Ireland’s showdown with Wales at the Aviva stadium, Martin O’Neill will be considering several options to step in for the Burnley man. Robbie Brady started at left back in Vienna and it is likely that Stephen Ward will replace the 25-year-old in a straight swap against Wales. However, some shuffling may be required to accommodate …

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Five Talking Points From Martin O’Neill’s Ireland Squad Announcement

Republic Of Ireland Press Conference, Three HQ, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 13/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill named a 39-man provisional Republic of Ireland squad on Monday for the upcoming international matches against Wales and Iceland, which has created a number of talking points. 1.A strong squad of in-form players Martin O’Neill has a tendency to pick large provisional squads leading up to games and this 39 man selection is no different. However, this might …

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Martin O’Neill Names 39-Man Ireland Squad To Face Wales And Iceland

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland resume their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup later this month. Ireland have taken ten points from a possible twelve in a strong start to their qualification campaign, but three points against Wales at the Aviva Stadium would put them in a commanding position at the halfway point of the group stage. However, the …

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Ciaran Clark Adds To Ireland Boss Martin O’Neill’s Injury Concerns

Ciaran Clark, as well as James McCarthy, have emerged as injury concerns for Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in just under two weeks’ time. Clark was taken off just after the hour mark as his side, Newcastle, went down to Fulham at home this weekend. The 27-year-old has been ever present at the back for Ireland during this qualifying campaign and would be …

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Ireland Winger Aiden McGeady Wins Championship Player Of The Month Award

PRESTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Preston North End's Aidan McGeady celebrates scoring his sides third goal with his team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Brentford at Deepdale on February 11, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Stephen White - CameraSport via Getty Images)

Castigated and celebrated in equal measure throughout his international career, Aiden McGeady is arguably the Republic of Ireland’s most marmite player when it comes to supporter opinion.  Ahead of Ireland’s qualifying campaign-defining game versus Wales later this month in Dublin, the Scotland-born wideman is, however, seemingly after hitting a new gear on loan from Everton at Preston North End. This …

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Watch: Aiden McGeady Scores Yet Another Screamer As Preston Beat QPR

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Aiden McGeady’s fine run of form continued today with a cracking goal against Queens Park Rangers. The winger has bagged some impressive goals in recent weeks during Preston’s post-Christmas purple patch. Irishmen Daryl Horgan and Greg Cunningham were also in action as Preston ran out 2-1 winners at Deepdale as Andy Boyle was left on the bench. Irish eligible Callum …

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